There's almost 1.2 billion people living in energy poverty and over 3 billion people who lack access to clean cooking fuels. Meanwhile, we are still very dependant on fossil fuels which poses a direct existential threat to all of us. To be able to live sustainably, we need to improve our end-use efficiency and introduce renewable resources. These 18 startups sign up to accelerate energy transition with their innovative ideas.
In the last months, people from the tech scene were talking about Lisbon in the context of the next hottest European startup hub. That is why we hopped on a plane to experience the vibrant city on the Atlantic coast ourselves.
With the ever-increasing number of vehicles on the road, traffic management is becoming a problem. However, there are companies working on technology that could leverage the 3rd dimension.
You may be breathing in more toxins inside than outdoors. Clairy uses the purifying capabilities of plants to help you breathe cleaner air and stay healthy.
Taking an air bed to the beach won't be a hassle thanks to a Belgian startup Coolado. Their unique patented solution, a built-in air pump in an inflatable, is designed for those who are hopelessly running around the beach trying to catch the air into their lounge bag.
How to limit your kids' screen time in a modern way? TechDen developed a physical charging station that requires your kids to store their devices and keeps them safely locked for as long as you set the time.
If rocking a baby to sleep is not an easy task for you, the Helsinki-based startup LullaMe offers a solution to improve sleep for the whole family.
According to deutsche-startups.de, the insurer Allianz is investing 10 million euros in HeavenHR.
Based in Munich, Germany, the spatial intelligence startup NavVis has announced a series C investment, raising total of $35 million.
The future is now. Skeleton Technologies produces ultracapacitors that lasts 500 times longer than lithium-ion batteries and packs in more power even though they much lighter. Step aside for the energy storage devices of the future.
Is your daily city commute a long and frustrating process? With UrmO's electric self-balancing scooter, you can get around the city quickly and hassle-free.
Do you know how much electricity your fridge consumes? The Berlin-based startup Fresh Energy collects energy consumption data to provide their customers with valuable insights in real time.
Moving abroad comes along with many challenges. Especially if one doesn't speak the local language. Ottonova offers Germans and expats in Germany a digital private health insurance in a simpler way.
Paris-based startups Braincities Lab aims to help people accommodate to ever-changing environments using adaptive and predictive algorithms as well as artificial intelligence with empathy.
Employee training courses are often time-consuming, boring, and don’t promote the retention of information. Knowingo aims to change that with its intuitive mobile game for employees.
Based in London, Deciwatt aims to fight energy poverty. Harnessing human power, the startup developed a light that generates power with the pull of a cord.
Living with diabetes is an everyday challenge. YuScale developed an app that makes it easier to track the nutritional composition of a complete meal.