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From a small Dutch town to one of the most inventive cities, Eindhoven has become a breeding ground for promising tech startups. Through High Tech Campus, proclaimed as the smartest square kilometre in the world, the city provides startups with the ultimate high tech startup ecosystem in Europe to accelerate innovations. We shortlisted the five finalists that are willing to improve the health, safety, and productivity of the modern day workforce. Discover impressive solutions, cast your vote and help crown the winner of Get in the Ring Eindhoven – Workforce Augmentation:


What They Do: STIL develop a wearable device for suppressing tremors in patients with Parkinson’s disease and essential tremors.

Why their solution matters:Their anti-tremor brace is worn around the wrist that helps provide patients with a steady hand to suppress involuntary shakes or tremors.

Warp VR

What They Do: Warp VR offer a SaaS platform to simulate real life learning experiences which might be too dangerous and/or too costly, through immersive learning.

Why their solution matters: They enable companies to have their employees train in real life situations for professional development.


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Guard Mandown

What They Do: Guard is a mobile safety solution for employees who work alone and can end up in dangerous situations. Their solution consists of an app and the guard backend environment to ensure the correct operation of the solution and the delivery of the alarm information to the emergency contact person.

Why their solution matters: The Guard-Mandown “lone worker” solution increases the safety of lone workers who can end up in socially or physically unsafe situations.

Safeguard App

What They Do: Safeguard is an organization operating at the forefront of safety innovation, with a goal to become market leaders for crisis communication in Europe

Why their solution matters: They help companies alert the right emergency responders in a fast manner.

Elitac Wearables

What They Do: Elitac Wearables develop wearables in collaboration with partners from the medical, safety, defence and sports sectors. Their expertise is the integration of electronics and textiles, with a particular focus on haptic feedback applications and sensor integrations.

Why their solution matters: The booming market of wearable technology is quickly securing an important role in every industry. This technology is transforming lives, businesses and the global economy.


Congratulations to the 5 shortlisted startups! Cast your vote for the most promising Dutch Workforce Augmentation solution from January 27 to February 3 HERE