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Five Spanish start-ups pitch to win €50k in Headstart funding

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Five Spanish start-ups pitch to win €50k in Headstart funding

A total of 46 proposals were received in the first phase

19 June 2017
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Following a 26 May pitch contest at Barcelona Science Park, five start-ups were selected to receive a total of €50 000 in funding each in the EIT Health Spain Headstart 2017 competition.

When the Headstart 2017 call closed, EIT Health Spain had received a total of 46 proposals, and these were winnowed down to 10 finalists, who participated in the pitch. The five winners chosen after making their pitchers are:

  • Aelix Therapeutics S.L.: A European cure for HIV Infection.

  • 2Eyes Vision: Technological and clinical validation of the SimVis technology to treat presbyopia with multifocal contact lenses.

  • Rethink Medical: T-Control Urinary Catheter.

  • Avizorex Pharma: A phase I/II proof-of-concept clinical study double-blind, placebo-controlled study assessing the safaty and efficacy of AVX-012 ophthalmic solution in subjetcs with mild to moderate dry eye syndrome.

  • Onalabs Healthcare Inno-Hub: Werable digital device for monitoring chronic patients with cardiac and respiratory diseases

For more information about the call for proposals, please contact