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Accelerator Program

Meet the accelerator batch fall 2021

We are very proud to welcome the following companies to our Accelerator batch of this autumn!

With the help of our experts and mentors, through workshops and one-on-one sessions the startups are more than ready to change the world with their innovative ideas. Learn more about their goals, aspirations and cutting edge technologies in this article.

DuckDuckGoose

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Deepfake technology has become incredibly accessible and the number of applications is numerous. But this also makes abuse more accessible. Experts at UCL have ranked deepfakes as the most serious AI crime threat. Examples of abuse include identity fraud, false burden of proof, and fake news. With the ever increasing digitisation and the speed of internet platforms, convincing deepfakes can quickly reach millions of people or get involved in all kinds of processes and influence every facet of our lives negatively. And that’s exactly where DuckDuckGoose comes in.

DuckDuckGoose is on a mission to create a digital environment where we can still believe what we perceive. Through advances in artificial intelligence and computer vision, we make it possible to detect deepfakes in an insightful manner. Our explainable deepfake detection tool uncovers deepfake selfies presented in the digital identity verification (IDV) process, helping IDV experts in avoiding false positives when it comes to identification of people.

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TECTIVE ROBOTS

Farmers are facing increasingly restrictive legislation on chemical usage, whilst having to deal with more extreme weather conditions and decreasing margins. Precision agriculture techniques hold a great promise: to reduce chemical usage by 30%, whilst increasing yields by 30%. At the core of precision agriculture lies the need for per-plant crop health monitoring. The cost of acquiring this data is a limiting factor. Tective Robotics is working with farmers to create a fully automated crop surveying service using a network of dronehubs. By automating the entire drone flight process from our hubs, we provide farmers with a care-free, low-risk and cost-effective alternative to buying and flying their own drones. Each hub can accommodate hundreds of farmers, creating a shared infrastructure in the Netherlands that will benefit both farmers and create opportunities for many other usecases.

ACOUSTIC INSIGHT BV

Acoustic Insight develops an innovative medical device based on an optical echo to identify middle-ear abnormalities for ear specialists around the world.

Acoustic Insight develops an innovative diagnostics platform offering ear surgeons around the world exceptional insight in the well-being of the middle ear. Our technology accurately identifies morphological and conductive abnormalities allowing ear specialists to enhance treatment plans for their patients.

LANEFYLD

The Lanefyld rollator prevents rollator related accidents. With our product we enable nursing homes to provide better quality of care for their residents and reduce healthcare costs. 

Lanefyld wants to become the “Tesla” of the rollator market. 50% of all people using a rollator are doing so incorrectly which causes lots of accidents.These accidents can have a significant impact on a person’s life as they can become isolated, are unable to live at home or sometimes even pass away. In order to solve this problem, we utilize smart technology to assess if an accident is about to happen, just like Tesla. In case of a dangerous situation, the system automatically activates the electric brakes in order to stop the accident from happening. We combine our technology with a beautiful design because we believe that functionality and aesthetics should always go hand in hand.

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NATURE’S PRINCIPLES

Nature’s Principles B.V. is a Dutch biochemical startup developing a patented fermentation technology to produce L-lactic acid directly from sugar beet, in a up to 30% more cost-efficient process. Our lactic acid will be provided to PLA (bioplastics) producers with an LCA calculation that includes up to 500x less water usage than traditional water depleting production processes.

VERTIGO TECHNOLOGIES B.V.

Vertigo Technologies is a Dutch startup expert in the development of microwave and millimeter wave equipment. With “Fresco Microwave Sensing”  , Vertigo is introducing a new series of sensors for the inspection of internal properties of fresh fruit, like ripening stage, freshness or shelf-life, without affecting the fruit. Fresco sensors can be used in the entire fresh fruit value chain, from farm to import/export and retail, in the form of both handheld and sorting line devices, to optimize logistics and reduce waste.

 

MAGNETO B.V.

In Magneto, we believe that people don’t have to sacrifice our planet for their comfort or vice versa. Current heating and cooling are some of the biggest producers of greenhouse gas emissions. Our technology offers an alternative to producers of systems for cooling and heating. An alternative that has zero greenhouse gas emissions, saves up to 30% of power consumption to their clients, and has a lower cost of ownership. No need to sacrifice our comfort for our planet!

 

 

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New Year tech incubator

TOP 10 Startup Success Stories: December

The New Year 2020 is around the corner and our tech incubator is preparing for a short Christmas break. But before we pack our bags, there are some last success stories to share. Multiple startups received new fundings and secured new partnerships. Further, our tech startups are growing by manufacturing their technology and expanding their product line. Read on and find out all about the last success stories from our tech incubator before the year ends!
Circularise

The Blockchain startup presented their solution at the TNW in Amsterdam, which was organized in cooperation with the Financial Times. A total of 8 startups were selected to present their pitch at the Hard Fork Pitch Battle in front of a selected jury of journalists, investors, advisors, and corporate inventors. Circularise came out as a winner!

 

Deadline 10.01.2020

Join the AI/Blockchain Validation Lab!

 

2 Sense Glove, Nowi, Dutch Analytics

Multiple startups, from our incubator, have successfully secured investments and received funding before the end of the year. After the winter break, they can kick start into the new year. Find out about the startups:

Sense Glove, the startup behind the haptic glove, received undisclosed funding from Forward.one and Value Creation Capital. Now, they can accelerate their glove and are ready for international sales. Recently, they launched the second version of their haptic glove that provided tactile- and force feedback as well as accurate motion-tracking.

Nowi received $10m in a Series A round of funding from Distributive Technology Ventures, which made them reach a total of $14m in funding! They can now kick start in the first half of 2020 and commercialize their energy harvesting chip business globally. 

Dutch Analytics successfully raised €2m of investments led by Global Founders Capital and BAM. This investment makes it possible to continue developing their platform Xenia, which helps companies to bring their AI algorithm into operation and monitor the life cycle. 

3 Elemental Water Makers 

The community of Efoetsy in Madagascar can now enjoy 15,000 liters of water every day thanks to their solar desalination system. The community can now enjoy safe and sustainable drinking water. In addition, their innovation uses three times less energy than conventional techniques. Curious to find out more about their project?

PHYSEE 

The CleanTech startup is manufacturing 58 Power Windows, in cooperation with their partners AGC and Pilkington, for multiple projects. This will help them scale up and further grow their impact on the market. In addition, the new residential tower BOLD, in Amsterdam Noord, will integrate Physee’s SmartSkin technology for a sustainable future. The tower will open its doors in 2021.

 

 

Delft Circuits

Delft Circuits is selected for the Accelerator pilot led by the European Innovation Council. They will receive financial support, coaching, networking and business advice to accelerate further development of their quantum computing by delivering scalable cryogenic. 

Scoozy 

This accelerator alumnus secured a new partnership with Mediworld with the aim to improve the safety of mobility scooters. In the next five years, Mediworld is opening more than 100 stores in the Netherlands, where everyone would be able to see and test Scoozy themselves. The Scoozy design includes a four-wheel drive, an intelligent steering, and an active braking system to offer a lifestyle without any limitations.

 

Deadline 17.01.2020

Join the Accelerator Program

 

Warp VR

In an interview with RTL, the virtual reality game Reanimatie Training was shown to be successful in providing medical students with a realistic simulation of emergency events. Warp VR designed the game to give students an immersive training experience and the benefit of the emotional reaction the game can evoke to further develop medical student’s skills.

 

Fly Aeolus

No direct flight to your destination? No problem, Fly Aeolus recently added 3 new aircraft to their fleet. Their air taxi service provides flights across Europe to 1200 small and regional airports. These new additions will be based in Hamburg, Essen and Kulmbach and will provide more travel opportunities with lower costs. 

 

9 Smart-Ship 

Secured a new partnership! Together with Maxon Benelux the startup will develop a new generation of their innovation haptic ship control. In addition, Smart-Ship was featured in the newest edition of Ship Building Industry (Vol 13, Issue 5). The article highlights their Smart-Ship technology, current projects and their partnership with Bachmann Electronics GmbH.  

10 BI/OND

The Demo event, at the Erasmus MC, gave students the opportunity to interact with BI/OND customizable Organ-on-chip. Moreover, they have been named one of Hello Tomorrow Deep Tech Pioneer selected out of 5000 startups from 126 countries. Their product gives biologists the opportunity to overcome the limitation for standard in vitro assays. 

 

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