EIT Health Innovation Day took place on Friday, November 1, in the premises of the Czech Technical University, CIIRC in Prague. Almost 40 visitors have attended the Health Innovation event where they learned how to develop and present an innovative product. And in the end, they designed different kinds of smart glasses for seniors.
Have you been wondering, what interesting Health startups do we have in the Czech Republic? Startup Campus V4 Roadshow - Prague brought together 5 startups from Health or Medtech background and let them pitch in front of an expert jury.
Thursday evening, May 9th 2019 in HubHub, Prague, was dedicated to final pitches of digital startups with impactful innovation. Seven international startups have been preparing during DEXIC Accelerator for this evening pitching event for investors. The whole event was professionally moderated by Mark Downey.
Educational programme NewGenerationSkills (NGS) develops both the digital and entrepreneurial skills of young people and supports them in creating its own digital projects. DEXIC µFabLab provides the equipment which helps to realize these projects.
During the weekend on March 17th-18th, 2nd round of the selection process to DEXIC Accelerator took place in Liberec. 16 excellent startups from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Poland, Sweden and others have attended the weekend-long BootCamp. Startups have spent the weekend with us and the mentors and together went through their Business Model Canvases. Seven startups got the final invitation to DEXIC Accelerator 2019!
On March 11th, we have organized the event "Procuring the Innovation" and hosted more than 40 participants including representatives of public procurers, corporations and startups as well. During the event, inspirational speakers from Ceska sporitelna, CzechInvest, EIT Health and DEX Innovation Centre shared their experience about cooperation with startups. On the spot were also 5 promising startups who presented their innovative solutions.
Deadline for applications to DEXIC Accelerator is over. We have received 140 applications from 15+ countries including the Czech Republic, Slovakia, other CEE countries, but also Sweden, the UK and India! The tough job of selecting is just starting!
We would love to see you at the event "Procuring the Innovation". The event is realized under PPI2Innovate and MY Gateway projects and Startup Europe Week 2019 initiative. We will bring together public procurers and corporations interested in innovation and B2G startups, who can provide them with innovative solutions.
We have opened a technological one-stop-shop for rapid prototyping in the centre of Liberec on the 19th of February.DEXIC µFabLab is a modern one-stop-shop for young people interested in 3D print, PCB, IoT or robotization.
We are very proud and honoured to announce to be joining the EIT Health consortium as the RIS Hub in the Czech Republic! Among other responsibilities to contribute to the EIT Health mission, we will be helping to find the best talents, entrepreneurs and startups from our country.
In the NGS project, we will implement a program that aims to develop students ' entrepreneurial and digital skills. The program that will be attended mainly by secondary schools' students from Liberec and the Technical University of Liberec is almost complete and will be able to start its implementation in the next year.
On Thursday 6th September, Seedstars event took place in Prague. 10 best seed-stage start-ups competed to present the country at the Seedstars Summit and opportunity to win up to USD 1 million in equity investments and other prizes.
During #DEMODAY of DEXIC Accelerator the jury was facing a difficult decision to take - to choose the best startup from the field of ICT. After hard and careful evaluation of all 7 presenting startups and their 4-minutes pitches, the first place was awarded to the startup of which the main ambition is to protect the networks from the harmful malware and access to infected websites, Whalebone. In order to do so, Whaleboneuses their global security intelligence grid which enables the network protection even without any software installation or various configuration changes. #DEMODAY winner is at the same time also a winner of previous DEXIC BootCamp mentoring event held also in Liberec in March of this year, 2018.