2024 Spring Edition

Meet Our Semifinalists

Selection of the semi-finalists of the StartSmart SEE Accelerator 2024 Spring Edition

Startups are tackling the most pressing and challenging issues of the modern world using innovative processes and cutting-edge technologies. StartSmart SEE, through a three-month program designed exclusively for early-stage technology startups operating in Southeast Europe, helps them grow and responsibly enter the international market. The program provides access to high-level, hands-on workshops, MIT expertise, and guidance from an international network of experienced mentors.

Applications for participation in the new cycle of the program were open until 1 April. The applications were reviewed by an international network of executives, entrepreneurs, investors, and Startsmart SEE members, and 20 innovative start-ups were selected for the program. All are focused on solving important problems in our society that require the use of emerging technologies. Their founding executives come from a wide range of academic and business backgrounds and their innovative technological solutions are in areas such as energy production, energy saving technologies, sustainable consumption, system and software design, etc.

After the end of the first phase of the program, the finalists selected to continue will be invited to present their companies i, the finalists selected to continue will be invited to present their companies in their companies in front of the public and investors in the final competition of the programn front of the public and investors in the final competition of program in early July.

Semi-Finalists

specializes in designing and manufacturing charging solutions tailored for electric vehicles, ensuring seamless experiences from home to public spaces.

enhances drivers’ situational awareness through XAI-based AR interfaces and collaborative perception systems, bridging the communication gap between driver and vehicle.

procurement platform for the construction industry, focused on a technology first approach to streamlining and solving difficulties in the procurement process of materials.

revolutionizes the running experience by crafting personalized athletic footwear tailored to the athletes’ needs, by using anatomic and technical metrics.

addresses the fear and uncertainty felt when facing chronic diseases by offering a tailored social platform, fostering mental support and insights during healthcare journeys.

innovative light commercial electric vans for inner-cities, used for mid/last mile transportation – aiming to reduce cost of operation and carbon emissions.

streamlines homecare for elders, people with disabilities & patients with vetted Homecare Pros, enhancing outcomes, satisfaction, & cutting costs.

Grandmama

 revolutionizes the maritime industry with a hardware analytics platform for ship engine and machinery maintenance, optimized for real-time insights, safety, and cost savings.

bridges the gap between patient’s needs for personalized home healthcare and healthcare professional’s availability, in their own place and time.

transforms hospitality recruitment in Greece with AI-driven matchmaking and skill assessments, connecting professionals and employers.

offers eco-friendly fragrances crafted from responsibly sourced ingredients, catering, also, to those seeking personalized scent experiences.

develops an autonomous mobile platform, offering end-to-end solutions for logistics, inspection and human-robot interaction.

procurement platform for the construction industry, focused on a technology first approach to streamlining and solving difficulties in the procurement process of materials.

14. Psyche

develops an AI therapy chatbot named “Athena” to address the critical shortage of mental health professionals and meet the growing demand for accessible services.

15. reneurocell

develops novel brain trauma treatments by integrating biomaterials, stem cells and drug delivery technologies, leveraging expertise in biofabrication and neuropharmacology.

16. Salvinius Innovations

Develops a new generation of membranes targeting water scarcity and promoting circularity through sustainable wastewater treatment.

17. SILDI

meets sustainability and circular economy demands by using device data for early problem prediction through AI-based maintenance algorithms in the water sector.

18. Sphinx

sustainability transforms bar services to a more sustainable, ergonomic and cost effective way. It educates green practices on consumers, and delivers ESG data for managers.

19. The XO App

offers an all-in-one solution for the nightlife and entertainment events industries. Covering all aspects of venue management, from areas of venue & events advertising to delivering advanced data-driven insights fostering a community where end-users and venues engage dynamically.

20. Turn it Green

aims to fill the climate education gap through personalized and gamified advice so that consumers, professionals and organizations can reduce their collective CO2 footprint. 

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