Düsseldorf, November 18, 2019

Selected out of more than 500 solutions from over 45 countries by the international jury, 16 Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) techpreneurs entered the Pitch and Award Ceremony on November 18, at the 6th MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM – the hotspot for digital health innovations. Here are the top16 IoMT solutions of 2019 (in alphabetical order):

Headband for customized and precise thermoelectric cooling/warming on the forehead
CarePredict, Inc.
Wristable to detect early signals for changing behavior in elderly care
Goodsomnia AB
Anti-snoring device and app
Non-invasive brain-stimulation medical device for permanent treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Kamedi GmbH
Heat_it, smart treatment of insect bites with heat
Smart drinking device for hydration management
LifeSense Group
Sensor preventing bedwetting for children
Smart patch for needle-free drug delivery
Real-time monitoring for people with epilepsy to predict seizures
Device for detection of stress and guidance for improvement
Telemedical CTG solution
nevisQ GmbH
Smart sensor band to detect a person`s movement patterns
Intelligent insole for GAIT training of Parkinson patients
Kyphi by University of Modena
Wearable device, mobile app and chatbot to prevent asthma attacks
Lab-on-Skin™ ​sensing platform to sense in real-time biochemical information at the surface of the skin
Zeez Sleep Ltd
Small sleep device using brainwave patterns to prompt good sleep

The top3 winners were revealed after a spectacular pitch session with live evaluation:

1st place: Medicsens, Medicsen Smartpatch, Spain
Smart patch for needle-free drug deliver (e.g. for diabetes)
2nd place: MJN-SERAS, MJN-SERAS next step for seizure prediction, Spain
Real-time monitoring for people with epilepsy to predict seizures
3rd place: Kamedi GmbH, Heat-it, Germany
Smart treatment of insect bites with heat

The world’s leading IoMT innovators of 2019 will now officially be part of the prestigious Innovation World Cup® Hall of Fame and benefit from prizes worth 500,000 USD including further pitching slots at prominent innovation events worldwide such as MEDICA, WT | Wearable Technologies Conferences, and Mobile World Congress. Furthermore, the winners will receive significant support from upfront Medtech experts, and potential investors to advance their IoMT solutions further.

The 12th Healthcare Innovation World Cup® is already open for submissions! Submit your solution free of charge from today and take chance to become the next top IoMT groundbreakers of tomorrow.

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Behind the scenes
The 11th Healthcare Innovation World Cup® is a part of the Innovation World Cup® Series, the world’s leading open innovation platform that supports breakthrough innovations to become reality. This year on Monday, November 18, the finals of the 11th Healthcare Innovation World Cup® took place at the MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM, the international innovation hotspot for digital health.

The Innovation World Cup® Series was initiated by Navispace AG in 2003. Current partners include STMicroelectronics, EBV Elektronik, Würth Elektronik, Microtronics, LOXXESS, AiQ Smart Clothing, and VARTA Microbattery. A panel of international industry experts selects the best solutions based on the level of innovation, marketability, and usability. Participation is free of charge.

Further partners include StartupCon, WT | Wearable Technologies, BIM World MUNICH, CSEM, AlpICT, ACCIO, Business OULU, G2 Startups, Gate Garching, Wolves Summit, Medical Valley, UnternehmerTUM, Team Côte D’Azur, French Côte D’Azur, Innovative City, Innovability, CENSIS, MEDICA, InnMind, ISPO, Polar Bear Pitching, MIT Enterprise Forum Poland, Technoport, THINGS Stockholm, Munich Startup, Engerati, InfoShare, IFJ, IT2Industry, Paris Region Entreprises, Disruptive Week Milan, GZDN, INN.KUBATOR, TechBBQ, TAITRA, Hong Kong Science, Technology Park, Government of Canada, Cluster Digital, IOT Business News, and many more.

Press Contact
Hanh Nguyen | Project & Event Manager | Navispace AG