Expedition DO! 2023 sets sail

The moment is finally here, Expedition DO! 2023 is setting sail.

No less than 20 teams of talented students and researchers were selected to board the 5th edition of Ghent University’s startup programme. In addition to 17 national teams, 3 teams from the international Start For Future programme are joining the Expedition.

These are the teams that convinced the selection jury:

 

  • ALFASENT
    makes sure tracking customers’ opinions and emotions has never been easier.

 

  • B-IMMO
    offers a B2B real estate platform driven by new synergies and absolute transparency.

 

  • BLUEPRINT
    provides an AI-powered educational platform for teachers to create personalized game-based learning lessons that make education fun for every student.

 

  • COWCADEMY
    bridges the gap between knowing and doing, for people in the cattle industry.

 

  • ECORIDE
    helps navigation software to collect data from smart cities.

 

  • EXPERIENCETWIN
    aims to digitise and objectify the current way of user analytics in training, assessment and user testing through the use of XR technologies.

 

  • FEEDBACKLAB
    boosts the feedback culture in organisations by using a smart 360° feedback platform and hands-on feedback workshops.

 

  • FITCARE
    provides childcare as a service at fitness centres Children are taken care of within a fun and familiar environment. Meanwhile, parents can exercise without worry and commit to their physical and mental health.

 

  • HEARTHY
    has developed an end-to-end system, that utilises hair waste from hair salons and creates a composted fertiliser.

 

  • MEDCHECK
    offers a supportive tool to diminish the administrative burden faced by hospital doctors today.

 

  • MEDMATCH
    aims to help people without a clear diagnosis or with very rare diseases by matching them with each other and researchers via an app.

 

  • MEERKRACHT
    wants to respond to the teacher shortage and increase diversity in the student population by sustainably professionalizing teachers.

 

  • NEPTURE
    is developing a sensor for people with urinary incontinence that tracks the fullness of the bladder.

 

  • OPTIMIZE
    brings the individualisation of canine semen cryopreservation into reality.

 

  • REBIN
    helps municipalities and cities do efficient waste collection. By connecting a sensor in public bins to their software, Rebin monitors the bin level and generates the most efficient collection route.

 

  • REQUIPMENT
    helps people bridge the digital gap.

 

  • SAFIRA
    helps users to secure their blockchain assets and savings by providing a beautifully designed wallet, that enables them to store their passwords of access in a safe, easy to use and hackproof way.

 

  • SUSTAINABIKE
    gives e-bikes a second life through increased transparency.

 

  • VR-TES
    offers an innovative way to boost mental health without medication.

 

  • VSYCLE

    plans to develop new antifreeze proteins as a frost protection agent in the fruit cultivation.

 

The Welcome Event on 21 March was the official kickoff for the 7 month track of Expedition DO! 2023. The selected teams will receive intensive guidance to boost their business ideas into an actual startup. This year brings the introduction of 2 categories (one for students and one for researchers). The winner of each category receives 5.000 euros of startup capital.

Stay tuned for an introduction of each team soon.

Learn more about the Expedition DO! track.

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