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January 31, 2024

Startups Ellogon.AI and Kepler Vision to regional preliminary round Zorginnovatieprijs 2024

These start-ups of the Informatics Institute at Amsterdam Science Park are two of the four most promising innovative scale-ups in healthcare have been announced. These care innovators and representatives from the region have a chance to win a spot in the finals of the National Zorginnovatieprijs 2024: the award for the most innovative scale-up in the field of care and well-being.

From as many as 25 entries from North Holland, four nominees were selected. These innovative scale-ups from the province of North Holland will compete on Feb. 13 in the regional preliminary round of the Zorginnovatieprijs 2024:

– Augmedit with Revolutionizing Surgery: Augemented Reality Insights Beyond Imagination. AI-driven Augmented Reality technology increases surgical precision, improves surgical preparation, provides immersive medical training and engages patients and families in understanding complex procedures.

– Ellogon.AI with EIDOS. EIDOS supports medical specialists in selecting cancer patients in whom immunotherapy is most likely to succeed. About 50% of all cancer patients who receive immunotherapy do not benefit from it. This results in a huge impact on patients’ quality of life and is also cost-saving.

– Kepler VisionKepler Vision Technologies uses a unique combination of AI & Computer Vision technologies to remotely monitor vulnerable patients in hospitals & nursing homes. It secures the well-being of patients and reduces healthcare costs by ensuring immediate medical intervention when needed, while addressing the challenges of the global shortage of medical personnel.

– Layco with vela® is a reusable vacuum extractor that makes obstetric care more sustainable and accessible to mother and child. Some 40% CO2-eq and 98% waste can be saved with vela® compared to the disposable version. By offering it at a normal price in high-income countries, the price can be lowered in low- and middle-income countries.

These four entrepreneurs will pitch their innovation to the expert jury and the public at a Zorg2025 meeting on Feb. 13, 2024. During this event, we will combine the regional preliminary round of the National Zorginnovatieprijs 2024 and the official opening of Plus Ultra Amsterdam.

Details about the program and location can be found on the event page for the regional preliminary round of the Zorginnovatieprijs 2024.

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