The third stage of the Smart City Acceleration Program — Batch Americas jointly held by nihub International Innovation Center and Tuya Smart (NYSE: TUYA) was held on Dec. 1st!

The projects in this batch are mostly from the fields of energy management, wearable devices, smart appliances, and so on. 3 projects were selected by the jury mainly according to business model, competitive advantage, team, market validation / traction, etc. Those projects (two of them finished ex aequo) will enter the global finals together with the other winning projects in the Europe and Asia batch, and they are:

1st ex aequo — Ome

Ome is inventing the future of cooking. With a vision to develop a closed-loop system with auxiliary sensors to automate your end-to-end cooking experience, Ome takes the stress out of your time in the kitchen.

1st ex aequo — BioEsol

BioEsol is preventing any kind of energy disruption that can cause loss of money and, ultimately, lives. We offer an Energy Intelligence Software and Energy Storage solution (Proprietary battery) through an Energy as a Service solution.

3rd — SmartPlate

SmartPlate, the world’s first intelligent plate that instantly tracks and analyze everything you eat, combines hardware and AI food recognition technology to help athletes & active consumers to identify and track their food intake with up to 99% accuracy.

The three winning projects will get a full range of entrepreneurship support services provided by nihub. Here at nihub, we work endlessly to provide foreign entrepreneurs and startups with the information, resources, and assistance necessary to innovate in China. Through extensive governmental support, parternships with leading Chinese VCs & investment funds, localization, and operational services, nihub acts as your bridge to the Chinese market.

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