Stories of innovative start-up businesses at the Open Innovation Workshop: Opportunities for the Environment and Healthcare
MIMESIS. It is a modelling and predictive simulation platform and can help to significantly reduce the time and cost of research and development work of pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers, which need to accelerate the creation of new products.
Air Factories. It is the first ‘’disseminated company’’ and it was established in Messina during the Covid-19 outbreak from an idea of the Engineering Department of the University of Messina, the Business Incubator Innesta, the spin-off company Smartme.IO and innovative start-up Neural.
It is a non-profit platform matching the domestic demand from hospitals with manufacturers, designers, start-ups and FabLab with the purpose of providing physicians with PPE.
we.MitoBiotech. The centre will provide the analysis of the mitochondrial function with the purpose of engineering and selecting suitable molecules for target cells of severe neurodegenerative diseases to recover vitality.
EDYPACK. It has developed a device to spray food with an ultra-thin edible biofilm of eco-sustainable material, which allows perishable food to last remarkably longer. It can replace traditional food packaging solutions.
Domusys. It will introduce a revolution in the home automation and smart-home sectors by designing and manufacturing IoT devices which can be easily integrated into any type of home equipment.
GEM. It will present an innovative combination of photovoltaic systems and cryptocurrencies to make energy production from renewable sources easier and more profitable by offering new investment solutions to small savers.
ReConcrete. This business is active in the industry 4.0 sector and aims at reducing time and costs in the building sector and increasing safety in buildings by using a patented cement compound and state-of-the-art devices.