It’s still just the start of 2017 and GTEC is going at full throttle – in just 3 months, we’ve already had a Demo Day, 20 meetups, a handful of workshops, and so many more fun events planned for you that we can’t even count that high. And in fact, we couldn’t contain all our activities in Berlin anymore at all. We are thrilled to announce that this time, we are expanding our campus even further than Schoeneberg, all the way down to Frankfurt am Main! We haven’t had our official opening event yet (stay tuned for more on that!) but we’re already going full speed ahead in bringing Berlin-style entrepreneurship to Frankfurt, starting with the GTEC HealthCare Award!

The Award was presented during a “Meet the Leader” session organized by FFM Global Shapers Community and hosted at GTEC Frankfurt. After the session, over 120 people participated in the event “NextB2BForum: Disrupt Healthcare – Bytes & Genes”. Philipp Rösler, former Vice-Chancellor and now Managing Director of the World Economic Forum, officially presented the GTEC HealthCare Award, for which ten startups from six countries were competing. CardioSecure, a Frankfurt-based mobile ECG app, won the award with a first-class pitch about how their app delivers concrete guidance to patients on whether a visit to the doctor is recommended. The following members of the jury evaluated the pitches of the alphabetically-listed startups:

Members of the Jury:

Philipp Rösler – Managing Director World Economic Forum
Min-Sung Sean Kim – Global Digital Health Investments | Allianz Ventures
Anke Hecht – VP Finance | Target Global
Thimo von Schmitt-Lord – Executive Director and Head of Bayer Foundations   

Pitching Startups:

Award Winner: CardioSecure, Frankfurt, Germany (https://www.cardiosecur.com)
African Founders, Lagos, Nigeria (http://african-founders.com)
Antelope Suits, Nurnberg, Germany (https://antelope.club)
Criam, Braga, Portugal (http://www.criamtech.com)
Mejo, Barcelona, Spain (https://www.mejodiabetes.com)
Mimi, Berlin, Germany (https://mimi.io)
Nano Sanguis, Warsaw, Poland (http://nanosanguis.com)
Nelum Box, Darmstadt, Germany (http://nelumbox.com)
Pantavision, Berlin, Germany (https://www.pantavision.com)
Paralign, San Francisco, USA (http://paralign.me)

Thanks to everyone who supported GTEC Frankfurt and we hope to see you in April at the opening event!