Seven innovative companies receive the VLC/STARTUP Awards at the Science Park

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The University of Valencia Science Park Foundation (FPCUV) organised the VLC/STARTUP Award Ceremony, which aim to promote the creation and consolidation of companies in the university innovation context. The awards are sponsored by the Universitat de València and Banco Santander.

The 9 VLC/STARTUP Awards aim to promote innovative entrepreneurial initiatives. The seven award-winning companies belong to various productive areas, from metaverse and gamification in education, scientific dissemination and innovation in the textile industry to artificial intelligence applied to medical management, solar energy applied to housing, solutions with chemical sensors and biomarkers applied to various industries (agri-food, pharmaceutical, health, chemical), and data intelligence for private capital markets.

The top-rated projects in the Laboratory category were Opticalsens and Energy Blind , while and in the Dispatch category the award went to Blue-Boost. On the other hand, the top-rated companies in the Seedbed category were Management and Improvement of Medical Consultations, Vardier Brand, José Luis Oltra (Cuarentaydos) and Hubalinno.

The awards were presented by Rosa Donat, Vice-Principal for Innovation and Knowledge Transfer of the Universitat de València, José Miguel Lorente, Director of Institutions in the Regional Directorate of Valencia and Murcia of Banco Santander, and Pedro Carrasco, Director of the PCUV.