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Europe’s hottest deep tech scaleups

Ten inspiring deep tech scaleups have come out on top in the EIT Digital Challenge 2019 in Brussels. They will share a prize pot of €750k and enter the EIT Digital Accelerator, a World Top Public Business Accelerator. The 10 winners were chosen from 25 finalists across five categories, reflecting EIT Digital’s strategic focus areas: Digital Tech, Digital Cities, Digital Industry, Digital Wellbeing and Digital Finance.

“This is not your usual competition where just the winners count,” explained Chahab Nastar, Chief Innovation Officer at EIT Digital. “The 25 finalists have been carefully selected; they are all winners in the sense that they all have evidence of growth potential. We now welcome them into the EIT Digital Accelerator and will give them dedicated pan European support for customer acquisition and fundraising. We want them to become large dominant companies in their respective markets”.

Digital Industry:

1st place: Oculavis (DE) – Remote Service Platform with customizable service apps, AR and AI applications

2nd place: Wonderflow (NL) – Helps brands extract actionable insights from customer feedback

Digital Tech

1st place: R3 (DE) – High-performance wireless technology for mission-critical industrial applications

2nd place: QuoScient (DE) – Fully automated cybersecurity platform to manage operative processes

Digital Wellbeing:

1st place: Mecuris (DE) – Platform for customizable and 3D-printed prosthetics and orthotics

2nd place: SidekickHealth (IS)- Digital therapeutics platform to prevent and manage chronic diseases

Digital Cities:

1st place: CERBAIR (FR) – Drone detection and neutralisation via radio frequency

2nd place: LORIOT (CH) – Secure and scalable long-range infrastructure provider for IoT

Digital Finance:

1st place: Zelros (FR) – AI and Machine Learning technology, helping insurances increase sales efficiency

2nd place: Minna Technologies (SE) – Subscription management platform for retail banks

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