From Darwin to Adelaide, a race of around 3000 kilometers through the unforgiving Australian outback. In less than two weeks, the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge will kick off in high gear, and the Top Dutch Solar team competing for the first time, with a little help from last year’s Startup in Residence participant Greatwaves.
After six months of workshops, meetings, mentor sessions and prototype building, the startups got to show off their progress last week, at the Startup in Residence Demo Day. In a packed Groninger Forum, six out of the eight selected companies shared their experiences and showed their progress. Here are the highlights:
How do you make buildings more sustainable, safer and healthier to work in? Startup in Residence participant Greatwaves says all you need is Wi-Fi, and is currently testing their prototype at the Zernike Campus.
The results are in! Out of a total of 26 submissions for Startup in Residence, 8 startups have been selected to join the program. Last Friday at the Groninger Forum, they pitched their ideas and now it high time to roll up sleeves and get cracking on making Groningen and even more awesome place to work and live.
Terrible WiFi, it’s one of the most annoying things when you’re trying to get some work done. Slimmer wifi, in their own words, sets up and maintains super fantastic sparkling magical WiFi networks for companies and office buildings. Sounds like a bold statement, but the company has delivered on that promise of great WiFi to companies like Catawiki, HackerOne, Voys, Launch Cafe and Transcom, to name just a few.