Cyborgs (cybernetic organisms) are beings with organic and biomechatronic body parts. The concept first appeared 60 years ago...but only now it has the potential to take-off.
One startup in Vietnam aims to bring the future into the present. They improve lives among persons without complete arms or legs with their cyborg-like technology. What they work on has potential where strength can or should be augmented. For starters, is geriatrics; or people challenged by Cerebral Palsy; or persons with motor-challenged conditions.
Vulcan Augmetics, one of eleven startups in VSV Accelerator's 2019 cohort, has a go-to-market product that addresses challenges among persons absent of limbs. The company is poised to disrupt mainstream prosthetic solutions; and, long term, to create a wide-open market addressing augmentation of human motor movement via exoskeletal gear.
We have a good feeling what Vulcan is working on will become common in the not-to-distant future.
Can you think of new applications for this technology? Comment below!
For information contact VSVA at hello[at]siliconvalley.com.vn
REMINDER: The GIST Business Incubation program, launching Fall 2019, will bring teams of entrepreneurs to the United States to study with incubators across in several American cities. Deadline to apply is 31 July. Click on the image or here for more info.
The U.S. Department of State’s Global Innovation through Science and Technology, or GIST, Initiative is excited to announce a new program for entrepreneurs in emerging economies. GIST Business Incubation will support international science and technology innovators who are looking to expand their startups into the United States market. It will also provide the U.S. startup ecosystem the opportunity to forge new connections with entrepreneurs who are abroad.
The program, presented with implementation partner VentureWell, will be hosted in business incubators located across the United States.
The 2019 GIST Business Incubation program will provide entrepreneurs with exposure to the U.S. market and startup resources. While in residence with the program, participants will work on refining their ideas, building their business plans, and finding the right market for their product. Participating entrepreneurs will also have the opportunity to network within the startup ecosystem where they are placed.
Participants who are accepted into the program will be assigned to an incubator inside the United States.
SOUTH SUMMIT - STARTUP COMPETITION is close to the final of their competition LAST DAYS TO APPLY!.
Do you want to promote and give visibility to your startup in Spain and Latin America, and meet investors and corporations to get the boost needed to be the next unicorn? Any industry, any phase of development, any startups from country can apply.
Deadline: June 5th.
SOUTH SUMMIT Organizer
Antonela Bailetti, Startup Manager, antonela[at]spain-startup.com, Tel: +34 915 625 784
SPAIN STARTUP, c/ Monte Esquinza, 28, 4º Dcha., 28010 Madrid www.southsummit.co
RISE is a Leading Corporate Innovation Powerhouse, based in SEA with the vision to expand globally to lift up 1% of GDP of every country we operate. RISE works with corporates and governments in the region to become more innovative in the faster future through our unique corporate accelerator, intrapreneur programs, and venture building services. Today, we are the largest corporate innovation powerhouse in SEA with 2,000 trained c-level and executives, 100+ regional corporate clients and 1,000+ startup alumni as of 2018.
Our Partners who will join our events
1. PTTEP, the Fortune 500, National Oil and Gas Company, had 40 projects in 11 countries across the globe. It also has its own CVC called "AI & Robotics Ventures (ARV)" which has USD 50 million funds and ready to invest in AI, IoT, AgriTech frontier.
2. Bank of Ayudhaya or Krungsri, the fifth largest Bank in Thailand. It is under the management of MUFG Group, Japan's largest banking group. The company has its own CVC called "Krungsri Finnovate" which also has USD 50 million funds and ready to invest in AI and Fintech horizon.
3. The Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA) is a national government agency based in Thailand. It was established to promote and support the development of digital industry and innovation and the digital adoption in order to achieve the economic, social, cultural and security benefits at the national level.
4. Siam Cement Group (SCG), the largest and oldest cement and building material company in Thailand and Southeast Asia. Now, SCG heavily invests its company into Southeast Asia regions.
5. Advanced Info Service (AIS), Thailand's largest GSM mobile phone operator with 40.1 million subscribers.
6. Boon Rawd Brewery, Thailand’s first brewery. The company has expanded and diversified its business interests into manufacturing, packaging, agriculture, real estate, food, and restaurants, as well as retail fashions and lifestyle, which comprises of over 50 affiliated companies.
Check out our program details: www.riseaccel.com/ai
If there are any questions, please contact- Namtom (firstname.lastname@example.org)
*Also RISEAccel is not RiseConf. RISE Accelerator Corporate Innovation Powerhouse is based in Thailand and Singapore. Find more details here.
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Vietnam Smart Energy Hackathon là cuộc thi do New Energy Nexus Đông Nam Á (Nexus SEA) và Vườn ươm Doanh nghiệp Công nghệ cao (SHTP-IC) tổ chức dành cho các công ty khởi nghiệp năng lượng thông minh tại Việt Nam.
Cuộc thi đưa ra những thách thức thực sự đối với bạn để hack, sẽ có cố vấn, chuyên gia hỗ trợ đồng hành trong suốt cuộc thi, đồ ăn và thức uống thả ga cùng với không gian đẹp và sang trọng. Giúp mang lại cho bạn và nhóm của bạn những ý tưởng tốt nhất với tinh thần thoải mái nhất để chiến đấu trong suốt quá trình tham gia cuộc thi.
Thời gian: 01/6/2019 - 02/6/2019 (24 giờ lập trình liên tiếp)
Địa điểm: BKHCM-UP Coworking Space, 268 Lý Thường Kiệt, Quận 10, TP.HCM
Hội thảo: "Sự Kết Hợp Của Giải Mã Gene và Trí Tuệ Nhân Tạo-Phương thức đột phá chăm sóc sức khoẻ Việt" | Workshop: "The combination of genome and Knowledge: revolutionary healthcare in Vietnam"
Lễ ký kết MOU giữa Bộ Khoa học và Công nghệ - Grab: Hợp tác đưa Startup Việt vươn ra thế giới -| MOU signing ceremony between Ministry of Science and Technology - Grab: Cooperation to bring Vietnamese Startups to the world
Startup Vietnam Foundation và Five9 Vietnam rất hân hạnh hỗ trợ tổ chức chương trình Tăng tốc khởi nghiệp THINKZONE ACCELERATOR 2019 - Chương trình giúp Startups có sản phẩm về công nghệ đổi mới, sáng tạo hoàn thiện năng lực cạnh tranh và tăng tốc phát triển.
ThinkZone Accelerator 2019 kéo dài trong 04 tháng, tập trung vào các startup trong giai đoạn Hạt giống (Pre-seed/ Seed) thuộc các lĩnh vực như Tài chính công nghệ (Fintech), Công nghệ quảng cáo (Adtech), Công nghệ Marketing (Martech), Công nghệ trong F&B (Foodtech), Bán lẻ (Retail), E-commerce, Big-data. Những Startup được lựa chọn vào Chương trình đào tạo chuyên sâu của ThinkZone Accelerator 2019 sẽ giành được nhiều lợi ích đặc biệt.
Đăng ký tham dự Chương trình “Tăng tốc Khởi nghiệp ThinkZone Accelerator 2019” trước ngày 15/05/2019
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