START(H)UP

Do you want know entrepreneurs with innovative ideas?
Are you interested in exploring potential technologies?
START(H)UP is your initiative.

The START(H)UP programme provides comprehensive support for innovations that show the potential to have a positive impact on healthcare. The most promising ideas are developed into commercially viable products through a multi-disciplinary approach, involving healthcare, medicine, Medtech, Biotech and Pharmaceutical industry.

The START(H)UP competition is the initiative of the World Health Summit to select the best healthcare company. Twelve Portuguese startups were invited to exemplify the best in the national market. It is your responsibility to choose the best among the best. The voting will run until 07:00 p.m on April 19. What are you waiting for? Be part of the future of Global Health. The final awards event will take place on April 20 at 12:30 p.m. See the program!

Coimbra, in the heart of Global Health.


BMD Software

The BMD main mission is to develop innovative software solutions for healthcare and to provide high quality services to customers.
https://www.bmd-software.com | more info

Address
PCI - Creative Science Park Via do Conhecimento
3830-352 Ílhavo, Portugal
Telephone | e-mail
+351 234 247 289 | adm(at)bmd-software.com
Foundation year | Number of employees
2011 | 9


Coimbra Genomics

Coimbra Genomics is commercializing ELSIE, a first-in-kind platform that allows any physician to quickly use genomic information from patients to make better decisions on prescription and diagnosis.
http://www.coimbra-genomics.com

Address
Biocant Park, Núcleo 4, Lote 3
3060-197 Coimbra, Portugal
Telephone | e-mail
+351 231 410 905 | sofiapinto(at)coimbra-genomics.com
Foundation year | Number of employees
2013 | 9


HeartGenetics, Genetics and Biotechnology S.A.

HeartGenetics is dedicated to keeping people healthy by providing actionable knowledge based on genetic data and by increasing engagement with therapeutics, as well as nutritional and workout plans.
www.heartgenetics.com | more info

Address
Biocant Park, Núcleo 4, Lote 4
3060-197 Coimbra, Portugal
Telephone | e-mail
+351 962 711 011 | atf(at)heartgenetics.com
Foundation year | Number of employees
2013 | 16


IMMUNETHEP, SA

Immunethep is a biotech startup company that is developing anti-bacterial immunotherapies based on the discovery of a virulence mechanism shared by different life-threatening bacteria.
www.immunethep.com

Address
Biocant Park, Núcleo 4 Lote 3
3060-197 Cantanhede, Portugal
Telephone | e-mail
+351 231 419 042  | info(at)immunethep.com
Foundation year | Number of employees
2014 | 7


inKlusion

We are a digital and tech agency guided by innovation, which combines talented creative people with state of the art technology to develop products with great quality and technological differentiation.
http://inklusion.pt | more info

Address
PARKURBIS - Parque de Ciência e Tecnologia da Covilhã
6200-865 Covilhã, Portugal
Telephone | e-mail
+351 968 397 681 | geral(at)inklusion.pt
Foundation year | Number of employees
2013 | 3


Labfit -HPRD: Health Products Research and Development Lda

Provides R&D, analytical services, regulatory support and consultancy for pharmaceutical product development and characterization. It is a GLP facility, certified under ISO9001, ISO13485 and NP4457.
www.labfit.pt | more info | promotional video

Address
Edificio Ubimedical
Estrada Municipal 506, Portugal
Telephone | e-mail
+351 275 241 271 | apo(at)labfit.pt
Foundation year | Number of employees
2012 | 8


NU-RISE

NU-RISE ensures proper radiation dose at right place,helping doctors better target the cancer and protecting patients from unnecessary irradiation. Safer radiation - an evolution for cancer treatment.
www.nu-rise.com | more info

Address
IEUA, edificio 1, Campus Universitario de Santiago
3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Telephone | e-mail
+351 916 505 902  | info(at)nu-rise.pt
Foundation year | Number of employees
2015 | 4


Sensing Future Technologies

Sensing Future Technologies develops medical devices. We work with sensor technology for physical rehabilitation and robotics for the telemedicine and assistive market.
www.sensingfuture.pt | more info

Address
Rua Pedro Nunes, Bloco E
3030-199 Coimbra, Portugal
Telephone | e-mail
+351 239 404 234 | geral(at)sensingfuture.pt
Foundation year | Number of employees
2011 | 6


SWORD HEALTH

SWORD Phoenix is an integrated, simple and straightforward system that combines motion sensors with an innovative software approach for both the mobile application (patient-oriented) and the online console (professional-oriented) so that physical rehabilitation processes can be optimized.
www.swordhealth.com

Address

Rua Sá da Bandeira, Nº651, 1º Dt
4000-437 Porto, Portugal
Telephone | e-mail
+351 223 248 286 | hello(at)swordhealth.com
Foundation year | Number of employees
2013 | >12


Soft Bionics Lda

Soft Bionics aims at bringing cutting edge research on printed and stretchable electronics into market, focused currently on e-skins for patient bio-monitoring patches and foot pressure mapping.
www.soft-bionics.com

Address
Instituto Pedro Nunes, Rua Pedro Nunes
3030-199 Coimbra, Portugal
Telephone | e-mail
+351 968 397 681 | mahmood.tavakoli(at)gmail.com
Foundation year | Number of employees
2016 | 3


Take the Wind Lda. / Body Interact Inc.

Take the Wind has always been 100% focused on providing innovative digital health solutions. We have combined science, design and technology to deliver cutting-edge solutions for medical training.
http://bodyinteract.com/ | more info | promotional video

Address
Instituto Pedro Nunes, TecBis Rua Pedro Nunes, Edifício D
3030-199 Coimbra, Portugal
Telephone | e-mail
+351 239 090 850 | info(at)takethewind.com
Foundation year | Number of employees
2008 | 28


Ydeal.net

A consulting agency that designs integrated solutions for complex problems. Our main expertise is in made-to-measure software development for enterprises, with a focus on healthcare solutions.
http://ydeal.net/ | more info

Address
Rua Antero Andrade e Silva, nº 52
4520-401 MOSTEIRÓ, Portugal
Telephone | e-mail
+351 933 384 405  | nuno(at)pereira-azevedo.com
Foundation year | Number of employees
2010 | 12