10 startups that will make our everyday life easier, smarter and safer
The worldwide spending on technology reached $3,360 billion in 2019 (1) and 90% of the world’s data was generated within the past two years alone (2). Therefore, technology has been impacting exponentially all aspects of our society for decades, and today, we can find technological innovations in every sector of activity.
This is why the 10 startups presented in this article are so diverse, from healthcare to agriculture, through real estate. But all of them have a common goal : making the world a better and more connected place.
Technology improves health
In these troubled times, we are more than ever in need of the medical solutions these startups bring.
Mediktor, with an AI-based user-friendly platform, helps patients acknowledge their symptoms with a 91,3% accuracy. Being aware of all the necessary information, they can act accordingly.
Designed for healthcare professionals, Medaplus’ AI-assisted platform predicts diagnosis for respiratory and heart signals.
Combined with a stethoscope digitizer, it will even cover remote patients, without any specialist needed. Moreover, machine learning makes it possible for Flomics to detect complex diseases early, like colon cancer for example, and all they need is a blood sample. Digital healthcare also involves the intelligence of things (IoT) : Medisanté simplifies the deployment of IoT devices which empowers connected care.
Agriculture and agribusiness are digitalized as well
Agriculture as we know it goes through enormous changes as well : the market value of smart agriculture (which involves technologies) worldwide is forecasted to reach around $26.76 billion by the end of 2020 (3).
Digitized farms are starting to bloom worldwide : IGS controls its vertical farms through accurate replicas of the weather, the seasons and other life cycles.
Eagle genomics gives a different perspective with an AI-augmented platform that networks data on microbiome science in order to reinvent Life Sciences R&D.
As for fighting for the reduction of food waste, Natural Machines invented a fascinating solution : both sustainable and healthy, Foodini the 3D food printer improves kitchen efficiency and lowers food waste.
Technology all around us
Technology equipment brightens even the tiniest part of our lives. Yoti uses a digital identity platform to facilitate the identification of people in diverse cases like healthcare, travel, retail, and so on.
Beyond visual speeds up real-estate sales cycle and provides a unique insight by taking buyers around a hyper-realistic 3D environment.
With the Covid-19 spreading, opening a door has never been so dangerous. Hacka Labs came up with a brand new solution : self-cleaning door handles that run with high density lights.
Ultimately, technology broadens its applications to our everyday lives. Medical care is soon to be digitized, and even though it won’t replace human doctors, it will surely save lives by hastening medical treatments and processes. Agriculture will be augmented too, the production process will be more efficient, qualitative and sustainable. You can’t stop progress, and in this case, it’s for the better.
- Forrester Research, The 2018 to 2019 Global Tech Market Outlook, page 13
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- M. Shahbandeh, Research expert covering agriculture & FMCG, Nov 10, 2020 on Statista