Eleven teams were selected this week for Startupbootcamp’s Smart Materials accelerator programme.
The startups with a (more sustainable!) business in materials will be accelerated in a 3 month program on the Brighlands Chemelot Campus in Geleen.
The program aims at innovations in the fields of smart packaging, building and construction, light weight vehicles, electronic equipment, energy Storage, 3D-Printing, and biomedical materials or other polymeric materials.
These are the selected startups:
- Bruescop (France) brings a new generation UVC lamps, dedicated to water or air purification, to the hygiene market.
- CorkBalt (Portugal) blends passion for surfing and the environment into a biocomposite for a better future.
- Hy2Care (Netherlands) is an injectable plaster for curing arthritis.
- Medical Device Works (Belgium) a solution to isolate the liver to end the side effects of chemotherapy.
- MMX3D (Netherlands) 3D-printed scaffolds for your everyday research.
- Nestegg Biotech (USA) a 3D-printed technology to isolate radiation in cancer treatment.
- Novioponics (Netherlands) cutting in half the use of crop chemicals through an innovative dosing system.
- Orthonova (France) makes customized hip implants that suit a lifetime.
- Sap2Plus (Netherlands) make a super absorbent polymers for slow water release.
- Tiamet 3D (USA/Netherlands) produce an ultra-strong and temperature-resistant material for 3D manufacturing.
- Ceracarbon (Netherlands) created a wear-resistant, rigid, and light substitute to traditional steel.
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