8th Startup Olé, one of the most important entrepreneurship and innovation events in Spain, took place this week. Researchers from the BISITE Research Group and AIR Institute have participated to present some of the projects we are developing.
This year has been a success, with more than 800 speakers and 165 startups from different countries. In addition to the visit of prominent European representatives such as Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, who attended the 2021 edition and visited the laboratories of the BISITE group in order to learn about the technological projects that we were carrying out.
Innovation and technological projects
The attendees were able to learn a little more about some of the projects oriented towards electronics, such as Data Logger, Edge-IIoT Gateway for capturing, storing, processing and sending data aimed at the Internet of Things technology; Deep Air Control 4.0, a device for monitoring parameters such as temperature, atmospheric pressure, humidity or CO2; SpinCare, an smart posture corrector that can help prevent back problems; and Apapachoa, which is based on therapeutic dolls with sensing technology to help people with certain pathologies such as Alzheimer’s, autism, depression, and others.
On this occasion, we have also presented the training offer of BISITE and other projects aimed at promoting the digitization of companies, such as the Centr@tec Program, coordinated by the Institute for Business Competitiveness of Castilla y León (ICE) in collaboration with Air Institute and DIGIS3, the consortium also led by AIR Institute, which has been selected to join the European Network of Digital Innovation Centers. This initiative has received funding of almost 3.5 million euros to boost digitalization in Castilla y León.