In July 2018 more than 500 young startup-minded people from 65 different countries met in Turin, Italy at the 3rd edition of EIA Italy. European Innovation Academy is not just a conference, it’s not a hackathon, it’s not just a summer program. It’s the catalyst for entrepreneurship education, the bridge to the future that next-generation entrepreneurs build. We are proud to present the top teams from the 15-day Extreme Accelerator Program 2018 in Italy.

Organic skin products from around the world sold under one umbrella. Giving customers the option to try products before purchasing full size. This will help promote organic skin product providers around the world and narrow the search for consumers.
AWARD: Expedited interview with Alchemist Accelerator

Chloe Denorme – University of Alabama
Fouzia Akter – University of Bridgeport
Marissa Hoffman – Grand Valley State University
Nida Alvi – University of Bridgeport
Riddhi Mittal – O. P. Jindal Global University

Aimi is a win-win software running AI to help restaurant owners manage their inventory and reduce waste. aimi will also donate the surplus to charities so that restaurants can benefit from tax deduction and increase their profitability.
AWARD: Business Mentoring over 6 months period with Dybaw Venture Capital

Ali Daoudi – Université de Technologie de Compiègne
Grégoire Lamy – Université de Technologie de Compiègne
Mariell Velásquez Serrano – Universitat de Valencia
Marina Caporuscio – University of Michigan
Pietro Recalcati – Politecnico di Torino

Majority of warehouses facilities are facing problems such as thefts, fires, harmful substances damages and safety of security guards and we are providing a solution to minimize them by producing and autonomous drone that will patrol regularly inside warehouse facilities and detect risks on real time in order to alert security guards so they can intervene on time to avoid these risks. Winner of Parrot Awards 2017.
AWARD: Business Mentoring over 6 months period with Dybaw Venture Capital

Arnaud Penfornis – Université de Technologie de Compiègne
Charles Daumin – Université de Technologie de Compiègne
Chih Han Liu – Feng Chia University
Christian Luna – University of Texas at San Antonio
Oltjana BeciPolytechnic University of Tirana

Make It
In the garment industry people spend a lot of time and money for traveling and trying to find the correct business match. More than 95% of your clothes are from Asian or African manufacturers, who has less knowledge on EU and US fashion trends. This platform creates a marketplace for garment manufacturers and fashion designers to connect each other to share design projects.
AWARD: Marketing Mentoring over a 1 year period by Hunter & Bard

Belen Cespedes – Universidad Adolfo Ibañez
Chathura Sudharshan – Nottingham Trent University
Jacqueline Meza Cofre – Universidad Adolfo Ibañez
Nolan Mushtuk – MacEwan University
Yu-Chian HO – Feng Chia University

Leather Ko.
Leather Ko. uses tea to produce a sustainable, cruelty free alternative to animal skin and synthetic leathers.
AWARD: Post-Mentorship over a 1 year period by European Innovation Academy

Joshua Hunt – University of Alabama
Luigi Nobile – Politecnico di Torino
Margarito Soriano – Texas A&M University-San Antonio
Shaylin Post – Shepherd University
Surya Sjukri – Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz

Rottweiler is your digital guard dog that protects your personal items from loss and theft by giving you real-time notification whenever your items are in danger.
AWARD: Post-Mentorship over a 1 year period by European Innovation Academy
SPECIAL AWARD: Provisional patent from Nixon Peabody

Andrea Gulberti – Politecnico di Torino
Faith Uminga – Booth University College
John Zimmerman – University of Alabama
Meagan Folmar – University of Texas at San Antonio
Viktoriia Savchenko – Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University

HAWKY provides people with general mobility problems with the ability to move independently via eye-controlled wheelchairs.
AWARD: Post-Mentorship over a 1 year period by European Innovation Academy

Andrea Calabrò – Politecnico di Torino
Andres Cedeno – Victoria University
Khaled Jayyousi – Qatar University
Lauren Goh – Singapore University of Social Sciences
Wei Lau – Feng Chia University

Tongue out!
Daily therapy from paper sheets into game in your phone. Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy consists of daily neurological re-educational exercises to help people who have functions of facial muscles or tongue compromised or altered.
AWARD: Business Mentoring over a 3 months period by HAG Consulting

Ankit Bhargava – University of Michigan
Dan Eastaugh – Deakin University
Joshua Pujol – Deakin University
Matthew Miliotis – University of Alabama
Ronja Liis Tamm – University of Tartu

Gen Access
Generation Access will provide a mobile application that will generate skin and hair care regiments based on your personal characteristics and environmental setting.
AWARD: Pitch60 consultation over a 1 year period by otherDOTs

Jenna Grannan –  Grand Valley State University
Maimouna Mbacke – Iona College
Natasha Lalenya Whyte – Università degli Studi di Torino
Qi’Shaun Coyle – Grand Valley State University
Simona Gazzera – Università degli Studi di Torino

Our platform connects people, who are in need of medicine with retail pharmacies. Thanks to our delivery system we will be able to guarantee a fast delivery at the customer’s location
AWARD: 3-phase launch package by Rank Executives

Benjamin Stephens – Deakin University
João Matos – UFPR – Universidade Federal do Paraná
Luca Marengo – Università degli Studi di Torino
Rajasekaran Ponnuchamy – Deakin University
Takumi Ishigami – Queensland University of Technology

Solving the low battery problem. What if your mobile phone is dying, your powerbank has no battery or you don’t have one? GOGO POWER brings powerbanks all around the city: you plug out one from a charging station and leave it back into another one.
AWARD: Design Mentoring over a 1 year period by IMAGINE \TBWA
SPECIAL AWARD: Trademark from Nixon Peabody

Dilara Ulkutas – Queensland University of Technology
Giuseppe Arria – Politecnico di Torino
Ryan Beaver – Virginia Commonwealth University
Simone Foglia – Politecnico di Torino
Zachary Franckowiak –  Texas A&M University-San Antonio

Run Micro
We want to build a marketplace to let DB developers offer microservices to Start-ups and SME developers. They can furthermore save a lot of time, money and work capacities by using already existing DB solutions which are fast, scalable and agile.
SPECIAL AWARD: Provisional patent from Nixon Peabody

Carry/Tzu-Yi Lai – Feng Chia University
Daniel Brunelle – MacEwan University
David Gumpinger – University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
Isabelle Tan – Singapore University of Social Sciences
Michael Wilson – University of Michigan

Tippily is bringing to market “TREKKER” an app where you can find the picture worthy travel tips based on locations you want to visit, it will integrate a game like experience for users and incentives to increase user retention.
SPECIAL AWARD: Provisional patent from Nixon Peabody

Aubrey Daniel – University of Alabama
Jiasi Hao – Shanghai University
Michelle Wong – University of Texas at San Antonio
Nina Vafa – University of Michigan
Rashid Malheya – Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Disability market is 1.3 billion people globally and rapidly growing due to ageing population. Idea is to provide hi-tech accessibility solution for business and individuals to leverage this as an opportunity.
SPECIAL AWARD: Provisional patent from Nixon Peabody

Joshna Seelam – Virginia Commonwealth University
Luca Morgantini – Politecnico di Torino
Mateusz Trzaska – Nottingham Trent University
Sofia Ostellino – Politecnico di Torino
Wariz Bedi – Victoria University