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Science&Business – GIST Pitch Days: first results

09 Mar, 2023
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Science&Business – GIST Pitch Days: first results

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On March 8, 2023, the Science&Business – GIST Pitch Days was launched – an event for scientists and entrepreneurs with ready-made knowledge-intensive solutions, where they can present their startups and receive financial support for their development.

“Undoubtedly, supporting innovative projects in these areas is very important. We are talking about saving lives, restoring war-affected regions of Ukraine, developing technologies, solving global problems of humanity – shortages of food, energy, and mineral resources, improving the healthcare system, and environmental safety. It is to address these challenges that the Science&Business series of events will continue to be successfully implemented,” said Andrii Vitrenko, First Deputy Minister of Education and Science.

Ukrainian innovators with progressive solutions in the healthcare, agro- and biotechnology categories took part in the event.

The winners who will receive financial support of USD 5,000 each for the development of innovative projects from GIST are:

Healthcare:

  • Yes Straws;
  • Foodwise;
  • Pre-sowing seed treatment “Parostok”;
  • Agrobon:prelude;
  • Biogenic silver.

Agrotechnology and biotechnology:

  • InTempo;
  • CheckEye;
  • Anima;
  • WildfiresUA – YourAirTest;
  • Health Helper.

For reference

Science&Business – GIST Pitch Days is organized by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine, the Ukrainian Startup Fund with the support of an ideological partner – GIST (Global Innovation through Science and Technology initiative).

The online broadcast is available here.

The second Pitch Day will be held on March 16 with the participation of projects from such industries as “Energy and Environment” and “Industry and Infrastructure”.


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