Category 'iStartUp'

Awarded project


Universidad de Oriente, Santiago de Cuba (Dionis López Ramos, Cuba), Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) (Hichem Sahli, Belgium)

The app WisePocket, a spin-off of the VUB & Universidad de Oriente in Santiago de Cuba. Using interaction and gamification, this mobile app wants to make healthcare campaigns more effective and quantify their efficiency.

The winner will get the opportunity to do an internship in a Belgian incubator to the value of 25.000 euro


Nominated projects

Smart Glasses

Iristick (Steven Serneels, België), African Drive (Abdel Azizou Karré, Benin)

Using smart glasses, this projects aims to make higher quality and more efficient patient care in rural healthcare centres accessible and affordable, both by providing online, real-time remote assistance by experts, as well as supporting hands free digital guidance during execution.


Institute for Tropical Medicine (Jan Kennis, Belgium), InSTEDD iLab Southeast Asia (Channé Suy Lan, Cambodia)

The Institute for Tropical Medicine (Antwerp) collaborates with InSTEDD iLab to achieve a freely available collaborative knowledge management platform in the field of tropical medicine and international health, based on the contributions of experts worldwide.