Digital health, healthtech, medical devices, life sciences, careware, medtech, biotech, drug delivery devices and compliance of drug administration
Shape the future of trade and provide simple end-to-end offering of products and services in the logistics space – from producer to consumer. Startups in this category are mostly focused on broad, scalable, and flexible solutions that can help enable trade, remove barriers and decrease inefficiencies in the global supply chain.
Development of user experience and user design. Focus can be on development or optimization of products or service designs, experiences, events, e-services, mobile, web, digitalization or sharing economy.
PRODUCTS & DESIGN
Traditional products & devices, inventions, designs, services, hardware, etc.
FINTECH, AI, ICT
Design, construction, operation, and use of computer systems, apps, web services, search engines, augmented reality, robots, gaming, services, VR, IoT, and other machines that can substitute for human actions. Includes computer programs, blockchain, and other technologies.
Participating in the world cup has been a great experience! It has provided us with valuable insights for our company and introduced us to other talented startups from all over the world. Winning the category price for Health Tech was a great confirmation on our future potential. We recommend every university startup to join USWC!
Having the opportunity to participate in the USWC 2017 was a life-changing experience. The people I met, the ideas that were shared, the lessons learned and the experiences shared over the course of a week were absolutely unbelievable and will never be forgotten.
Enjoyed the entrepreneurial vibe of Denmark through opportunities to meet accelerator programs, investors and create long term friendships with amazing international startups.
Ethico Foods, Estonia
The USWC isn’t just a platform to showcase your business, establish networks and compete in a competitive environment. It is an opportunity to make lasting friendships and establish impactful business links that have the capacity to forge the future. It is an experience.
RAB-Microfluidics, UK - USWC 2017 Winner
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The University Startup World Cup is organized by Venture Cup, a Danish non-profit organization which has 18 years of experience hosting startup competitions for university startups. The vision is to create a network among international students in which they can be inspired, benchmark their ideas and turn academic knowledge into viable high-growth businesses.
We focus on entrepreneurship as a practical discipline and we expose our participants to a great network of experienced entrepreneurs and business people who provide valuable advice on a volunteer basis because they share Venture Cup’s interest in finding and supporting leading start-ups.