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Join the Taftie High Potential E-Pitch session on November 5 at 05:00 PM CET

Meet nine high potential companies selected by the European Innovation Agencies - Taftie - on November 5 at 05:00 PM CET



We proudly present the 9th edition of the Taftie High Potential e-pitch session that will be held online on November 5 at 5:00 PM CET
 
This session will feature companies in energy storage systems, semiconductor materials, Software and IP licensing, MedTech (Intensive care units), Blue Biotech, CleanTech, Smart City, optometry looking for tickets from 1.5 to 15 M€.

Companies were selected in collaboration with Taftie, the association that gathers all innovation agencies of European countries. This is a unique opportunity to discover from your office high-potential profiles from all over Europe and to ask them questions by registering here.

See you next November 5 at 05:00 PM CET. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact Cristina Chumacero.

Automotive / EV Chargers / Energy Storage Systems
Our company is a manufacturer of control and power electronics with 20 years of tradition and experience. Within its product portfolio, it mainly supports the development and production of fast charging stations for electric vehicles with battery storage for residential and industrial use. We provide a new modern charging concept of energy industry based on connecting a large amount of decentralized local energy producers and operators of energy storage systems, electricity producers and consumers, all working together through remote control and monitoring as virtual power plants.
Winner of the Amper 2018, Technology supplier for Automotive Škoda auto from the VW and one of the biggest energetics company in Czech Republic ČEZ. | TRL: 8 | TAM: $32B | Next Step : global roll-out | 4.0M€ sought – Czech Republic
 
Semiconductor materials / Surface engineering / B2B Industrial Engineering
We deliver a breakthrough and patented technology to boosts the efficiency and improve the manufacturing yield of compound semiconductor devices such as uLEDs, Lasers, detectors and power electronics. A solid customers funnel , including ongoing projects with companies like Sony, Hamamatsu and Applied materials. Commercial partnership with French equipment manufacturer RIBER, and 1 electronics device manufacturer. Selected as One to Watch by Nature spin-off awards 2020. Winner of Startup World Cup 2020 Finland. Best 40 HTVD 2020 (Germany).  |  TRL: 7-8 | TAM: $2B | Next step: Commercial acceleration  | 4M€ sought – Finland
 
Healthcare / Medical Device / Operating room / Intensive care units   

World’s first inflatable positioning supports, a breakthrough in patient care, hygiene and ergonomics in hospitals. Patented technology to position and move patients with compressed air. Our first innovations are for the operating room (e.g neurosurgery) and intensive care units (e.g COVID patients). We design and produce inflatable positioning devices, which enables healthcare workers to position patients quickly and safe without manual power (avoiding work-related musculoskeletal injuries and sick leave). Our solution can save 25% on personnel in surgery rooms and enable 5% more surgeries daily. The optimal positioning “on air” will avoid complications for patient and enable a revolution in surgical procedures.
Best Tech invention award 2019. European Seal of Excellence 2020. CE mark and launched in June 2019. Sold in 6 European countries | TRL 8 | TAM: €644M  | Next step : commercial acceleration and USA launch |€1.5M sought – Belgium
 
Consumer electronics / Digital display / Software and IP licensing
Our company has world-leading expertise in holographic display - the Holy Grail of display tech. We license patented software and IP to biggest manufacturers of consumer electronics: from Augmented Reality smart-glasses, to gaming laptops, and automotive displays, before integrating into city infrastructure. Partners include Arm, NVidia and Himax Displays - Licensing contract worth $15M signed - Development projects with FAANGs and 2nd biggest consumer tech manufacturer – Winner of KPMG Best British Tech Pioneer and TechTour Best Digital Company Award | TRL: 6-8 | TAM: $40B | Next Step: commercial acceleration | $15M sought – UK

Blue Biotech / Pharmaceuticals
Non-opioid analgesic for neuropathic pain from marine origin that modulates key ion channels through a novel mechanism of action, stopping pain perception with potentially unprecedented efficacy and safety profiles in the industry. | Seal of Excellence from the European Commission. Semi-finalist of OneStart Europe awards. Semi-finalist of the Everis Foundation's Entrepreneurs Awards. Finalist of Innovation Awards by NOVO Banco. Successful efficacy and toxicity proof of concept in animal models. Soft commitment from potential pharmaceutical clients | TRL: 6 | TAM: $71.5B | Next steps: Additional preclinical studies and establishment of co-development/licensing agreements | 1.8M€ sought - Portugal

Economical, Clean Lightweighting Tech
Green tech pre-treatment process, for the bonding of lightweight composite materials to each other, and to metals.  Eliminates consumables and toxic waste from existing manual/batchwise processes, by replacing them with a high-speed, in-line robotised solution.  Higher volumes and reliability makes composites more economically viable for industry, with industry studies forecasting an additional 23% adoption on foot of this solution.  Trials pipeline has 23 participants, including major Tier 1 players from Auto, Consumer Electronics, Aerospace/Space, and Alternative Energy. Company is in receipt of several grants from State & Institutional bodies and previously secured Seed funding of €1.1M  | TRL 6 – 9 | TAM: US$127Bn | Next Step: Commercialization | 5.5M€ sought - Ireland

Fintech / Open banking 
We provide a mobile app that allows users to link bank accounts, explore and compare financial products and join other consumers in negotiating better financial deals. Since Aug. 2020, our organization is the first Italian company, independent from banks, authorized by the Bank of Italy to provide financial aggregation service. 
 Winner of "Speed MI up 2018" - Bocconi University, Apr. 2018; recognized as special innovation company in the event “Premio Cambiamenti 2019” - CNA Lombardia, Oct. 2019; classified in the top 3 winners in the contest “Unicorn Battle - Italy” - Startup.Network, June 2020. | TRL: 9  |  TAM: 11,3M potential users in Italy | Next step : commercial acceleration | 2M€ sought – Italy
 

Optometry / Wearable / Robotics
We make autofocusing glasses that work with your eye and adapt to different viewing distances automatically. Progressives have distorted optics which makes them difficult to adapt to and dangerous for elders. Autofocals have undistorted optics and so they are easy to use and safe for everyone. We are currently Alpha testing, we have two granted utility patents and we are in preliminary discussions with the major distribution partners. | TRL 6-7, TAM $100B, Next step: Beta testing | $2M sought – Serbia (US parent) 

Smart city / public transportation / green energy
We deliver data processing cloud to optimise public mobility services. Data comes from solar powered benches, infokiosks, bus shelters, electric scooter chargers we provide. All with our design AI energy management system.
We work with Orange, T-Mobile, Microsoft, finalist of Smart City Expo 2018 innovation in Public Spaces award, awarded design, founders listed in Forbes 30 under 30 | TRL 7-8 TAM: 25B next step: internationalisation, scale up | 2M € sought - Poland
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You can register here: https://forms.gle/Wv9EhHiByT6PrJ6WA 

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us: 
mc.chumacerovalle@ext.bpifrance.fr

Rédigé par Cristina Chumacero le Monday, October 12th 2020
 
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