MITEF Poland chooses 23 startups for acceleration

By 30 January 2017News, Startups

MIT Enterprise Forum Poland has chosen 23 Polish startups to participate in their acceleration program based on the expertise of MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), the best technical university in the world. The selected companies specialize in a wide range of topics and include a system for monitoring the patients at risk of pleural effusion or a pen that automatically digitalizes documents. Startups will receive the support of international mentors and experts, including PKO Polish Bank and Polish Oil and Gas Company.

„This is an enormous chance for small, young and innovative entrepreneurships. Not only will they be able to go through the acceleration process according to the MIT model, but, thanks to the funding received in the Scale Up program, will be able to receive investments of up to 200 000 PLN,” said Paweł Bochniarz, President at MIT Enterpirse Forum Poland.

The MITEF Poland program comprises of four thematic acceleration paths. The “Energy” path is realized with the support of Polish Oil and Gas Company, the “Health” path – with the Adamed Group, and the “Resources” path – with KGHM Cuprum R&D Centre. The last one is called “Let’s fintech with PKO Polish Bank”. Except from these thematic paths, there is also a general acceleration program available. You can find more details about the acceleration program here.

The following startups will participate in the acceleration program:

  • Coinfirm Blockchain Lab: blockchain-based compliance that eliminates misuses in managing documents online.
  • IC Solutions: a pen that automatically digitalizes documents. We wrote more about them here.
  • Fenige: international money transfers from card to card.
  • Moneyfriend: a personal financial advisor for millennials, operating as a Facebook Messenger chatbot.
  • Nu Delta: instant extraction of information from invoices that only requires a smartphone camera.
  • SaaS Manager: acceleration of the construction and integration of cloud services.
  • SEP Innovation: sensors and software that process data from energy meters.
  • Vortex Oil Engineering: increasing the efficiency of oil extraction by changing the mechanical properties of technical water and reducing its consumption.
  • Predictail: predicting failures of large machines by the means of Big Data analysis.
  • Medical Simulation Technologies: transesophageal echocardiography simulator based on real tomography data.
  • SensoriumLab: a system for monitoring the patients at risk of pleural effusion.
  • Smart Textiles: a sensor for monitoring the temperature of sensitive products, including drugs, in the logistics chain.
  • Cycle: a smart plaster and a companion app for monitoring the ovulation cycle in order to facilitate the conception of a child.
  • Induforce: software that predicts the properties of new magnetic materials.
  • Drying Process: technologies that increase efficiency of the industrial drying processes;
  • InnovaLab: invisible labels used to identify products and protect them from unfair business practices.
  • NVSONIC: device that locates the sound in VR headphones depending on the head movements.
  • 2040.io: smart sales assistant that replaces the regular CRM systems. We wrote more about them here.
  • Instytut Formy: metal components that can be inflated by air.
  • Waywer: multimedia communication platform for corporations and their clients.
  • Nanoceramics: electronic components with better properties, such as smaller dimensions.
  • KSM Vision: quality control technology that allows for 360˚ observation with just one camera.
  • Createc: production of metal foam from metal shavings.

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