This year has seen a breakthrough for Polish start-up firms and most of them have shrugged off the impact of the pandemic or even benefitted from it, a report has found.
The companies were chosen to join the three-month-long programme, along with 12 other companies from Europe and Israel, that Google says are the ‘most promising European tech start-ups’.
Already hailed by the UN, Planet Heroes are the world’s first crowdfunding platform for local clean-up actions.
Poland has managed to attract 20 Belarusian start-ups, PAP has been told by the president of the Startup Hub Poland Foundation, part of the government “Poland Business Harbour” project.
Video: Working with the Polish Academy of Sciences, the fish-shaped unmanned underwater vehicles from Noa Marine will be able to autonomously collect chemical, acoustic, geological and visual data without human intervention for periods of up to six months.
The first to be launched on the Virgin Orbit and SpaceX Falcon 9 will be focused on helping the American agriculture market by processing data in space, something which the co-founder and CEO Grzegorz Zwoliński called a “complete innovation on the satellite market.”
Established by husband and wife team Anna and Dawid Drzewiecki after their observations of where different plant extracts came from in cosmetics and natural supplements, the company’s innovation is based on their unique form of production, combining the growth of plants and the production of extracts in one place.
Using bio-polymers and the same short-range NFC (near-field communication) technology as contactless payment cards, the implant from Polish-British startup Walletmor can be sewn into the hand and used to make payments at all contactless terminals around the world that accept payments with standard cards from organizations such as Mastercard or Visa.
Experts from the Solar System Resources Corporation estimate that 200 tonnes of Helium-3 would be enough to satisfy the annual energy needs of the world’s population.
Beauty, Salon and Wellness appointment booking app Booksy has made history after receiving 70 mln USD, the biggest ever investment for any Polish start-up at the same stage of development.