Top-10 Startup Success Stories: July

July is one of the warmest summer months and is regarded as the best for swimming, tanning, holiday planning, and ice cream. But even during this holiday season, our startups are working hard and doing their best to grow tremendously and bring the most technologically advanced services and products to the market. Read more and find out how our startups received funding for their projects, accomplished new collaborations with strategic partners, and released new updates for products in our top-10 startup success stories in this July edition.

1. Magneto

Last month Magneto received € 1 million in funding for their unique innovation from UNIIQ (Delft Enterprises), SHIFT Invest, Graduate Entrepreneur Fund and Rabobank. With this investment, Magneto will build a portfolio of 3D-printed magneto-calorific materials to make the first functional cooling systems. With this material, heat pumps for cooling systems can be made that no longer run on gas but on non-harmless liquids, such as water which makes the system up to 30% more energy efficient. More information can be found here.

2. Momo Medical

Momo Medical stocks were available on the NPEX stock exchange, and in 8 days, they were sold! Starting from € 500, investors who invested in Momo Medical be in the first rank to follow all the latest developments, receive monthly interest, and help Momo Medical continue its rapid growth. The BedSense App developed by Momo Medical provides caregivers insights and an overview of all memory care community residents. The App is linked to a bed sensor that is placed underneath the mattress. With the App, caregivers can work more effectively and ensure a comfortable and safe night for all residents. Find out more information about the Momo Medical stocks here!

3. PerClass

In July, Headwall Photonics, a world leader in high-performance hyperspectral imaging systems and OEM devices for remote sensing and industrial machine vision applications, announced its strategic growth investment in perClass BV. The investment and new partnership will facilitate PerClass’s ability to provide best-in-class solutions to the market for any sensor! For more information, the joint press release can be found here.

4.Praxa Sense

Praxa Sense is proud to announce its success in the most recent Eurostars, a European innovation program and an initiative of Eureka Network and the European Commission,  round, where the company ranked number 1 out of all 428 applications. With the AMBULAS project, the company will further develop its sensor system. An additional revolutionary sensor will be developed that overcomes problems of inaccuracy due to motion sensitivity, one of the biggest obstacles in reliable remote monitoring. In addition, The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate (Ministerie van Economische Zaken en Klimaat), together with RVO (Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO)), made funding available for innovative solutions like Afi. The funds will be used to expand further the possibilities of Praxa Sense medical device, which is now suitable for long-term monitoring of arrhythmias, to be able to be used for the monitoring of Heart Failure patients. More information can be found here.

5. STIL B.V.

STIL has received its ISO13485 certification! It is a formal approval that the startup Quality Management System complies with one of the highest quality standards. It is a big step for a company towards the CE mark of the medical device that can help millions of tremor patients worldwide.

6. Vertigo Technologies B.V.

Vertigo Technologies was nominated recipient of the Top Sector Horticulture and Starting Material International Innovation Prize 2022. Vertigo has been judged as the best candidate for improving the value chain in horticulture. The company will use the prize to optimize its solution and accelerate their unique innovation quickly. If you want to know more about Vertigo Technologie and how we contribute to innovating the fresh fruit value chain, visit their website or follow their journey on Linkedin!

7. AgriData Innovations

In July, AgriData Innovations delivered the new version of our Germination Analysis system to Schoneveld Breeding. This new system is equipped with a handheld scanner to register batch IDs and is designed to make the user experience as smooth as possible. If you would like to learn more about our technology and how it can help in your production, please check out this video:

8. Bird Control Group

Bird Control Group installed 7 automated laser bird deterrents at a Hyundai Steel warehouse in South Korea and reduced pigeon presence by more than 90%. Read the full story here.

9. Mangostone

Last month, a mangostone team, together with Opnieuw en Co, installed the first batch of fill rate sensors in the Gemeente Dordrecht  (HVC ), Gemeente Barendrecht, Gemeente Alblasserdam, Gemeente Albrandswaard, Gemeente Ridderkerk, Gemeente Zwijndrecht and Gemeente Papendrecht. Installed fill rate sensors in the difficult-to-predict textile containers allow each collector to make their collection more efficient by up to 50% with a minimal investment. More information can be found here.

10. Physee Technologies

PHYSEE together with Gemeente Delft, Technische Universiteit Delft and YES!Delft had a wonderful summer school! About 30 children from 10 to 12 years old worked in groups for three days on various assignments, experiments and prototypes. This year’s summer school topic was the Sustainable Development Goals. Kids were introduced to the sustainability concepts and came up with the idea of a toilet for a cow! It is an idea conceived and developed only by children to create a more sustainable society. Read more here.

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