The Open Data Incubator for Europe (ODINE) has awarded a total of €400.000 to the four businesses selected for its fourth cohort.
The startups and SMEs AVUXI, Hybridstat, Openoil and Viomedo are from Germany, Greece and Spain. They provide solutions to pressing economic, social, and medical issues like transparency in the oil industries, increasing clinical trial transparency and genomics data analytics.
Let’s find out more about each company from the fourth cohort:
- Openoil creates the Aleph Database, everything oil & mining companies tell investors, in one place.
- Viomedo provides patients access to innovative therapies that are being developed today in the setting of clinical trials. The online platform provides access to patients, their caregivers, patient advocacy groups and doctors to over 2.000 clinical trials that are open for patients in Germany at any moment: tomorrow’s medicine, today.
- Hybridstat providing data analytics solutions for the Life Science’s industry.
- AVUXI uncovers the areas and venues people love and care about the most. Geo-tagged BigData from multiple sources is analyzed to create a detailed profile and popularity ranking of every coordinate on the planet.
The selected businesses receive up to €100k of equity-free grant funding from the ODINE programme, which supports European startups and SMEs to build sustainable businesses using open data.
In addition to funding, the businesses will have access to peer-networking, technology, datasets, mentorship, investors and media services throughout the six-months incubation period.
€2.8m of a total of more than €5.5m are still available and we expect about 50 additional open data-focused businesses to join the incubator until August 2016.
If this sounds like you and you would like to join the ODINE programme, check our website. New startups are being recruited every two months on a rolling basis, until August 2016. The next deadline is the 30th of April 2016 and you could be the next one.
If you are interested in applying, make sure you read the Guide for Applicants, which includes detailed information on the programme, the application process and some tips on how to draft a great proposal.