Airbus BizLab, a global aerospace business accelerator extending support to start-ups, has selected ten start-ups, six from Hamburg in Germany and four from Bangalore, for a six-month comprehensive acceleration programme.
A large number of start-up had submitted their project proposals for the Airbus business accelerators. Following are the four start-ups selected in Bangalore from 80 applicants in seven countries:
Blue Morfo- This start-up is developing a mobile application to detect and prevent specific corporate health related issues, like exposure of airline crew to jetlag and cabin pressurisation.
Shoonya Games- It is proposing interactive gaming solutions for training and marketing purposes through the use of Virtual Reality and 3D technologies embedded in a mobile device.
Open Turf- The project is about providing Wireless in-flight entertainment using passenger personal devices.
Qualitas- Offers automated quality inspection systems for manufacturing, specializing in 2D and 3D machine vision.
Airbus offers to projects a comprehensive support through a six-month acceleration programme. The selected start-ups will interact with a large number of Airbus experts from various domains (technology, legal, finance, marketing, etc.) and will benefit of a dedicated mentor. They will have office space and have access to prototyping and test facilities. A dedicated demo day with Airbus decision makers, partners, subsidiaries, customers, and venture capital will be also offered.
The six start-ups selected in Hamburg from 100 applicants in 29 countries are:
ZinkCloud from Spain- The project is about developing software to improve quality production by using machine learning and natural language processing.
Jetlite from Germany- ‘jetlite - light to lighten your jetlag’. The proposal is about increasing passenger comfort and decreasing jetlag by an innovative use of the existing cabin lighting LED- system.
Synergeticon from Germany- Offers a digital platform with connected smart tools to provide optimal support for manual work processes in production and maintenance.
Velmenni from Estonia/India- The idea is about creating a new wireless technology for high speed data transmission using visible light.
Teraki from Germany- The project consists of making Big Data Small. Software solutions are provided to reduce data from any Internet of Things sensors in a significant and smart way.
Nebaqua from Spain- The proposal is about a water separation systems based on ultrasonic nebulization that helps reduce weight and the related management costs.