EIA Portugal 2018 – three  weeks of being outside of your comfort zone, meeting like-minded people from across the globe, ups and downs of building your business from zero to success. We hope that after these three weeks you are filled with happiness of participating in the best learning by doing experience ever and inspired to make all your future dreams come true. Here are the top teams from European Innovation Academy 2018 Portugal.

NaviSmart is an information exchange platform to optimize sea traffic and port operations. It will help boaters to access real-time information for berth booking and arrival schedule. In addition, it will help ports and marinas, to workload organization.
AWARD: Expedited interview with Alchemist Accelerator

Joana Ferreira –  University of Porto
Ralph Halter – Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz
Yiran Chen – Åbo Akademi University

Marketplace that connect women that need good, trustworthy and available beauty professionals, being able to look for a professional, see her portfolio, evaluations, calendar, book and pay through the page.
AWARD: Expedited interview with Alchemist Accelerator

Fei Han – Gengdan Institute of Beijing University of Technology
Gabriela Sá – Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave
Karla Muñoz – Universidad del Desarrollo
Kellen Leskinen – Aalto University
Matheus Power – University of Évora (Portugal) / University Tiradentes (Brazil)

Paralegal Bot
Your AI legal Consultant a message away.
AWARD: 3-phase launch package by Rank Executives

Cher Don Liew – Singapore University of Technology and Design
Inês Filipa Raeiro – Instituto Politécnico da Guarda
Joana Valente – NOVA Information Management School
João Batista – Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias
Lourenço Booth – NOVA University

PLUM connects expatriates in search of fresh and healthy homemade authentic meals to those who love to provide these through a mobile application platform. If you’ve ever missed mom’s cooking – we’ve got your covered!
AWARD: Design Mentoring over a 1 year period by IMAGINE \TBWA

Alisha Kamran – Georgetown University
Christian Navarro – Seneca College
Corinne Quinto-Farjallah – Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz
Farha Khan – Carnegie Mellon University
Leah Zorn – University of Wisconsin

We are creating a community that encourages and destigmatized conversation about mental wellness.
AWARD: Business Mentoring over a 3 months period by HAG Consulting

Benjamin Grasty – UC Berkeley
Maria Ferreira – University of Porto
Nachiket Mehta – UC Berkeley
Natali Kutsõk – Tartu Healthcare College
Nour Eldeen Alkashef – College of North Atlantic

Baby Sisters
Baby Sisters is a high-quality platform offers professional babysitters on-demand. In the future, we seek to expand in Europe and become the number one babysitting provider. Baby Sisters, a babysitter you can trust.
AWARD: Post-Mentorship over a 1 year period by European Innovation Academy

João Pedro Pascoal Martins Sanchez Gonzalez – Instituto Superior Técnico
João Serra – NOVA University
Margie Jiang – UC Berkeley
Maria Margarida Menezes – NOVA University
Max Miller – University of Portsmouth

Disposable cups cause a lot of waste and people do not use the current reusable cups provided on their daily life. Our reusable cup motivates the consumers to reuse it, through an interactive app.
AWARD: Post-Mentorship over a 1 year period by European Innovation Academy

Ana Catarina Lopes – Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave
Elise Gouin – MacEwan University
Frank Chen – IMT Atlantique
Iolanda Rocha –  University of Porto
Moises Moreira – Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave

A platform that connects homeless people to nearby volunteers, shelters, charities and businesses to provide them with free resources and help build lasting relationships.
AWARD: Marketing Mentoring over a 1 year period by Hunter & Bard

Claire Liu – UC Berkeley
Julian Pierce – UC Berkeley
Paul Behrens – Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
Varun Madan – University of Michigan
Vítor Hugo Nóbrega – University of Madeira

Understanding the struggles that IT recruiters face to pick the best, we realized that a simple yet effective solution needed to be made. We strive to aid recruiters in finding future employees by weeding out unfit candidates with the click of a button.
AWARD: Pitch60 consultation over a 1 year period by otherDOTs

Bram Mulders – Eindhoven University of Technology
Kenneth Park – UC Berkeley
Taylor Wasser – Wilfrid Laurier University
Valentin Jalba – Lunds Universitet
Veronica Cargay – UC Berkeley

Connecting the disabled community with the employers while giving them information about the market benefits.
AWARD: Business Mentoring over 6 months period with Dybaw Venture Capital

Bárbara Ferreira –  University of Porto
Mariana Cardoso –  University of Porto
Nick Meier – UC Berkeley
Noah Wu – UC Berkeley
Yumi Bae – Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz

Tired of useless in class university projects, which do not add any value to your future career? PROCO offers a multi-sided platform that brings students, universities, and companies together by focusing on co-creation projects and recruitment.
AWARD: Business Mentoring over 6 months period with Dybaw Venture Capital

Johannes Spielberger – NOVA School of Business and Economics
Meighan Visco – UC Berkeley
Moritz Wilhelm – NOVA School of Business and Economics
Rui Borges – Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal
Taylor Baker – Wilkes University

Incput (Incprint)
Growth & navigational platform for a step-by-step help to build a startup.
AWARD: Provisional patent + Trademark from Nixon Peabody

Erik Westblom – University of Calgary Haskayne School of Business
Hermanni Ahtiainen – Tampereen ammattikorkeakoulu
Jonathan Bodine – UC Berkeley
Ryan Hofer – University of Calgary
Sophie Bolzer – Crowdio GmbH

Our idea is to create a security device for baby strollers. We are trying to address the fact that there is no solution when you have to leave the baby stroller alone, carrying it everywhere and always stay focused on the stroller is no option.
AWARD: Provisional patent from Nixon Peabody

Clemens Hammer – CAMPUS 02
Esteban Grajeda – Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz
Jordan Langenberg – De Haagse Hogeschool
José Miguel Maurício – Instituto Superior Técnico
Julia Jesernik – Campus 02

A program that allows people without consistent access to internet to connect and communicate with their local community offline.
AWARD: Trademark from Nixon Peabody

Aidan Blake – Eckerd College
Avery Wakefield – Eckerd College
Garrett Parker – UC Berkeley
Teodomiro dos Santos – Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal

At SmartCap, we allow people to perform at their best by easing their hydration level.
AWARD: Provisional patent from Nixon Peabody

Agatha Ferry – UC Berkeley
Christian Medina – UC Berkeley
Enzo Duit – Warrify
Fábio Rangel –  University of Porto
Mariana Luciano – Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal

Kode 4 all
Kode is designed to help younger kids to learn programming without having to write any code themselves. Every beginner goes through mini games where they are challenged with logical problems and they solve through programming concepts.
AWARD: Trademark from Nixon Peabody

Anam Ali – Dublin Institute of Technology
Beatriz Abreu – Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave
Camilla Leopoldino – Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz
Joana Monteiro – University of Minho
João Santos – Instituto Superior Técnico