Idea Challenge 2015 Winners
Idea Challenge 2015 - all winners at a glance
We received over 460 applications from 26 EU-countries. More than 70 start-ups were selected to pitch their innovative ideas in front of expert juries at one of the eight final events that took place in cities across Europe.
We now proudly present the 24 awarded teams! They will become part of EIT Digital’s unique ecosystem, an international innovation network including global companies, world-leading universities, research institutes, and cutting-edge innovators. Welcome!
#2: UAVIA (France)
UAVIA offer one-click aerial inspections and surveillance, from your desk. The technology enables total autonomous drone operation in the field without any need for human intervention – IoT and Drones finally united.
Cyber Security & Privacy
Flak Secuters are all-in-one security devices, which are designed to protect the sensitive data of end users and companies, based on a dedicated Flak chipset hardware and SecuritOS firmware.
Health and Wellbeing
#1: DAMAE Medical (France)
DAMAE Medical develops an innovative instrument providing dermatologists with a new in vivo imaging technique capable of producing images similar to histology images without the need for skin tissue excision.
#2: SENSOLUS (Belgium)
NOAH expands comfort and safety for people you care for by providing insights in their daily life patterns through wireless stickers directly connected to the internet, without configuration or charging.
#3: 7Mind GmbH (Germany)
7Mind has created a mobile Mindfulness training suited to the needs of executives and regular employees. Their apps help companies reducing stress levels and enhance the productivity of their employees.
Internet of Things
#2: Tractive GmbH (Austria)
Tractive is an award-winning ecosystem for pet owners and pet lovers. Tractive designs, develops and creates pet wearables and apps in the pet space to help and assist pet owners.
Smart Energy Systems
#2: Peeeks (Netherlands)
By unlocking the flexibility present in cooling houses, Ice skating rinks, oil terminals and other industrial processes, Peeeks can save the owners of those processes up to 40% of their energy bill, and at the same time help stabilise the energy grid.
#2: Sorry as a Service (Estonia)
Sorry as a Service offer a customer retention platform that helps retailers to retain unhappy clients. Customer support agents can dispatch physical apologies to their clients within their CRM system.
Urban Life and Mobility
#3: ZonzoFox (Italy)
ZonzoFox is a personal navigation tool that helps visitors discover cities, suggesting interesting places to visit. It uses technology to replicate the great advice you would get if you had a local friend in a particular city.