The first meeting of this year’s ImagineIF! finalist’s competition for health sector start-ups will be held on March 5th at the Science Technology Park Belgrade at a Meet & Greet gathering that will bring together finalists, program mentors and industry experts.
ImagineIF! competition and pre-acceleration program is organized for the second year in a row by STP Belgrade in partnership of Innovation Forum Cambridge, led by Staša Stanković, and Health Tech Lab. This year’s competition has attracted a lot of attention from the high-tech community, start-ups and teams innovating in this field, and the 13 finalists over the next two months will receive mentoring support of local and international experts:
NaopaCo – a mobile application that monitors patient therapies
Take Care – a smart medicine box
Personal AI pancreas – AI solution for diabetics
OT Center – VR solution that helps children with special needs
Industrial Analytics – Healthcare Management System
Three – VR smart home solution for people with special needs
GastroGen– an herbal medicine for gastritis
Perun – A portable PCR device
IC GeoHip – 3D hip implants
Baby FM – baby health monitoring system
Doktorijum – a platform that gives patients easier access to doctors
vetGuide – a unique solution for veterinarians
Center for Laser Microscopy – laser microscopy
They will make their debut through the two-minute pitch at the Meet & Greet gathering, with the finale of the program scheduled for May 28th.
The meeting at STP Belgrade on March 5th will be an opportunity to establish mutual contacts, exchange experiences and get tips for participating in the program and further development of business ideas. During the event, leading health experts will give short lectures: Roi Shternin, a long-time entrepreneur and innovator in the field of health will give inspirational lecture “How to start a revolution from your bed”, Svetlana Ibrić from the Faculty of Pharmacy in Belgrade and Branko Andjelkovic from the company Galenika.
A detailed agenda of Meet & Greet meetings is available below.
ImagineIF! competition and pre-acceleration program offers healthcare innovators the opportunity to network with local and global leaders in the healthcare industry and 10,000 innovators through the Innovation Forum’s global platform. The winning team in Serbia will receive a cash prize of 2000 EUR, as well as the opportunity to participate in global ImagineIF! competition with the winners of other branches of the Innovation Forum, in late October in Barcelona, which will be an additional opportunity to connect with a global network of mentors, investors and experts that will allow their ideas to be developed quickly. The best teams in the global finals will weigh their strength in order to win additional financial support and the possibility of free use of the laboratory space for a period of 6 months in one of the global capitals of ImagineIF! competition.