In addition to the direct financial support in form of vouchers for Customised Solution Innovation and Prototyping, DIGI-B-CUBE supports the companies that benefitted from its funding by bringing them to big international events where they can commercialise their products and meet relevant stakeholders.
In October 2021, four of the SMEs that received funding from DIGI-B-CUBE participated in the GITEX Technology Week in Dubai, the World’s Largest Enterprise & Government Technology Event. These startups were AlteriaAutomation, FlexSight, PandaWhale and Pixelabs. They had the opportunity to present their ideas and managed to obtain excellent results, such as invitations for acceleration programmes in the United Arab Emirates, private investment processes, B2B collaborations and potential R&D projects.
Last week, DIGI-B-CUBE financed a mission to Boston for the SLAS2022 International Conference and Exhibition, a premier must-attend conference dedicated to life sciences discovery and laboratory automation, hosted by the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening. This time, The DIGI-B-CUBE delegation included 13 beneficiaries from different European countries:
– BIOND Solutions BV (Bi/ond), The Netherlands
– DataHow AG, Switzerland
– IMcoMET, The Netherlands
– Integrated Systems Engineering Srl, Italy
– KML VISION, Austria
– Loopdx, Spain
– NORGANOID, Austria
– Omnigen BV, The Netherlands
– Respiro BV, The Netherlands
– SG Papertronics B.V., The Netherlands
– ShanX Medtech BV, The Netherlands
– Sophion Bioscience A/S, Denmark
– Think Biosolution, Ireland
These startups had the opportunity to showcase their latest products and services, network and share scientific content to a diverse audience of scientists, researchers, engineers and technology professionals from around the world while getting inspired by new ideas and connections.
Testimonials from SLAS2022
“There is a lot of technology around, which I think it is very useful for our industry”.
Pasquale de Blasio – Integrated System Engineering srl
“SLAS provide us the the chance to talk with possible partners, customers and suppliers, not only in the conference itself but also outside”
Gaio Nikolas – Bi/ond
“It is wonderful to meet all these people (…) and build new relationships and collaborations”
Koushik Kumar Nundy- Think Biosolution
“Thank you very much for having us on the trip and giving us the opportunity to participate on your mission! I had the opportunity to meet some very promising industry contacts.”
Siegfried Schwarz – KML Vision GmbH
“I sincerely enjoyed every single bit of the trip and I managed to build a lot of partnerships, and bridges with either other delegates or people I met at the conference and beyond. Therefore, I can say that the trip has been very constructive to us.”
Sophia E.Shanko-ShanXMedtech BV