News Article | Jun 19, 2023 | 22:06
14 promising Dutch technology start-ups will participate in a trade mission to Toronto from June 26th to June 30th, 2023. This trade mission includes attending Collision Conference 2023, the fastest growing technology conference in North America, taking place June 26th through June. 29. Representatives from the municipalities of Amsterdam and Rotterdam and four technical universities in the Netherlands are also part of the delegation.
The startup delegation is made up of fast-growing technology companies seeking potential expansion into North America. Startups offer a variety of products and services, but most focus on medical technology, deep tech and artificial intelligence.
The goal of this trade mission is to support the international growth plans of promising Dutch start-ups. The mission is organized by the Dutch Enterprises Authority (RVO) and the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Toronto.
Toronto is fast becoming a vibrant tech hub with both incumbents and start-ups. The Big 5 of Alphabet (Google), Amazon, Apple, Meta (Facebook) and Microsoft have offices in the city, as do countless startups. This has made Toronto an attractive city that attracts talent and capital. Today, he employs over 80,000 people in Toronto’s technology sector. Universities in the region also have a strong focus on technology, and are also home to acclaimed experts like Jeffrey Hinton, his AI godfather at the University of Toronto. Scientists are also exploring partnerships with the private sector, and these public-private partnerships have proven successful.
During trade missions, startups will attend collision conferences, meet with investors and other stakeholders, participate in networking sessions, participate in panel discussions, pitch training, and several side events. A panel discussion on ethical artificial intelligence applied to healthcare, hosted by the Dutch Consulate General, will take place on Tuesday, June 27th, with speakers from Canada and the Netherlands.
Holland Booth: NL Lounge
During the Collision Conference, the main base of the delegation will be the Dutch Pavilion, the NL Lounge (location E275). More information about doing business in the Netherlands and the Dutch technology ecosystem is available in the pavilion. Collision Conference visitors can stop by the NL Lounge for networking opportunities (and free coffee :).
TrooID, Addoptics, Artistotle Cognitive Technologies and Moovd are four of the fourteen Dutch companies participating in the technology trade mission. See below for the full list of participants. nlatcollision.nl.
True ID is a movement and service aimed at giving individuals control over their personal data. In today’s internet environment, a small group of large companies known as the Big 5 profit from collecting and selling personal data. TrooIDs seeks to change this by allowing individuals to own and control their own data, share and monetize it according to their preferences. This shifts the balance of power from large corporations to Internet users, contributing to a freer and fairer society.
add optics is a pioneer in the Augmented Reality (AR) space, committed to making AR technology accessible to the masses by revolutionizing the manufacturing of prescription lenses. The company bridges the AR world and the millions of people who rely on corrective eyeglasses with its patented breakthrough technology. Addoptics’ mission is to enable people with visual impairments to fully participate in the digital revolution, democratize access to AR technology, and open new possibilities for personal and professional growth. By making AR glasses more inclusive and accessible, we are shaping the future of augmented reality and redefining what is possible in the world of visual technology.
Aristotelian cognitive technology It helps people develop cognitive skills such as inhibitory control, anticipation, and working memory. This enhances people’s personal and professional daily functioning, improves their social participation and improves their quality of life. Aristotle’s software products stand out because of their clever combination of dual-tasking, trainer involvement, AI technology, and the use of data. Aristotle strives for independent proof of this effectiveness by renowned research institutes.
Moved Bridging the mental health care gap by delivering next-generation treatments. WeMind Pro is an AI assistant that revolutionizes the field of professional therapy. With WeMind, professionals are now able to experience unprecedented levels of efficiency and effectiveness at work, while leaving questions and uncertainties about treatment outcomes. And with the process of structural redemption already underway in the Netherlands, WeMind is ready to bring its transformative power to the world stage.
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