On 28-29 June, over 20 student teams will meet in Helsinki and compete for the European finale after participating in a year-long Start Up Programme and qualifying at national-level. A JA Europe initiative, the Start Up Programme annually engages over 14,000 University students from 300 schools, giving them the opportunity to experience running a business from top to bottom.
Get to know the teams at the EEC and support your favorite by using the hastagts #jaEEC17 and #jaSTARTUP!
Loughborough College, United Kingdom
We are 3-Six Sports, a company based in the British Midlands producing innovative, high quality products which aim to solve problems associated with sporting participation, and to enhance your experience of sport. The first product we are launching is the Stud Master. An innovative solution to the frustrating task of altering boot studs.
AgriMare Bio SB
NTNU Ålesund, Norway
AgriMare Bio’s focus is on creating value based on resources from the ocean in a sustainable and environmentally friendly manner, which will again benefit the aquaculture industry. AgriMare Bio SB will make a difference to the environment in terms of utilization of residual raw materials from land-based farming.
Pierre et Marie Curie, France
App’ero is an app, specially thought for bars, that allows customers to order and pay through their smartphone. This app is the ideal solution to order without leaving your friends or waiting standing for a long time at the bar top.
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy
BretMaps is a women-lead company which aims to help build resilience and sustainable development of local communities through the reduction of risks connected to natural disasters thanks to the direct participation of citizens.
Universidade de Évora, Portugal
City Check is a location-based game app. It allows families to play various games while exploring a city. Near each point of interest you will find contextual games related to the site you are visiting. You can also discover new characters to interact with and customize.
University of Turku, Humak University of Applied Sciences, Finland
We develop exciting, delicious and most of all high-quality insect food. Our responsibly produced Finnish crickets are in the fore front of the global food revolution. Come bug with us!
The Entrepreneurship Academy, Romania
InstaHouse is an online platform connecting people in need of cleaning services with trusted local agents. The InstaHouse team seeks to replace the long and often arduous task of finding a trusted housekeeper with a simple 3-minute ordering process.
St Martin’s Institute of Higher Education, Malta
INTACT™ is a start-up company launched in October 2016 with the mission to increase safety for bikers on the road. Our solution is based on the INTACT™ system, an innovative, locally developed technology syncing impact sensors installed on motorcycles with the Print Circuit Board (PCB) in the rider’s helmet and a smartphone application. The system automatically alerts emergency contacts and relatives, providing the location once a collision is detected.
Thomas Moore, Belgium
All over the world, bee populations are on the decline. With IOBee, we want to offer a solution by creating an information platform capable of making relevant sensor measurements that are important for the user to know how his or her bees are doing.
Hogeschool Windesheim, The Netherlands
KUMA presents a revolutionary and innovative product for snowboarders. As a team and based upon input from potential customers and our personal experiences, we have ‘in-house’ designed and developed the CUB™.
The CUB™ is a welldesigned, high quality innovative and safe method to transporting one’s snowboard comfortably on and around the slopes.
We all remember the terror attacks around Europe where vehicles were used as Weapon. We have the solution to avoid these kinds of attacks. We present a solution that is flexible, transportable and non-violent. We can stop vehicles easy and effective by using a countermeasure that can detect vehicles from people. When the countermeasure detects a vehicle, it launches a line of spikes that penetrate the tires and pull out a net that revolves around the tires and stop the vehicle.
Athens University of Economics, Greece
ParkAllou offers a holistic digital service to people with mobility difficulties, aiming to alleviate their everyday accessibility problems, arising from people illegally parked on ramps for disabled people. This mobile app uses Internet of Things (IoT) technology, to provide optimal and feasible routing in big cities to appropriate parking areas, with real time alerts of obstacles en route.
Ready To Grow
Haute Ecole de la Province de Namur, Belgium (FR)
Ready to Grow is a SCRL which is manufacturing kits of gardening using the principle of the association of plants. The company is managed with 2 people. A B to B strategy will be implement and forward a B to C strategy.
University of Tartu, Estonia
WillDigital reinvents how digital assets are managed after death, empowering people and estate planning attorneys to preserve valuable assets for loved ones in a private, secure way. WillDigital is WhatsApp for the world of Estate Planning, enabling the passing of sensitive data such as passwords and files to fiduciaries securely and privately.
Universidad de León, Spain
We are a young technology-based company that develops its activity in the agricultural sector.
We provide precision farming and monitoring of extensive crop fields, for optimization, cost savings and increased profitability, all supported under three pillars that are considered fundamental: People, Sustainability and Profitability.
FirstMower makes the process of mowing the grass in the middle of the freeway automatic and autonomous. It uses several safety layers to create a safety system that makes it impossible to drive out on the road. By automating the process, FirstMower ensures less roadwork and creates;
– Big savings in form of decreased salary and fuel costs, less time in traffic jam and fewer accidents
– Increased safety for drivers and roadworkers
– Less nuisance for drivers on the road
– Decreased CO2 emission