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Meet Europe's top deeptech startups driving HealthTech innovation

First Open Call results are out! Get to know the 27 startups & scaleups embarking on the X-Europe journey.

Applications for the first cohort of the X-Europe programme – HealthTech, MedTech and BioTech - closed on 30 April 2020 with a whopping number of 177 submissions (and an impressive total of 256 expressions of interest). Evaluation and selection were not easy – so many great solutions were presented!

During this first open call, X-Europe received applications from over 30 countries, with the majority of the applicants stating their strong interest in services such as matchmaking with investors, pitching opportunities, matchmaking with corporations, growth hacking training and one-on-one mentoring. With X-Europe targeting and supporting startups in different maturity levels, 44% of applications came from Pre-MVP and MVP startups, 36% from growing startups with live funding and product-market fit, and 20% from companies scaling in products and markets.

From the 177 applications, 27 deeptech startups were selected to join the program, and we are very happy to introduce our first cohort – HealthTech, MedTech and BioTech.



What are the first steps of the journey?

The 27 selected companies have started their path in the X-Europe programme, and they are in for a treat. They were welcomed at an introductory webinar, where they got to know more about the timeline of the programme, the project team, the services they are benefiting from and the other founders in the group.

The startups and scaleups are now starting to have access to the investment matchmaking support cycle and scheduling the one-on-one mentoring sessions, where they will receive tailored mentoring to their needs. They will also have support in advertising job openings and accessing talent on X-Europe platforms, as well as promotion opportunities.

A lot more is coming in the next months, such as access to the top-notch training by Growth Tribe Academy and showcasing opportunities at the TNW 2020 conference – but more on that in the coming months.

Meet X-Europe’ startups & scaleups – Cohort 1, HealthTech, MedTech & BioTech

Get to know the selected startups and scaleups for our first cohort. The programme is supporting companies operating in multiple health domains and from all across Europe!

Ably Medical - A preventive healthcare company that is redesigning the hospital bed.

Adent Health - Category creator of AI dental home scans.

APPERCELL - High-throughput and data automation. Finally, arriving in vitro electrophysiology.

BestHealth4U - Startup specialized in the R&D of advanced material solutions for Health.

Cievert - Using data to detect conditions, personalise treatment and improve research.

CRIAM - The Only Automatic Point of Care Diagnostic Platform for Mobility.

Doitplenoptic - 3D technology for all. Pushing the boundaries of human progress.

ECG-Excellence - 12 lead ECG based diagnostics & prognostics 3.0 technology B2B software.

Elektrosens - A startup company developing non-invasive glucose monitoring devices.

Genome Biologics - Developing novel therapies for Cardiovascular and Cardiometabolic disease.

HautAI - SaaS platform for skincare and skin health.

iLoF - Using Photonics and AI to enable a new era of personalized medicine.

Kids Speech Labs - Digital health company managing children's speech and language development.

LS CancerDiag - Detect Lynch Syndrome - Prevent Cancer.

Lucero-BiO - We simplify the way to manipulate single cells for personalized treatments.

Nocturne - Diagnosing and monitoring neurological disorders with retinal shape analysis (eye imaging).

Nuada, Lda - Soft active exoskeletons.

PhagoMed - PhagoMed develops phage-based therapies for persistent bacterial infections.

Popit - Popit makes medication connected and improves adherence.

Printivo - BioTech startup, pioneering in 3D Bioprinting & tissue engineering.

RTsafe - Personalized Confidence in Radiation Oncology.

SidekickHealth - Gamified digital therapeutics built on science, rooted in behavioral economics, and scalable across multiple therapeutic areas.

Softcare Studios - Immersive technologies and data tracking in healthcare and wellbeing.

Triumf Health - Digital therapeutics for pediatric patients delivered through a mobile game.

Virasoft - Software company developing quantitative image analysis tools.

xT - AI-driven DoE software to conduct experiments and data analysis faster and easier than ever before.

Youranastomosis - Making surgical education data-driven.

Take a look at the X-Europe’s startups & scaleups portfolio to learn more about the solutions being developed.

Applications for X-Europe’s second cohort – AgriTech - will be live in July 2020 so stay tuned! X-Europe will also open up applications for AI & ML (October 2020); SpaceTech (February 2021); Smart Cities & Sustainability (May 2021); and Blockchain & Cybersecurity (July 2021).

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