Are you a deep tech startup impacting in Fintech, MedTech, Green Energy, Industry 4.0 or Smart Cities? This is an opportunity to grow an innovate. Major corporates in these industries seek tech solutions to resolve their challenges!
Major companies in Europe as ALVO MEDICAL, PKO BANK POLSKI, SCHNEIDER KRAH PIPES OÜ or GRAANUL BIOTECH launch their challenges in the framework of Scale-up Champions an European initiative to support start-ups scalability in Europe.
In a global market, with great competition, complexity, and uncertainty, large companies are increasingly seeking innovation beyond their walls. There are different open innovation strategies for example collaborate with research departments in universities, cross-innovation where companies from different countries or sectors collaborate for innovate, or corporate venture focusing especially on seeking new ideas observing solutions that come from disruptive startups.
In Scale-up Champions we propose last model as a win-win collaboration where startups can test their market fit and receive support from corporations to scale their operations. For this, it is necessary to start from understanding what the problems are. Below you can see some of the challenges for which solutions are being sought.
New technology applied to financial services as big data, AI, or blockchain are increasing, in this initiative main banks are looking for projects for customer engagement, solutions for improve digital organization of the bank or insurtech solutions, between others.
In the Industry 4.0 we are looking for solutions as automate system to improve contract reading and interpreting, automatic quality control system for industry and how to be more efficient in the paper recycling process from the point of view of water and energy consumption
Some challenges in medical technologies are focused on seeking solutions in bionics and exoskeletonsfor patient rehab, for surgical assistance and support elders in their daily activities. And IoT, Big data and Telemedicine technologies for Intelligent, data-driven surgical devices communication
Other example in the Green Energy industry, major corporate are looking for solutions for circular economy as for example how to reuse materials in the wood industry processes as part of new products.
The call for deeptech startups will be open until November 12th. You can find more detailed information at: https://www.scaleupchampions.com/challenges