OPPO Injects Fresh Inspiration into Tech Innovation with the OPPO Research Institute Innovation Accelerator Demo Day in Israel

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Ten startups joined the Demo Day to pitch their innovations in digital health and accessible technology for the chance to win a place at the global finals of the OPPO Research Institute Innovation Accelerator

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL Media OutReach 13 July 2022 – OPPO recently completed the Israel leg of its global Demo Day roadshow for the OPPO Research Institute Innovation Accelerator in Tel Aviv. Participating in the Demo Day were ten technology startups from Europe and Israel who presented their proposals for innovative tech solutions in the areas of digital health and accessible technology. Participants were competing for a spot at the global final of the OPPO Research Institute Innovation Accelerator due to be held later this year. Through the Demo Day and the Innovation Accelerator program, OPPO hopes to connect venture capital resources in Europe and Israel to accelerate the development of high-potential technology and promote innovation in the market.

Timothy Weadon, Director of Hardware Engineering for Health, OPPO (Photo credit: Orit Bar-Or)

The emergence of new technology brings with its significant impact to our health and wellbeing. The very objective of digitalization in the healthcare space is to enter uncharted territory and bridge the gap between science and engineering,” said Timothy Weadon, Director of OPPO’s Hardware Engineering for Health, “Through the OPPO Research Institute Innovation Accelerator, OPPO hopes to spur a new wave of development in medical science applications based on the concept of Virtuous Innovationthat will empower people to live healthier and happier lives.

Four startups showcase their innovative solutions and win a spot in the global finals

The rapid development of technology has resulted in certain disadvantaged groups being left behind by society. OPPO initiated the OPPO Research Institute Innovation Accelerator in May this year to explore solutions to some of the most urgent issues facing the world today that could help those most marginalized by current technology. This program draws on OPPO’s brand proposition of “Inspiration Ahead” to bring together technology and innovation professionals under the shared belief that Inspiration Matters. By submitting their proposals to the accelerator program, promising startups have the opportunity to receive financial backing and professional support, among many other benefits.