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Our product, the Invi Bracelet, enables people to walk around with the confidence of knowing they can defend themselves without using violence. When activated, the Invi Bracelet releases a foul-smell that can deter aggressors and alarm others. Participating (and winning) the Philips Innovation Award proved to be extremely valuable...

Acaboo transforms traditional study books into interactive eCourses. We blend a number of content sources with titles published by educational publisher into a slightly gamified platform. By doing so we increase student engagement and help them get more value out of their study career. "The program of the Philips Innovation...

Felyx offers shared electric scooters as a new urban mobility concept. Customers can “rent” e-scooters for €0.30 per minute by app and get around urban areas quickly. Felix’ e-scooters are available one-way and can be parked anywhere. "Participating in the Philips Innovation Award is a great way to further...

IVWear is a Groningen-based start-up, established in collaboration with the University of Groningen, to develop a wearable IV in order to replace the well-known IV pole. Numerous studies endorse that movement is a key factor when it comes to a quick recovery, but the current IV pole hinders the...

Founders: Chantal van der Velde and Graciella van Hamersveld. Closure enables relatives to end or change subscriptions, contracts and accounts of a loved one that has passed away. Think of phone subscriptions, insurance, bank accounts, magazines and social media channels (Facebook, Instagram). Very often, these (social media) accounts...

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