This year's finalists

Startups Track

Project Name Country Project Summary
Conative-labs Egypt Conative Labs helps aquaculture to control water quality conditions through real time water quality monitoring
and alarming based on Internet of things to make it easier and faster to take decision
and make the best use of resources.
VOTEK United Arab Emirates Loujee the product of VOTEK combines the tedious task of teaching with pure joy and entertainment. Loujee keeps children focused
and makes learning fun.
Susurrus United Arab Emirates Susurrus matches those well known brands to the right target audience and recommends a set of influencers that meet the criteria who eventually market the brand to the right category of audience.
agrimatic Egypt Agrimatic reduces the consumpton of water and electricity in the soilless agriculture in addition to boosting the production per unit area.
NOW Money United Arab Emirates NOW Money (NOW) provides an app based solution to include low-income migrant workers who are ineligible for bank accounts into the financial system for the first time.
TruKKer Technologies DMCC United Arab Emirates brings the information about truck availability and rates to hands of the individuals or businesses in real time through the website or TruKKer iOS and Android apps.
iBoat Saudi Arabia Smartphones App which utilizes every single feature of a Smartphone, Throw iBOAT you can Rent a Boat / Yacht for your off shore trip, As well as the boats / yachts owners they can offer their vessels on the platform
Moodfit Lebanon Moodfit is the 1st online interior design platform in the region, connecting clients who want to furnish their house or office with professional freelance interior designers to offer them an affordable and a 100% online service.
Moneyfellows Egypt Money Fellows enables peers to join money circles together from beyond their social graph, while enabling them to climb our money fellows scoring ladder.
RIEGO Lebanon RIEGO allows farmers to reduce water consumption, giving crops the specific amount they need, which infers a further reduction in energy, fertilisers consumption, and CO2 emissions.

Social Entrepreneurship Track

Project Name Country Project Summary
Banafsajeel Saudi Arabia Banafsajeel is an art and design platform that facilitates interdisciplinary collaboration and community engagement. Its latest initiative - Studio Al-Hai – focuses on
creative urban regeneration in older neighborhoods.
WATER Labs Egypt change: WATER Labs aims to increase access to safe, dignified toilets through our work to develop a revolutionary evaporative (“self-flushing”) toilet that shrinks off-grid sewage
volumes onsite by 90-95%
Kiliim Egypt Kiliim is an online store and lifestyle brand that aims to revive and sustain the heritage of handmade kilim making by offering our customers traditionally crafted kilim products yet designed with modern motifs and colors to suit contemporary homes.
Mind Rockets inc. Jordan Mind Rockets developed the technology to interpret text/speech to sign language using animated avatars.
Carpolo Lebanon Carpolo is a platform that promotes carpooling between community members using a mobile app and analytic tools. Carpolo will become the search engine for unused car space by enabling users to share their empty car seats through a gamified incentive system. Carpolo, increases car occupancy rates by matching drivers with empty car seats and passengers heading in the same direction.
FORSA Jordan Through FORSA, users from diverse backgrounds follow their passions, improve their economic profile and increase their employment opportunities.
The AJALA Project United Arab Emirates The AJALA Project provides an innovative art platform to connect social impact change makers with artists and uses art to raise awareness and support for these social causes
Tadweer Saudi Arabia Tadweer is a start-up company that is aimed to build a factory to convert food waste into compost
Evaptainers Morocco Evaptainers are the world’s first mobile “zero-energy” refrigeration systems (cooling systems that require no external electricity) that are ideal for low-income
Bassita, Clickfunding Egypt Clickfunding allows social media users to contribute to positive change in their communities at no cost, simply through the click of a mouse or tap of a screen

Ideas Track

Project Name Country Project Summary
Nanogreen Egypt NanoGreen Tex provides a green method for diminishing disease transmission and thus enhancing people’s lives. NanoGreenTex is a nano-enabled technology designed to fit-in the manufacturing process without extra equipment thus rendering the process cost-effective.
Power-Up Blinds Egypt Power-Up Blind is an ingenious product that harvest RF energy using regular textile window blinds integrated with conductive fabrics & threads, and simple electronic circuit. Power-Up Blind harvest RF energy and convert them to useful DC power 24 hours 7 days a week, with minimal cost, maintenance costs as a regular blinds, and friendly environmental impact.
فيرابيوتِك - VRapeutic Egypt VRapeutic is a research-based software company specializing in the development of VR-based therapeutic solutions. The proposed company is expected to work side by-side, and offers its services, through public and private hospitals, rehabilitation centers, residencies for the elderly, and private clinics.
Spica Tech Academy Lebanon Spica Tech Academy, is an offline and soon will be an online learning platform, where kids and teens learn how to code, to game design, and to create digital arts.
Blink App/ BenaIT Egypt Blink App is an application that utilizes smartphones to automatically detect car crash and transmit assistance notifications while the crash is happening in less than 100ms.
Protect Me Tunisia Protect Me is a smart insole and a mobile application that aims to prevent an aggravation of Foot Ulcer that leads in severe cases to amputation of the foot. We offer to diabetic people suffering from Foot Ulceration a real-time monitoring of the foot behavior, pain relief treatment and doctor follow-up.
لسان Libya Lesan is a system composed of software and hardware that function together with the aim of helping mute people interact easily with the rest of the world.
Lesan consists of special gloves and a phone App that interact together to read, translate and process sign language to spoken words
LightSense Automation Lebanon Lightsense Automation is a single platform of hardware and software that simplifies environment monitoring, security and automation with 3 simple steps using a light bulb as a controller, a cloud platform and mobile applications
Odai Karsou Corp (OKC) Saudi Arabia Odai Karsou Corp (OKC) introduces a latex band-aid with two symmetric “L” shaped parts that replaces the traditional stitching process by closing the wound using physical mechanic without piercing the skin .
dox, Drone Operation eXtensions Lebanon Dox (Drone Operation eXtensions) are developing a platform that will allow IoT companies to monitor their batteries accurately in real time and safety critical environments with the use of machine learning algorithms. Their APIs aims at eliminating any surprises when it comes to the battery, making the core of each application rock solid and reliable