Start-ups 2019

Meet the Falling Walls Venture Finalists 2019!

 

HEALTHCARE 

ALBUS HEALTH
Oxford, UK

Albus Health is developing an automated, real-time home monitoring system to predict asthma attacks before they happen, enabling patients to self-manage their condition at home.

 

* MEDTECH
* EARLY STAGE

 

 

 

 

CONZEB
Hong Kong, HK

Conzeb has developed ultrafast optical imaging technologies, aimed at revolutionising single-cell imaging assay for new generation of cancer screening, treatment monitoring and drug discovery processes.


* BIOTECH
* EARLY STAGE

 

 

 

 

 

CYTOCAST
Budapest, HU

Cytocast has developed a simulation software that accelerates the pharmaceutical development process by replacing costly laboratory experiments with computer simulations.


* BIOTECH
* EARLY STAGE

 

 

 

 

DYNOCARDIA
Lowell, US

Dynocardia has developed a cuff-less, wearable, continuous non-invasive blood pressure monitor as an alternative to invasive arterial pressure monitoring, thus reducing patient discomfort and helping to manage and prevent other medical conditions by closing the monitoring gap.


* MEDTECH
* EARLY STAGE

 

 

 

 

FELIX BIOTECHNOLOGY
San Francisco, US

Felix Biotechnology is a phage technology company focused on accelerating the development and deployment of precision phage therapy to manage antibiotic resistant bacterial infections in human health. 

 

* BIOTECH
* EARLY STAGE

 

 

 

 

JANITRI
Bangalore, IN

Janitri has invented an affordable and easy-to-use portable labour monitoring device for the continuous monitoring of fetal heart rate and uterine contraction during intra-partum period for low-resource healthcare settings.

 

* MEDTECH
* EARLY STAGE

 

 

 

 

MICROBA
Brisbane, AU

Microba has developed a novel, easy-to-use microbiome test kit that provides detailed insights into the microorganisms inhabiting the human gut. These data can help improve patients’ overall health and wellbeing, ultimately contributing to the development of new pathology services, therapeutics and diagnostics.

 


* BIOTECH
* EXPANSION STAGE

 

 

 

NALAGENETICS
Singapore, SG

Having developed a novel and cost-efficient genetic test, Nalagenetics’ mission is to reduce adverse drug reactions and increase prescription efficacy.

 

* BIOTECH
* EARLY STAGE

 

 

 

 

SENSOME
Massy, FR

Sensome has developed a patent-pending remote monitoring technology that can turn invasive vascular medical devices into connected healthcare devices, thus overcoming the limitations of conventional vascular imaging techniques. Their first application is a smart stroke guidewire that enables physicians to choose the optimal tools for each patient when reopening clogged arteries.

 

* MEDTECH
* EARLY STAGE

 

 

 

TETRAQUANT
Moscow, RU
 

Through the analysis of exosomes in the blood, TetraQuant’s microfluidic lab-on-a-chip technology is aimed at improving early cancer screening, currently focusing on the diagnosis of ovarian cancer.

 

* BIOTECH
* EARLY STAGE

 

 

 

ZIKALAB
Campinas, BR

Tackling the problem of mosquito-borne diseases, ZikaLab has created a new biomarker-based test that enables the diagnosis of several arboviruses at once, contributing to the advancement of global public health.

 

* BIOTECH
* EARLY STAGE

 

 

 

ENGINEERING OF THE FUTURE

 

CLEANHEARING
Kyoto, JP

Cleanhearing’s pulsed electromagnetic field technology offers an effective, safe and non-invasive treatment for tinnitus via a portable device that allows for independent treatment at home.

 

* SMART DEVICES
* EARLY STAGE

 

 

 

 

CONTEXTFLOW
Vienna, AT

Contextflow has developed a radiology image search engine powered by deep learning, allowing radiologists to evaluate images collaboratively, accurately and more effectively. 

 

* DATA & AI
* EARLY STAGE

 

 

 

 

MEDO.AI
Edmonton, CA

MEDO.ai aims to radically simplify the use of ultrasound for common and critical medical conditions by using AI, 3D technologies and cloud technology, speeding up diagnosis and leading to quicker and better treatment.

 

* DATA & AI
* EXPANSION STAGE

 

 

 

 

NEXTAERO
Melbourne, AU

 

NextAero is an engine manufacturer for small satellite launch vehicles. With their 3-D printed, highly efficient and reusable rocket engines, NextAero is able to reduce the conventionally high cost of space launches. 

* SPACE ENGINEERING
* EARLY STAGE

 

 

 

 

ROBOCEPTION
Munich, DE

Roboception offers innovative 3D vision hardware and software solutions that enable any robotic system to reliably perceive its environment in real-time. 

 

* ROBOTICS
* EXPANSION STAGE

 

 

 

 

SCIDOGMA RESEARCH
Bangalore, IN

Scidogma Research has designed an automated, point-of care, AI-enabled microscope, bringing clinical diagnosis to remote areas.

 

* SMART DEVICES 
* EARLY STAGE

 

 

 

 

SENSOBRIGHT INDUSTRIES
Istanbul, TR

Sensobright offers a patented, highly sensitive tactile sensing module, designed to give robots, prosthetics and other sensory devices a fully comprehensive sense of touch.

 

* ROBOTICS
* EXPANSION STAGE

 

 

 

 

TXTURE
Innsbruck, AT

Txture is an end to end cloud transformation platform. Assessing the cloud readiness of an organisation, the software allows for a strategic, rapid, and secure transfer to the cloud and reduces associated operational risks.

 

* DATA & AI
* EXPANSION STAGE

 

 

 

 

XELA ROBOTICS
Tokyo, JP

Xela Robotics is developing a new generation of tactile sensors for robot hands, grippers and human hands, designed to shape the sensing of the future.

 

* ROBOTICS
* EXPANSION STAGE

 

 

 

 

SUSTAINABILITY 

 

COHEX
Santiago, CL

Focusing on food logistics, Cohex has developed a new grocery packaging solution designed to better manage humidity and decrease rotting of fruit during shipment, whilst also reducing the amount of packaging materials used.

 

* FOOD & AGRICULTURE
* EARLY STAGE 

 

 

 

 

FDX FLUID DYNAMIC
Berlin, DE

FDX has designed a novel, more sustainable nozzle technology, improving the efficiency of flow processes applied in cleaning, mixing, or cooling devices by reducing the consumption of energy, time, and water.
 

* ENERGY & CLEANTECH
* EXPANSION STAGE

 

 

 

 

4GENE
München, DE

4GENE’s team of aroma engineers develops and produces natural, biotechnologically engineered activatable flavour and fragrance precursors that have a range of use cases, from early warning systems for industrial appliances to enhancing cosmetics and food.

 

* BIOTECH
* EXPANSION STAGE

 

 

 

KANPUR FLOWERCYCLING
Kanpur, IN

Kanpur Flowercycling has developed an upcycling technology to convert the pesticide-polluted waste from used temple flowers into biodegradable Styrofoam, a highly performing, mouldable and durable material. The company employs underprivileged women to create their product.

 

* CLEANTECH
* EXPANSION STAGE

 

 

 

 

MAGNOTHERM SOLUTIONS
Darmstadt, DE

Magnotherm Solutions has invented a magnetic refrigeration technology that allows for a sustainable and water-based cooling cycle.

 

* ENERGY & CLEANTECH
* EARLY STAGE

 

 

 

 

NEFINO
Hannover, DE

Nefino has developed a digital tool combining spatial, technical and financial analyses, bringing location intelligence to the wind industry.

 

* ENERGY
* EARLY STAGE

 

 

 

 

SYNHELION
Zürich, CH

Aiming to replace fossil fuels, Synhelion has developed a solar-powered process to produce economically viable CO2-neutral drop-in fuels, which are compatible with the current global fuel infrastructure. 

 

* ENERGY & CLEANTECH
* EARLY STAGE

 

 

 

 

XAMPLA
Cambridge, UK

Xampla has developed a natural and sustainable alternative to conventional plastics, which is made from pea protein, and thus completely biodegradable and biocompatible. Their new material can be used for applications in food, cosmetics, household products, animal feed, packaging, or medicine. 

 

* NEW MATERIALS
* EARLY STAGE

 

 

 

 

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