EU-Israel Hub Selects 13 Startups For 3rd Cohort Of Post-Accelerator Program
EIT Hub Israel, the Israeli branch of the European Union’s Innovation and Technology Arm, announced last week the 13 startups from seven countries to participate in the third cohort of its international post-accelerator program Calling2Scale.
The program will begin later this month and will be facilitated by Israeli renewable energy and environmental infrastructure developer Doral Energy Group, Italian energy supplier Alperia, American medical device company Integer, the innovation center of Israel’s Ichilov Medical Center IMed, and Israel’s largest oil refinery operator BAZAN Group.
The 3-month program targets startups with a working product. A team of Israeli and European mentors and marketing experts from EIT’s broad innovation community will help usher the selected startups into new global markets.
To date, alumni of the program have collectively raised €7.7 million (nearly $8.1 million) in the form of grants and venture capital funds during and after the program.
Opening in 2019, EIT Hub Israel establishes synergies between the EIT’s innovation communities and the Israeli ecosystem to facilitate the growth of startups and increase the number of projects and collaborations between the EU and Israel. The Israeli hub is part of an international cooperation project that includes parallel hubs in Silicon Valley and the UK.
The 13 selected startups are:
Carmel Diagnostics Ltd. (Israel); a groundbreaking medical system selecting the most viable embryos for successful IVF pregnancy.
MOWOOT (Spain); a medical device company treating intestinal transit disorders with a purely physical, non-drug, non-invasive solution.
Iluria (Israel); a clinically validated monitoring software, provides support to caregivers and families for ADHD management and treatment decisions support.
MedixSpace (Netherlands); a digital cancer care ecosystem comprising 4 modules: a virtual tumor board, chemotherapy management, a patient companion app, and continuous care management.
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Solutum (Israel); a novel plastic material with all functionality and benefits of plastic that completely dissolves in water at ambient temperature, after a predetermined delay time, and then bio-degrades to natural and eco-friendly components without microplastic residue.
Bioworld (Portugal); A patented biopolymer, obtained from waste and by-products of the agro-food industry. Depending on the percentage of each waste and/or by-product used in the formulation of the biopolymer, its characteristics can be varied, namely transparency, mechanical resistance, humidity absorption and biodegradability.
Blueplasma Power (Spain); which delivers efficient and profitable solutions to the global problem of non-recyclable organic waste.
Boson Energy (Israel); an enabler for the decarbonization efforts by providing Cost-effective and sustainable Hydrogen from solid residues such MSW, medical waste, Agri-waste, and other.
ACiiST Smart Networks (Israel); which offers seamless, scalable, secure ethernet networking infrastructure technology for smart cities.
SEEDiA Sp. z o.o. (Poland); designer for smart cities with modern and innovative usable objects of small architecture powered by solar energy.
Carbon Analytics (UK); a granular emissions tracking and intelligence platform for decarbonization.
Synvertec (Israel); an algorithm-based software company that enables 100% renewable generation by providing grid stability solutions for inverter-based applications, such as solar PV, battery storage, electric vehicles, and wind.
CYRUS (Greece); which offers a noise-free metal-hydride hydrogen compressor for use in hydrogen refueling stations of the automotive industry.