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The Innovation Challenge winner

28 May 2019

On Tuesday, 28 May, the group Heptabox won the 2019 Innovation Challenge launched as part of the Concept Space+ from UBS and the HEG-FR.

The group composed of six students from the HEIA-FR and the HEG-FR has created a connected “pill box” to simplify patient’s life and optimize the medication monitoring. A prototype has already been made.

The group will use the one-year coaching and the funding received to further develop the product. 24 projects were submitted end of February and the jury selected five groups.

The other four finalists are:

  • Edu Signes who won the public price (Social Innovation), an app in sign language.
  • ERUPT eSportbar (Social Innovation), socialize the eSport gamers
  • Rentia (Smart-Living Innovation), one-click rental application
  • echscape (Social Innovation), the escape rooms at the service of Human Resources