Tuesday, January 18

Santander Universities awarded Entrepreneur X awards to entrepreneurial culture

In this edition, University entrepreneurs from more than 50 public and private universities in the country presented 230 projects that applied to the Launch and Accelerate categories. Among them, they were selected 20 finalist projects (10 for each category) that were presented to a jury that evaluated and selected the winners of this edition.

The winners of this edition were:

Launch Category:

1st Place: Physens, Electromedical Equipment 4.0

2nd Place: HPV Test, Rapid HPV virus detection test.

3rd Place: Tirr, Financial Education App.

Accelerate Category:

1st Place: Háblalo !, inclusion app for people with hearing loss.

2nd Place: We Keep, app for luggage storage.

3rd Place: Leven, Freeze-Dried Healthy Snacks.

The winning projects in each category were awarded prizes of $ 700,000, $ 500,000 and $ 300,000 respectively.

In addition, they will receive a invitation to participate in the global Santander X Global Award.

In the last sixteen years, More than 3,500 projects were presented, 61 awards were given to young entrepreneurs from more than 70 Argentine universities. This type of initiative, which encourages entrepreneurship among young university students, is part of one of the strategic lines of action of Santander Universities, which in Argentina has 91 collaboration agreements with universities.