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Results of the International Create Challenge 2017

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:

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EyeViewPost-it at the TEDx Martigny 2017

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.

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ICC'2017 team EyeViewPost-it selected for the TEDx Martigny

ICC'2017 team EyeViewPost-it selected for the TEDx Martigny

An ICC'2017 participant, EyeViewPost-it, has been chosen to present its idea to a large audience at the TEDx Martigny Friday September 8, 2017.

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Your road begins at ICC!

Your road begins at ICC!

Biowatch, winner of multiple challenges since its birth at the ICC in 2014

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Biowatch wins in Visa’s Everywhere Initiative

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.

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Biowatch SA awarded first prize at the Swiss Fintech Convention 2017 in Geneva

Biowatch SA awarded first prize at the Swiss Fintech Convention 2017 in Geneva

Lausanne, Switzerland, February 3rd, 2017 - Biowatch SA won the 1st prize at the 2017 Swiss Fintech Convention held in Geneva on February 2nd, pitching its disruptive vein based biometric solution. The Swiss startup outlined several ongoing projects in the banking industry and the upcoming functional pre-products for Spring 2017.

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Biowatch selected for the Investor Summit 2017

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.

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Results of the International Create Challenge 2016

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:

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Recapp in the TOP 100 Swiss Startups of 2016

Recapp in the TOP 100 Swiss Startups of 2016

Recapp, an Idiap spin-off and sponsored by The Ark Foundation, is part of the top 100 Swiss Startups 2016. It's a big success for Dr. David Imseng, founder of Recapp.

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Dental Simulator, an ICC'2016 team, selected for the TEDx Martigny

Dental Simulator, an ICC'2016 team, selected for the TEDx Martigny

An ICC'2016 participant, Dental Simulator, has been chosen to present its idea to a large audience at the TEDx Martigny Friday September 9, 2016.

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

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.

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Two Idiap spin-offs at the heart of Swisscom’s new TV Box

Two Idiap spin-offs at the heart of Swisscom’s new TV Box

Recapp IT and KeyLemon, two Idiap spin-offs, have contributed to the development of the new TV Box of Swisscom by allowing for the first time the voice recognition of Swiss-German dialects.

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Recapp, together with the Idiap Research Institue, challenges the limits of speech recognition

Recapp, together with the Idiap Research Institue, challenges the limits of speech recognition

The Valais start-up Recapp, founded in March 2014, launched this spring, together with Idiap, two ambitious projects in the domain of voice recognition and data transcription.

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BioWatch, a successful Idiap spin-off, highlighted in the magazine of the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry FH

BioWatch, a successful Idiap spin-off, highlighted in the magazine of the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry FH

BioWatch, whose flagship product is a biometric identification system integrated into the buckle of a watchband that enables the secure authentication of a person by detecting the unique pattern of veins on the wrist, has captured the attention and the interest of the Swiss watch industry.

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50 start-ups in Bilan magazine: Recapp, winner of the ICC’2013 and Idiap spin-off, counts amongst them

50 start-ups in Bilan magazine: Recapp, winner of the ICC’2013 and Idiap spin-off, counts amongst them

Each week, Bilan magazine proposes three inspiring start-ups in which to invest, based on its 2016 selection. Currently, the spotlight is on the young Valaisan start-up Recapp.

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Anemomind, an application for mariners using savoir-faire from Valais

Anemomind, an application for mariners using savoir-faire from Valais

Anemomind, winner of the ICC’2014, launches a new application “Anemomind Connect” that allows mariners worldwide to better understand their sailing boat. The application is a 100% swiss-made.

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