Munich/Dublin, 21 June 2022 

It was a shark tank of innovation – 10 Techpreneurs pitched at IoTWeek Innovation World Cup Start-up Competition in Dublin on Monday and Tuesday, 20-21 June 2022. 

Here are the Top10 Techpreneurs 2022who pitched their solutions live in front of the expert jury including senior executives of STMicroelectronics, Würth Elektronik, EBV ELektronik and Telegraph Hill Capital. 

Pitch Session 1:
Apocrat (Austria) – User centric consent management platform for IoT
Global ID (Switzerland) – Wearable private biometric authentication for industry
Ovon (UK) – Smart heating through remote diagnostics and maintenance
R3-IoT (UK)  Data services connecting satellite communications technology with IoT
SIGMA Industrial Precision (Spain)  Automated electricity analysis for efficient and safe machines 

Pitch Session 2:
Ajuma (Germany) – UV bodyguard measuring UV radiation and alert system
CoAImed (Italy) – Decision support tool for Parkinson’s disease diagnosis, monitoring and management
DiCEworld (Italy) – Partner for tailor made IoT solutions
LumeoTech (Sweden) – Technology with a new way of attaching items, wearables, sensors, and IoT
StepUp Horse (Denmark)  Breathing-based wearable for competition horses

Based on the level of innovation, go-to-market approach, commercial potential and sustainability, the expert jury announced the winners: 

  • Pitch Session 1: Apocrat from Austria 

“Participating in the Innovation World Cup was an exciting and enriching experience for us. By pitching in front of an international jury, we not only got very good feedback, but also a lot of valuable business contacts right away. We are grateful to have had this opportunity.” 

  • Pitch Session 2: CoAImed from Italy 

It was an honour to win the IoTWeek Innovation World Cup® Startup competition and I am very proud to be chosen as one of the Top10 TECHPRENEURS 2022. I want to thank the jury for their evaluation. As CoAImed team, we did a lot of work to be here today and this award is an incentive to continue working hard. I hope this can be a starting point for proficient collaborations and instauring win-win partnerships with the IoT members and IoT community.   

The 14th Innovation World Cup® is already open for submissions. Start-ups, scale-ups and innovative SMEs worldwide can take part for free. For more information, visit: 

Behind the scenes – The Innovation World Cup® Series 

The Innovation World Cup® Series is the world’s leading open innovation platform that supports breakthrough innovations to become reality and connect techpreneurs with international tech corporations. The Innovation World Cup® Series was initiated by Navispace GmbH in 2003. Current and previous partners include STMicroelectronics, EBV Elektronik, Würth Elektronik, Microtronics, VOSS Automotive, AiQ Smart Clothing, VARTA Microbattery, Google, Intel, Swisscom, Ericsson, Telefonica, Gemalto, Samsung, and many more. Participation is free of charge. 

Further partners include WT | Wearable Technologies, BIM World MUNICH, CSEM, AlpICT, BioAlps Association, ACCIO, Business OULU, G2 Startups, Gate Garching, Wolves Summit, Medical Valley, UnternehmerTUM, IoTWeek, i2cat / IOT Catalan Alliance, Innovative City, Innovability, CENSIS, MEDICA, Invest in Bavaria, MIT Enterprise Forum Poland, Technoport, THINGS Stockholm, Munich Startup, InfoShare, IFJ, ITRI, INN.KUBATOR, TechBBQ, SUCCUS, Hong Kong Science and Technology Park, VJTI- Technology Business Incubator, Upgraded Life, and many more. 

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Hanh Nguyen | Project & Event Manager