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Start-up IVWear in finals Philips Innovation Award

Start-up IVWear in finals Philips Innovation Award

Start-up IVWear in finals Philips Innovation Award

Thu, 26 April 2018

The Groningen start-up IVWear, spin-off from the UG and the UMCG and founded by students, has reached the grand finale of  the Philips Innovation Award  2018! They have to pitch their portable drip May 7th in Rotterdam. The Philips Innovation Award is the largest student-entrepreneur award in The Netherlands. The winner wins €50.000 for bringing their product innovation to the market.

Princess Beatrix and Princess Mabel visiting IVWear on the Day of the Engineer. Photo: imdi-sprint
Princess Beatrix and Princess Mabel visiting IVWear on the Day of the Engineer. Photo: imdi-sprint

Royal encouragement

IVWear also introduced their portable drip prototype to the two Dutch princesses Beatrix and Mabel on the Day of the Engineer on March 21 at the Energy Academy Europe, University of Groningen. Princess Beatrix encouraged them to deliver their portable drip with the aim to ensure the optimal freedom of movement for patients.