Tiago Matos (Amsterdam UMC): Dermoscope
We developed a scientific-based app capable to quickly identify which personal care products are safe and effective for each specific individual’s skin type. We use on average 10 PCPs daily, that means more than 500 different chemicals that we put in our skin every day. Many products still contain dangerous chemicals that can cause skin diseases and even cancer!
Dermoscope not only has the power to improve the health and well-being of millions of people, reduce personal care & hygiene costs,
but also reduce the amount of waste and decrease disposal of toxic chemicals or microplastics in the water stream and enviroment.
Edcel Salumbides (VU): Non-invasive pre-symptomatic illness detection in farm animals We are developing a non-invasive breath sensor for cows, for the early detection of illnesses well before observable symptoms. The automated and frequent health monitoring would enable timely and precise feed adjustments by farmers to stop disease progression. The technology is derived from the extremely […]
Jardo Stammeshaus (VU): The Liion Power Battery Life Extender Lithium-ion batteries are playing a crucial role in the transition to sustainable energy. You can find them inside all of your portable electronics, for example in your smartphone, but also in your E-Bike. Unfortunately, these batteries degrade and lose capacity faster than necessary, because regular chargers […]
Jawad Essallami (HvA): Eddy Lite The global transport makes for about 25% of our daily energy use. But what is the best way to use less energy in transport? It would help to make our vehicals lighter by using carbon composite. This is a very strong and light weight material, used more and more in […]