After an exciting Bootcamp week that brought many mentors and experts to advise our startups, we have finally decided who gets to join Protechting for the upcoming weeks.

The Bootcamp was quite intensive and the 20 selected startups for this phase worked really hard to get to the top finalists. In the end, it was a tough choice, but a choice that had to be made…

Here are the 15 finalists (congrats to all who made it):


Bclose is a mobile app to improve their customers’ quality of life by changing their lifestyle habits through daily real time information, delivered from the user’s portable personal devices. Data is based on deep artificial intelligence, as well as analytic information on behalf of the user’s actions.

CleenBeen Technologies

CleenBeen Technologies aims to resolve one of the most predominant problems found today in hospital environments: bacterial/superbug and MRSA infections.

Consulta do Viajante

Consulta do Viajante is Portugal’s first fully internet-run medical clinic. It allows doctors and patients alike to meet easily and hassle-free, from the comfort of their homes, to tackle the still very real problem of healthcare accessibility.


Ectosense leverages mobile technology to measure and analyze the user’s sleep quality in their home environment and to provide high quality insights into sleep disorders.


Have you ever wanted to keep an eye on someone or something without having to “keep an actual eye” on him / her / it? With iVigilate you can be notified when they leave the building, know where they are “hiding” indoors and much more!

K8 – Infinity Knowledge

K8 – Infinity Knowledge aims to prevent patients falling out of their hospital beds. It detects the presence of the patient’s body on the bed and alerts the health professional about the risk of fall. The health professional confirms the risk and the systems will learn from that interaction and reduce the number of false alerts.


KASKO offers digital marketplaces an easy way to set up an insurance cross-selling platform to add value by contextually presenting relevant insurance products.


KYLEGA is a digital legacy management system created to help you succeed in saving and controlling all of your digital and physical information. It is an everyday tool with the best and most complete features available to manage your assets (both digital and physical). And the best way that you have to plan the future of your online and offline life.


LifeSymb is a high-tech startup in the mobile health sector. The first product of the company is software that uses multiple sensors, such as 3D depth cameras and accelerometers, to analyse a person’s posture and movements in order to provide automatic health recommendations. The software uses machine learning techniques to learn from big data and optimise its recommendations over time.


MotionsCloud is a claims adjustment app for insurance properties & content claims. It is an all-in-one mobile solution for claims adjusters to improve productivity, reduce claim cost & cycle time, simplify & automate processes, connecting trusted services and improve customer experience.


Corrosion is the black mould of the industrial world. It’s costly once you have it. Noxidity gives you the peace of mind of being able to prevent it easily. Noxidity is a new IoT-enabled technology to prevent and predict corrosion – our solution is automated, user-friendly and of higher accuracy compared to what is available in the market and can be implemented within various industries.


OptiShower is a revolutionary idea around smart city horizon based on controlling and monitoring water and energy consumption. This technology gives real-time information about water and energy consumption and has the ability to manage the shower water as an administrator in the gyms, pools, hotels, hostels and dorms.


QueSeguro is the first simulation and comparison engine for insurance products in Portugal. Simulate, compare and choose the best insurance plan for you.


SensorLIFE is a lightweight wearable system for protective equipment for the industrial and construction workforce. It monitors and provides information about the physical condition of the workers in order to avoid accidents. Industrial and construction enterprises will reduce the risk of accidents of their workforce by making the PPE asset protection equipment active and generating environmental knowledge.

Upper Insurance

A community driven platform that allows users to form groups to get protected for similar risks. The platform uses a mix of mutualization and crowdfunding to ensure the right protection/capital for each risk. Users/ investors will benefit from lower premiums and receive cashback from low claims. The groups can set the type of protection they want and invest in their own risk. We bring back the sense of community and give back the extra premiums that were not used by the group.