On the 8th of May, the 2019 edition of the ACCIÓ Fòrum d’Inversió took place for the 4th consecutive time. A total of 650 persons attended to listen to 21 startup pitches divided into 3 categories: life and health sciences, ICT and other technologies. In addition, a session entitled TECH DEMO took place where Michele Manca, researcher at Leitat, presented a new technology for smart dynamic windows called SUNDACING.
SUNDANCING aims to develop a new generation of smart dynamic windows capable of intelligently responding to daily and seasonal sunlight variations, in a such manner to reduce (up to 35%) the energy consumption for HVAC ( Heating, ventilating and air conditioned) and artificial lighting while guaranteeing at any time the maximizing visual and thermal comfort.
After listening to the pitches, the public voted to choose the 9 finalists, who had 5 minutes to expose their projects to the panel of investors. Out of these emerged the winning startup with the greatest potential for international growth.