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Results of the International Create Challenge 2017

On Tuesday, September 19th, after three weeks of hard work and networking, the ICC’2017 participants found out which teams the jury had selected among the winners of the challenge. The organizers of the ICC’2017 are proud to announce the following winning teams:

EyeViewPost-it at the TEDx Martigny 2017

The team EyeViewPost-it from ICC'2017 had the chance to expose its idea at that event. Indeed, their project is to recreate the photo-taking moments in order to let the viewers "stand" in the shoes of photo takers.

Biowatch wins in Visa’s Everywhere Initiative

Biowatch’s vein recognition technology won them € 25’000 in the Visa Everywhere Initiative, which was held for the first time in Europe. The pitch competition was kicked-off at the World Mobile Congress. Biowatch also qualified for the larger European competition which awards €50’000 and the opportunity to work with Visa.

Biowatch selected for the Investor Summit 2017

The Investor Summit is a global event connecting Swiss start-ups with over 200 top international investors in an effort to strengthen Switzerland’s international position as a global hub for innovation and entrepreneurship. 18 companies have been selected to present their business cases in pitches and exhibitions.

Results of the International Create Challenge 2016

On Tuesday, September 20th, after three weeks of hard work and networking, the ICC’2016 participants found out which teams the jury had selected among the winners of the challenge. The organizers of the ICC’2016 are proud to announce the following winning teams:

Eyeware, young Valaisan start-up and winner of the ICC’2015, featured in RTS’ radio show “Néophiles”

Kenneth Funes, whose project “Eyeware” was amongst the winners of the ICC’2015, is currently founding the start-up Eyeware in Martigny (Valais). It develops gaze and interaction technologies based on his PhD work done in the Idiap Perception and Activity Understanding group. The EyewareAssit system allows interacting with a computer via the head and facial gestures, and is particularly aimed at people with paraplegia who are unable to use a standard keyboard or mouse.

ICC'2015 on Canal9

The Idiap Research Institute`s International Create Challenge was featured on the local Swiss news station Canal9 this past week.