The evaluation committee, considering also the public preference vote (weighted 30%) and the following criteria: 

  • degree of novelty and innovation
  • skills of the entrepreneurial team
  • market opportunity
  • project with humanitarian implications

has selected the following startups (TRL 3-5):

Stratobotic S.R.L. has received the First Prize for the best entrepreneurship idea
for “CubeHAPS – a small and reusable High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite

Evaluation committee and R8 Director give to Victor Miherea the award certificate

SixthSense awarded with the First Prize for  the best entrepreneurship idea with humanitarian field of application
for “Sense implementation vibration-based technology for blind and visually impaired people

Evaluation committee and R8 Director give to Riccardo Mainetti and Matteo Maresca the award certificate

Congratulations to the winners and thanks to all participants in this competition:

  • Astro SpArchArchitectural space radiation shielding using fungi – presenter: Esther Gulacsi, Astronautical Architect and co-founder (;
  • AvertisAI-Powered Breast Screening: Faster, Smarter, Better – presenter: Valentina Lidoni, Politecnico di Milano;
  • PINGUIGamify your learning – presenter: Claudia Leslie Arias Coquil, Politecnico di Milano.
Winners of the EUROCON 2023 competition “Best Entrepreneurship Idea in the Demo&poster Competition”