The nine projects that were selected, from hundreds of nominees, for the seventh edition of the Altice International Innovation Award (AIIA) are now known.
Karion Therapeutics, Tympulse Medical and expressPIK, in the Start-up category. AI breast screening, ways to improve the generalizability and robustness of AI models for medical imaging and charging the future of electric vehicles through the wheel, in the academic category.
Zoomguide, Mobiis and Lumen, in the “Includes by Fundação Altice” category, are the finalists who will present their projects, at a ceremony that will take place on November 21, at the Convento do Beato.
In the final stage of the award, the nine finalists in the competition will defend their projects before the jury, which once again includes names from the telecommunications sector and the entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem:
• Ana Figueiredo, CEO of Altice Portugal (Chairman of the Jury)
• Alcino Lavrador, Technology and Innovation Advisor
• Annabella Pedroso, former Secretary of State for Justice
• Diogo Araujo, Director of the National Innovation Agency
• Gil Azevedo, CEO of Startup Lisboa
• Luis Santana, Director, Covina
• Miguel Castro Neto, Director of NOVA IMS, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
• Paolo Vermezza, Managing Director, Altice Labs
• Pedro Santa Clara, Director of TUMO-Coimbra and Escola 42
• Teresa Salima, Altice Foundation
Of the nine final projects, which are distinguished by their diversity and innovation in topics, only one will secure first place in each of the three categories of the competition: Academia, Startups and Inclui by Fundação Altice. Also on this day, the startups that will be supported by Startup Lisboa and the winner of the Born from Knowledge (BfK) award from the National Innovation Agency (ANI) will be announced.
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