Announcement of 5 startups selected to attend IOT World Europe, Europe’s largest Internet of Things conference!

IOT World 2016

Startup Europe and Welcome Project have selected 5 startups from Germany and Spain to travel to Dublin to attend Europe’s largest Internet of Things conference, IoT World Europe.

These startups have secured a premium package for this event including conference passes, a stand and the opportunity to pitch to conference attendees, local investors and their fellow IoT startups.

IoT World is Europe’s most comprehensive IoT event. It is the leading forum focusing on case studies that show today’s Industry and Enterprises leveraging IoT technologies to transform their business through creating value and efficiencies.

Speakers at the event include:

  • Andy Caddy, Chief Information Officer, Virgin Active
  • Edmond Mesrobian, Chief Technology Officer, Tesco
  • Liat Ben-Zur, Senior VP and Digital Technology Leader, Philips
  • Jens Monsees, Corporate VP Digital Strategy, BMW
  • Dr Robert Griffin, US Department Homeland Security
  • Francois Girodolle, Head of Product Partnerships, Nest
  • Alexander Lautz, Senior VP M2M, Detsche Telekom
  • Michael Foster, VP & Chief Information Officer, FedEx Express

The 5 chosen startups will be joined at IoT World Europe by the 16 best startups from the Startup Scaleup accelerator, another project under the Startup Europe banner. Startup Scaleup is a pan-European IoT accelerator with over 80 companies on their current cycle. The top 16 of these companies have been selected and will be travelling to Dublin to attend IoT World Europe.

Startup Europe will also be represented with a stand at the event and a speaking slot for BluSpecs, one of Startup Scaleup’s partners.

The startups selected are:


  • OEEX 


    OEEX is for Open Energy Exchange – which is basically their vision: They are building a peer-to-peer marketplace to connect regional energy producers, suppliers and customers in a smart energy community to share and trade their energy for better efficiencies and use of local renewables. 

  • Sensorberg 

    sensorberg Sensorberg is making IoT as simple, affordable and fast as consumer technology itself by enhancing standard hardware with cloud software. Their proximity based IoT solution combines Beacon technology and consumer hardware enabling industrial processes to be digitalized, assets to be tracked and deep insights to be generated though BI tools and machine learning.


  • Carbon Shark 


    Carbon Shark Veterinaria is a European company which develops medical devices for the remote and live animal health monitoring. A wide range of wearable equipment for animals to improve their wellness and fitness, thanks to their GPS location system and their integrated sensors. 

  • Knock Knock 

    logo-knock-knock Knock Knock is a Spanish startup that communicates elderly people with their families wherever they are by using wearables and our mobile app. Carers and family can access the app to see the elderly person’s current state and are notified if something happens. The product offers 3 key perks: Automatic fall detection alert; 3 step verification; Location of the elderly person if an emergency occurs.


    sidisel SIDISEL provides the PX31 Platform, a family of circuits and tools used as building blocks for easier development of industrial-grade electronic products. They are specially suited for end products that require robustness, reliability, compactness, secure communications power efficiency for professional IoT and Industry 4.0 markets. 
    Also provides PX31 Processor boards, which feature a power-efficient ARM Cortex processor, DC/DC power supply, communications and other critical subsystems. PX31 Expansion boards add peripherals to the processor, and are designed for specific markets or applications. Customers can engineer their own expansion boards to suit their needs.

IoT World takes place in Dublin, November 21st and 22nd 2016.



WELCOME is a project under the Startup Europe initiative that aims to build a pan-European tech startup ecosystem. To that end, Welcome links startups from five vibrant EU ecosystems — Berlin, Dublin, Madrid, Milan and Salamanca, to customers, VCs, business angels, corporates, mentors and other startups. The project targets aspiring entrepreneurs as well as early and late stage startups with activities enabling them to grow across borders and access the right combination of finance while helping corporates identify the best talents.

This competition is part of Welcome’s Europass Programme

About IoT World Europe

Internet of Things World 2016 is the most comprehensive IoT event in Europe with 7 dedicated content tracks featuring over 110 IoT Case Studies and 150+ industry thought leaders. Building on the success of the sister show in California, Internet of Things World comes to Dublin for the first time in 2016 with an expanded conference agenda, free to attend exhibition, startup programme, evening social events and much more!

With a conference agenda covering both industrial and consumer IoT markets, including Energy, Environment, Agriculture, Healthcare, Smart Home, Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Logistics, Smart Cities, Connected Cars, Wearables and more, Internet of Things World boasts the most expansive IoT agenda in the marketplace.



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