Over 260 tech startups went through the imec.istart program since 2011. We could not be more proud of them.
Covid-19 does not only affect our physical health, our mental health also suffers from the pandemic. Moonbird developed a technological device to improve people’s breathing and reduce stress and anxiety. Stefanie Broes, who founded the start-up together with her brother, wants to build a modern brand to get rid of the ‘floaty’ image of breathing exercises. “We want to do for mental health what Apple has done for phones.”
Immunotherapy is becoming more and more effective in fighting cancer. Asylia Diagnostics develops tests to make the innovative therapy safer. “Belgium is a frontrunner in biotech and life sciences”, founder Andrey Khmelevskiy says. “imec.istart connects us to that network and opens closed doors for us.”
Early this year, MSC launched a new weapon in the war on drugs: a watertight secure system to collect containers. The blockchain solution was developed by imec.istart graduate T-Mining.