SDG 13. CLIMATE CHANGE Overstory

Meet the 15 most innovative companies from Amsterdam, according to the Dutch Chamber of Commerce (KvK)

May 17, 2021, by Editorial team

Innovation is one of the key pillars of success, and there is no debate in this. Understanding the importance of innovation, several Dutch startups have ...

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SDG 13. CLIMATE CHANGE Overstory

Meet the 15 most innovative companies from Amsterdam, according to the Dutch Chamber of Commerce (KvK)

May 17, 2021, by Editorial team

Innovation is one of the key pillars of success, and there is no debate in this. Understanding the importance of innovation, several Dutch startups have ...

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SDG 1. NO POVERTY ilumoni

Financial wellbeing app ilumoni raises €1.3 million to help people borrow money better

May 14, 2021, by Charlotte Tucker

ilumoni, the startup app that aims to help people borrow well, has raised around €1.3 million in an over-subscribed seed funding round after successfully launching ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Exscientia

Exscientia Announces Second Molecule Created Using AI From Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Collaboration to Enter Phase 1 Clinical Trial

May 14, 2021, by Business Wire Technology News

OXFORD, England–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Exscientia Ltd. (Headquarters: Oxford, UK; CEO: Andrew Hopkins) is pleased to acknowledge that Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd. (Head office: Osaka, Japan, Representative ...

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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS Jumio

Jumio’s Automation Surpasses 1 Million Verifications Per Day as Company Celebrates 118% Increase in Revenue

May 14, 2021, by Business Wire Technology News

PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– #AI–Jumio, the leading provider of AI-powered end-to-end identity verification and eKYC solutions, today announced it is now processing more than one ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING DRUG DISCOVERY Cyclica

Interview with Naheed Kurji, Cofounder and CEO of Cyclica

May 12, 2021, by Caroline Lair

We cannot achieve the Sustainable Development Goals unless we end the ‘war on drugs’. Today we meet Naheed Kurji, Co-Founder, President, and CEO of Cyclica, ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING COVID19

Artificial Intelligence Tool Uses Chest X-ray to Differentiate Worst Cases of COVID-19

May 12, 2021, by PR Newswire:

NEW YORK, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Trained to see patterns by analyzing thousands of chest X-rays, a computer program predicted with up to 80 ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Eldery

Elderly caretech platform Birdie gets $11.5M Series A led by Index

May 12, 2021, by Natasha Lomas

SaaS-maker Birdie has closed an $11.5 million Series A round of funding led by Index Ventures. Existing investor Kamet Ventures also participated. The UK-based caretech ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING CANCER

AI and nanotechnology could make cancer cell therapy affordable for all

May 10, 2021, by Professor Liesbet Lagae

CAR-T therapy can cure cancer patients but it’s costly. Advances in nanotechnology could help scientists re-engineer the immune system more affordably.

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SDG 12. RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION & PRODUCTION Smartex

Amidst COVID-19, these aspiring Portuguese tech startups bagged maximum funding in 2020 so far

May 10, 2021, by Editorial team

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic effect, the minister for the Portuguese government announced new measures to help growing tech startups. It announced €25 million to protect ...

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SDG 2. ZERO HUNGER Inc. EarthSense

Teachable, ultra-compact, autonomous, phenotyping robot introduced to investors, market

May 10, 2021, by Scienmag

Credit: Claire Benjamin/University of Illinois Investors and executives in the agricultural industry are getting a first look at TerraSentia, a new-to-the-market agricultural robot that autonomously ...

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SDG 11. SUSTAINABLE CITIES & COMMUNITIES Bestmile

Bestmile raises $16.5 million to optimize autonomous vehicle fleets

May 10, 2021, by Chris O'Brien

Bestmile raised $16.5 million in venture capital as the startup continues expansion of a platform that manages autonomous and human-driven vehicles.Read More

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SDG 9. INDUSTRY INNOVATION & INFRASTRUCTURE SDG 13. CLIMATE CHANGE iSize

UK-based iSize raises €5.22M to make video streaming more eco-friendly; here’s how

May 7, 2021, by Editorial team

London-based iSize is a deep-tech company specialising in deep learning to optimise video streaming and delivery. In a recent development, the company has announced that ...

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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS Shift Technologt

New unicorn in town: Paris-based Shift Technology raises $220M at a valuation of $1B+

May 7, 2021, by Editorial team

Paris-based Shift Technology is a startup that provides AI-based fraud detection for the insurance industry. In a recent development, the SaaS provider announced that it ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING SDG 10. REDUCED INEQUALITIES ifeel

Madrid-based ifeel raises €5.5 million to democratise access to therapy 

May 7, 2021, by Charlotte Tucker

ifeel, the emotional well-being platform transforming how employees access therapy, has raised €5.5 million series A round led by Nauta Capital with participation from existing ...

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SDG 12. RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION & PRODUCTION Wasteless

Grocery stores in Poland will trial an AI pricing system for reducing food waste

May 7, 2021, by Engadget

After working on the system since 2016, Wasteless is about to trial its software with Metro, a company that operates 678 wholesale grocery stores in ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Verge Genomics

Verge Genomics Names Robert Scannevin, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer

May 6, 2021, by Business Wire Technology News

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Verge Genomics, a drug discovery company developing therapies for neurological diseases by integrating a unique all-in-human genomic platform with machine learning, announced today ...

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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS Sprout.ai

UK’s insurtech startup Sprout.ai raises €9.27M to automate claims and fraud detection; here’s how

May 6, 2021, by Editorial team

London-based insurtech Sprout.ai, a claims automation and fraud detection company, has raised £8M (approx €9.27M) in its Series A round of funding. The round was ...

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SDG 13. CLIMATE CHANGE NamR

namR was at Impact AI

May 6, 2021, by Amandine

namR at Impact AI On July 8th, namR was at Impact AI for their first annual conference. Laurence Lafont – as President of Impact AI, ...

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SDG 13. CLIMATE CHANGE NamR

namR was at Impact AI

May 6, 2021, by Amandine

namR at Impact AI On July 8th, namR was at Impact AI for their first annual conference. Laurence Lafont – as President of Impact AI, ...

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