The first Springboard accelerator program had totally 25 teams from Turku, Tallinn and Riga. The program ended in a Demo Day in Turku. The best teams were selected in a pitching competition. The jury had three members, the chairman of the jury was professor Alan Barrel from the University of Cambridge.
The winner was Tickplex. Tickplex team has studied chronic diseases and morphological variants of borrelia. That knowledge was combined to nanotechnology and some creative thinking to produce Tickplex: a diagnostics kit for the detection of tick-borne diseases and coinfections.
The winning team is entitled to services from PwC Finland for 5000 euros. Congratulations and good luck to Tickplex - and all the other teams as well!