The candidates for the YEI Start in France Program have been selected!
The YEi Start in France program, founded in 2005, is an accelerator for young science-based companies interested in growing their business in France and Europe. YEi Start in France provides a personalized immersion week in France including training sessions, networking and one-on-one meetings that will allow each laureate to benefit from an extensive customized business network and connections to the best resources in Europe.
CEO: Erkka Isomäki
Viima is a SaaS (Software as a Service) product that helps organizations collect and develop ideas and turn them into innovations. In addition, we also help our customers by consulting them on areas related to the product. Currently Viima has 13 employees, all employed in our Espoo headquarters with the staff divided evenly between marketing, sales & customer relationships and product development.
For more information: https://www.viima.com
Cofounder and CEO: Mikko A. Juntunen,
ElFys Oy offers Induced Junction Black Silicon Photodiodes with external quantum efficiency (EQE) greater than 96% over optical spectrum [Nature Photonics, 10(12), 777-781, 2016]. Application areas range from UV spectroscopy through blood cell counters to medical imaging. We are four people right now having office in Technopolis Espoo and use Micronova/Technical Research Center of Finland national infrastructure for manufacturing.
For more information: www.elfys.fi
CEO: Ismo Olkkonen
VimAI was established to commercialize the computer vision -based indoor positioning technology developed in Aalto University. It has currently four full time employees and four board members and advisors with academic and business merits. The company is in piloting phase and has gained a lot of interest including a consideration of a global mobile phone manufacturer to include the technology into its next generation phones.
For more information: www.vim.ai