Extreme Tech Challenge 2022 Global Top 100 Finalists

Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC), the world’s largest startup competition focused on purpose-driven innovation, today announces 106 startup finalists from almost 100 nations across 6 continents who are invited to participate in a virtual XTC Bootcamp this month with the opportunity to qualify for the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) Global Finals 2022 presented in partnership with TechCrunch on June 14, 2022.

The XTC 2022 Global Finals will be in person in San Francisco. Register for the event to watch our 10 Category Winners and 3 Special Award Winners pitch live on the legendary TechCrunch stage.  

Competition evaluators narrowed a field of nearly 2,000 applicants from over 100 countries building tech startups addressing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). XTC participants are competing across 10 category areas including Advanced Materials; Agtech & Food; BioTech & Medical Devices; Cleantech, Energy & Environment; Digital Health; EdTech; Enabling Technologies; Fintech; Mobility; and Sustainable Smart Cities. This year, XTC startups will also compete for one of three special awards: the Female Founders Award, the UNICEF EdTech Award, and the People’s Choice Award.

All finalists will attend the virtual XTC Bootcamp, an intensive mentorship program that prepares them for the Category Finals pitch competition in May, 2022, followed by the Global Finals in June. The public is invited to watch all 100 Finalists present in their categories from May 11-13, details will be available on the Extreme Tech Challenge website.

This year, the public is once again invited to VOTE for their favorite startup finalist from May 5 to May 17. The winner of the People’s Choice Award will win a coveted spot and join the Category and Special Award Winners to pitch at the XTC 2022 Global Finals. 

The event will feature world-renowned executives and investors including XTC Co-founders Young Sohn and Bill Tai, Partner Emeritus at Charles River Ventures. 


The Extreme Tech Challenge 2022 Global Finalists are listed below:

Advanced Materials:

ATLANT 3D Nanosystems (Denmark)

Enlipsium (Singapore)

Erthos Inc. (Canada)

FLITE Material Sciences (Canada)

FVMAT (Israel)

Mi Terro (United States)

MicroTau (Australia)

Mineral Carbonation International (Australia)

Outlander Materials (Netherlands)

WAS Company (Mexico)

AgTech & Food:

Ac-Planta (Japan)

AIDKR (Korea)

Alver World SA (Switzerland)

Amai Proteins (Israel)

BitWise Agronomy (Australia)

DeepAgro (Argentina)

Genesis Co. (Australia)

Greeneye Technology (Israel)

NatureDots Private Limited (India)

Nofence (Norway)

ProfilePrint (Singapore)

Savvie (Norway)

SuperOpa (Mexico)

Ternaknesia (Indonesia)

Umami Meats (Singapore)

BioTech & Medical Devices:

Aarogya AI (India)

Allozymes (Singapore)

AlzMed (Japan)

BioGrip (Mexico)

BionicM (Japan)

CNS Therapy (Switzerland)

FinnAdvance (Finland)

LipoCoat (Netherlands)

MicroFuse Technologies (Africa)

NEMIS Technologies (Switzerland)

Robo Bionics (India)

UniFAHS (Thailand)

CleanTech, Energy & Environment:

BeFC (France)

Boreal Light GmbH (Germany)

Chara (India)

EMROD (New Zealand)

Evyon [fka RePack] (Norway)

Great Barrier Reef Legacy (Australia)

Ingine (Korea)

MaxMine (Australia)

PJP Eye LTD. (Japan)

reActo (Singapore)

Voltfang (Germany)

Digital Health:

BetterMeal AI (USA)

EyRIS Pte Ltd. (Singapore)

iLoF – intelligent Lab on Fiber (Portugal)


Neuronics Medical (USA) 

OOTify (USA)

Pioneera (Australia)

Vantari VR (Australia)

Virtuleap (Portugal)

Virusight Diagnostic (Israel)

Vula Mobile Pty (South Africa)


Abwaab (Jordan)

Afrilearn (Africa) *

CENTURY Tech (United Kingdom)

CLASSUM (South Korea) *

Kide Science (Finland) *

Lingokids (Spain) *

Rocket Learning (India)

Silabuz (Mexico)

*Also eligible for UNICEF Special Award

Enabling Tech:

CINCEL (Mexico)

Coratia Technologies (India)

Etiq AI (United Kingdom)

Incooling (Netherlands)

Inntot Technologies (India)

MeetingZen (United States)

Momint (South Africa)

swIDch Ltd. (United Kingdom) 

Testhub Technologies AS (Norway)

The Tide Foundation (Australia)


Climatize (United States)

GreenArc Capital (Singapore)

MyTM (Pakistan)

Nectico (Singapore)

RealKey (United States)

SupplyLine Limited (Bangladesh)

Stonestep AG (Switzerland)


ABBY by GOGOTECH (United States)

AELER Technologies (Switzerland)

Avion UAV (United States)

Carryt (Colombia)

Coconut Silo (Korea)

Movel AI Pte Ltd (Singapore)

New Frontier Aerospace (United States) 

Reachbots Automation (Singapore)

sincroll drive technologies (Hungary)

Sustainable Smart Cities:

BioElements (Chile)

Empower.eco (Norway)

Quiron Digital (Brazil)

ReciclApp (Mexico)

Sustainable Oil Recovery (Australia)

Um Grau e Meio (Brazil)

Veridis (Netherlands)

UNICEF Special Award:

CogniAble (India)

Eduten Ltd. (Finland)

eKidz.eu (Germany) 

GraphoGame (Finland) 

Microverse (United States) 

TagHive Inc. (South Korea) 


About Extreme Tech Challenge

Extreme Tech Challenge is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public benefit corporation whose mission is to empower startups creating new tech innovations to address global challenges. It is the world’s largest ecosystem and competition for purpose-driven technology inspired by the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The Extreme Tech Challenge™ competition is supported by leading corporations, venture capital investors, foundations, policymakers, universities and tech conferences to give exceptional startups the potential for global visibility, the opportunity to raise capital, the ability to network with global leaders, and access to world-class mentorship to help them pioneer technological breakthroughs that address our most extreme global challenges. A complete list of XTC partners and how to join can be found at www.extremetechchallenge.org.


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