Giacinto Bottone

Start-up of the day: treating mental disorders with virtual reality

Psious is a Spanish start-up that provides dozens of virtual reality environments in order to treat various types of mental disorders. The tool is already a reality in clinical intervention, aimed at psychologists and therapists they can use it as a complementary technology or as a treatment hub....

Start-up of the day: turning indoor CO2 into energy

Human beings spend up to 90% of our lives indoors. Having high concentration of CO2 indoors is not a very difficult thing to achieve, as the air that we inhale turns into CO2. This can affect our cognitive abilities and make us feel tired, resulting in lower work productivity and study results....

Start-up of the day: conquering the world of maps

The fully-grown start-up MapCreator is conquering the map-making world from the centre of Eindhoven. The company provides custom made, easy, fast and accessible mapping solutions for your business. Having been heavily focused on the newsrooms market for the past years, MapCreator is now looking to...

Start-up of the day: treating the environment with nanotechnology

A young and brand new Italian start-up aims  to revolutionize water treatment processes with carbon nanotubes. Innovacarbon specializes in nanotechnology and they aim to resolve all kinds of environmental issues with this technology. Innovation Origins talked with CEO and Production Manager Danilo...

Start-up of the day: rewarding sustainable mobility

Imagine winnning prizes for riding your bicycle to work. Ciclogreen, a Spanish start-up which promotes sustainable mobility, makes this possible. Ciclogreen was established in 2014; after biology PhD student Gregorio Toral realized that the environmental impact he wanted to achieve through his...

Green Tech DB: Visualising sustainable innovation

In today’s world, to make reference to an environmentally friendly lifestyle, the word ‘Green’ has become part of our everyday lexicon. We are surrounded by discussions about how to be more ecologically responsible and we are easily exposed to lists such as ‘the ‘greener’ countries in the world’....

New study makes progress in solving the mystery of migraines

Even though migraines affect at least 15% of the world population, the causes of this phenomenon are still unknown. A recent study might bring us one step closer to solving the migraine mystery. Migraine is a neurological disorder that is related to a higher electric irritability of sensorial...

Signify helps guaranteeing food supply in Japan

As the demand for fresh, healthy and pesticide free food increases in Japan, the food provider for the chain 7-Eleven is turning to vertical farms to ensure a year-round supply of high quality vegetables. The first of these farms have already started operating with the help of Signify and using...

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