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Winners of Gerard and Anton Award, jumpsuit made out of condoms, leading innovative region and more!

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Eindhoven Startups

August 3 · Issue #28 · View online
Eindhoven Startups is the startup community of Eindhoven and Brainport region. The coolest hightech startup community.

Hello everyone,
Like every week we want to welcome you to our weekly newsletter in which more than 600 startups enthusiasts get their weekly dose of startup news from the Brainport Eindhoven region!
Summer seems to have dissappeared from our region but seems most of you are reading this from a tropical beach, we will continue bringin you the freshest news of the Brainport startup community.

🙌 Community updates
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StudyPortals is growing fast, globally. The company that helps students with finding a study abroad, will move to ‘Klokgebouw’, the coolest building in Eindhoven!
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Designer Pauline van Dongen, in cooperation with Skyn Condoms, has presented a jumpsuit for athletes that is made out of condom material. 
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Last week, team Storm Eindhoven did a convoy training with the brand new STORM vans. Best luck to their Storm World Tour!
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Do European regions support innovation and fresh thinking? Here are answers in the new Scoreboard. And Brainport region is an innovation leader undoubtedly!
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Brainport has been announced as Europe’s leading innovative top technology region. And we are proud to be part of it!
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Can’t make it to TEDxEindhoven last time? The TEDxEindhoven pictures are online! Check them out! 
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Professionals and students will gather in October for Brabant’s first big mobility hackathon, “The Next Mobility Hack”, which will look for smart and sustainable transport models. Check more info here!
Carin Wear are in the race for the Accenture Innovation Awards. Help them win it and vote!
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 To further speed up development, Solar tech company Solliance aims to increase the number of industrial partners to forge a direct link with the market. Good luck!
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Interested in learning more about commercial success of PICs? Join Photonic Integration Conference on 27th September at High tech Campus!  
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The Eindhoven startup Additive Industries has sold one of its 3D printers to a German car manufacturer, which is a million deal. Congrats!  
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“Eindhoven is really the engine of the Netherlands”, according to Commissioner of the King John Jorritsma in Friesland. Jorritsma will succeed Rob Gijzel as our new mayor in September. Welcome to Eindhoven! 
Now more than ever, corporates want to work with start-ups. 82% of corporate brands view start-ups as “important” to their business strategies. Great news!
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What’s the current state of health technology? Check this helpful infographic to help you understand what’s happening now.
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Group Eindhoven wants accelerating initiatives around sustainability! More info here.
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To be able to compete in the next races in Germany, University Racing Eindhoven (URE) needs a new pack of battery cells. Help them not to quit the competition!
What else is in the news?
Ten startups from Eindhoven have been honoured with the Gerard and Anton Award 2016.  Last week some of them have been highlighted:
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One of Gerard and Anton Award winners, LifeSense, uses technology to help women with urine loss. With Carin – a sensor in the underwear–CEO Valer Pop is confident that he can give women a better life.
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Based on the robotics knowledge developed within the TU/e university, winner Microsure is a spinoff delivering a real quality of life improving technology with their surgical robot.
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More winners from TU/e! Student team FAST has a surprising alternative to both fossil fuels and hydrogen. Already demonstrated at a small scale, they are now building a Formic Acid driven bus.
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Helping people with spinal cord injuries to be able to walk again, that’s the ultimate goal of G-therapeutics. The first human patients will be treated later this year. Best luck to the winner!
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Thanks to GenKey, more than 110 million people in Africa have received an identity during the last five years. A surprising application of technology! Congrats!
If you have a job to offer, email us on, and we’ll promote it for you!
📅 Startup Events coming up
August 10 @ ITILITY B.V.
Eindhoven Developers Meetup will organize a meetup about microservices very soon! Want to enjoy a journey to microservices? Or curious about building microservices with the Micro-toolkit? Then don’t miss it!
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August 25/27/31 @ Klokgebouw, Strijp-S
Summ( )n invites participants to join their first Summer Sessions that will consists of three Future Probing workshops. It is a paid event. Want more info? Click here!
September 15 @ Stadhuis
Tech startups and refugees will have an opportunity to meet and match. If you are a startup willing to mentor a refugee with a high level background, email us on
October 3/4/5 @ EHV Startup Week
Google launchpads will join our Startup week! There will be training sessions, workshops for designers and startups, etc. More info coming soon.
October 4 @EHV Summit
Save the date for the biggest startup community event of Eindhoven Brainport Region! Early bird tickets will be available soon.
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