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TechForCare is an open-source support platform built to tackle the current health crisis. Jointly developed by the Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines (I-RIM) and Maker Faire Rome – The European Edition, the project is a direct response to the urgent need of healthcare workers saving lives during this pandemic.
TechForCare aims to offer solid solutions that can be replicated in a variety of local situations to address the problems in the healthcare system that need to be promptly resolved. The platform will host a variety of resources, technologies, smart machines and robots to tackle the Coronavirus pandemic and mitigate its effects on the healthcare industry.
Accessibility of the solutions developed is key and as such the projects will be accessible to everyone including operators, research centres, makers, developers, engineers and professors. They will be able to upload projects and the platform will then match them with producers and FabLabs in the various areas to create prototypes then print and produce them.
There are currently several scalable solutions available on the TechForCare website. They include:
Anyone with ideas that can help the healthcare industry during the COVID-19 crisis is encouraged to pitch their ideas by writing to mailto:email@example.com.
More information on TechForCare can be found here.
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First-ever global entrepreneurial initiative to support startup ecosystems
Startup Europe Week is an event that happens within one week on a yearly basis. During this week, the approved co-organisers around the world are free to organise all kind of events within the fixed week. Startup Europe Week is a stage for multiple speakers, including entrepreneurs, representatives of private and public entrepreneurship support programmes, ministries, and investors. They share
opportunities, experience, and invaluable advice on relevant topics for entrepreneurs, related to technology, innovation, social issues, legal, regional advantages, ways of financing and support for the realisation of business ideas and projects.
The initiative started in 2015 and already has its own impeccable reputation and established a network of engaged co-organisers in Europe and beyond.
SEW events reflect the local situation and opportunities in the regions and in addition to supporting entrepreneurs, gives examples of successful startups, aiming to promote and make local entrepreneurship resources accessible to anyone who wants to start a business in their city.
Watch out for more information on Startup Europe Week 2021!