TOP3 INTERNET OF MEDICAL THINGS TECHPRENEURS 2020 REVEALED!

Munich/Düsseldorf, 16 November 2020.

Selected from more than 140 solutions from around the globe, the TOP12 Internet of Medical Things Techpreneurs 2020 gathered at the 12th Healthcare Innovation World Cup® pitch and award ceremony, at the virtual.MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM to present their solutions to the audiences worldwide, with live jury evaluation.

Here are the TOP12 Internet of Medical Things Techpreneurs 2020 (in alphabetical order):

  • BeFC, France: BeFC – Sustainable paper-based energy source for low-power connected devices
  • CRIAM, Portugal: CRIAM – 5G portable blood Point of Care diagnostic device
  • Horizen, Poland: Higo telemedical system
  • inContAlert, Germany: inContAlert – Wearable system for non-invasive measurement of the urinary bladder filling level
  • Innovosens, Sweden: SMASH – Sweat Metabolite Analysis for Sports and Health
  • MDCN Technologies, Inc., USA: NeoRhythm – A gesture-controlled headband to sleep better, de-stress and boost energy
  • Mindpax, Germany: Mindpax – Wrist-worn monitoring sensor for chronic diseases
  • OutSense, Israel: OutSense – Continuous, autonomous and touch-free monitoring of stool and urine
  • PKvitality, France: K’Watch – Continuous glucose monitoring smartwatch
  • RespMedical LLC, Poland: BreatherOne – Pulmonary rehabilitation system
  • ROWEBOTS / Home Health Systems, Canada: MySafetyPatch – Remote monitoring with alarms for people with chronic or acute illness
  • Yoganotch, United States: AI/IoT empowered yoga and wellness coach that provides live audio feedback on yoga form and wellness practices

The jury had a challenging task to select the best amongst the best. Based on 3 evaluation criteria, namely level of innovation, go-to-market approach and commerical potential, the TOP3 Internet of Medical Things Techpreneurs 2020 are now revealed (in alphabetical order):

  • BeFC, France: BeFC – Sustainable paper-based energy source for low-power connected device
  • inContAlert, Germany: inContAlert – Wearable system for non-invasive measurement of the urinary bladder filling level
  • PKvitality, France: K’Watch – Continuous glucose monitoring smartwatch

Congratulations to BeFC, inContAlert and Pkvitality! Well-done to CRIAM, Horizon / Higosense, Innovosens, MDCN Technologies Inc. / Neorhythm, Mindpax, Outsense, RespMedical / Breather ONE, ROWEBOTS / MySafetyPatch and YogaNotch.

The TOP3 Internet of Medical Things Techpreneurs 2020 will now officially be part of the prestigious Innovation World Cup® Hall of Fame and will be promoted by the Innovation World Cup®, MEDICA and further innovation events worldwide. What is more, they will receive significant support from global leading health tech and MedTech experts, potential investors and business partners to advance their IoMT solutions in the market. Last but not least, they will get a free exhibition opportunity at MEDICA WT | Wearable Technologies Show in 2021.

The 13th Healthcare Innovation World Cup® is already open for submissions! Submit your solution free of charge now, request free dev kits and take your chance to disrupt MEDICA 2021!

The virtual.MEDICA is taking place online from 16-19 November, 10:00 – 16:00 CET. The  livestream is available free of charge, with access to the virtual exhibition space and B2B match-making.

More info and free registration: https://www.medica-tradefair.com/

Behind the scenes
The 12th 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, 16 November, the pitch and award ceremony of the 12th Healthcare Innovation World Cup® took place at the virtual.MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM, the international innovation hotspot for digital health.

The Innovation World Cup® Series was initiated by Navispace GmbH in 2003. Current partners include STMicroelectronics, EBV Elektronik, Würth Elektronik, Microtronics, 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 WT | Wearable Technologies, BIM World MUNICH, StartupCon, 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 | Innovation World Cup® Series
h.nguyen@navispace.de