C-Lab Startups Record Record-Breaking 29 Wins at CES 2023 Innovation Awards
Samsung has successfully fostered over 500 startups and projects in the last 5 years
Samsung Electronics today announced that it will showcase new innovative projects developed through its C-Lab program.1 at CES 2023. Samsung is unveiling to the public four exciting projects from its internal venture program, C-Lab Inside, and eight startups supported by its startup acceleration program, C-Lab Outside. From January 5th to 8th, visitors can get a glimpse of the innovative projects at Eureka Park in Las Vegas, USA, the premier exhibit space for thousands of startups from around the world. Samsung will allow C-Lab startups to propose projects, enhance business feasibility and meet with potential investors through CES.
C-Lab Inside: Metaverse and lifestyle projects by Samsung employees on display
Samsung has been exhibiting the C-Lab Inside project at CES since 2016, and the project scheduled for 2023 is currently being developed in-house in terms of innovation, marketability, and completeness. Highly rated. And they are:
- meta runninga metaverse platform for learning proper running form
- poker mixa metaverse platform that provides an interactive concert experience
- Suma new meditation experience with real-time feedback
- Fallet3D Digital Transformation of Home Fabric Products
C-Lab Outside: Startup Showcasing Robots, AI And More To Receive CES Spotlight
Created in October 2018, C-Lab Outside is a startup acceleration program launched to revitalize the Korean startup ecosystem. Startups enrolled in the C-Lab Outside program will be provided with office workspaces, professional guidance from Samsung employees, digital marketing and financial consulting. Additional support includes a potential partnership with Samsung Electronics and the opportunity to attend influential IT exhibitions such as CES and KES (Korea Electronics Show).
Over the past year, Samsung, Daegu Center, and Gyeong-buk Center for Creative Economy & Innovation, all part of C-Lab Outside, have nurtured these startups to develop their technology and prepare them to meet the world at CES 2023. I have arranged. The eight startups selected are:
- NdotLighta web-based 3D design solution
- immaturityan urban delivery service using self-driving robots
- 40th yeardigital mental health care app service from examination to treatment,
- Celicomicrobionic eye for retinal disease patients
- Plask, AI and browser-based motion capture and animation editing tools
- Wrn Technology, Creating training and content creation services with generative AI
- Katius, A multi-turn conversational AI companion for kids
- elantec, Improve Call Quality with IoT Micro Repeaters for Home Users
C-Lab Startup Achieves Record-Breaking 29 Wins at CES 2023 Innovation Awards
In November 2022, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced the CES 2023 Innovation Awards winners across 28 product categories, including Best of Innovation. The C-Lab Startup project won him two Best of Innovation Awards and 27 were named Innovation Awards winners. As a result, C-Lab has won 22 innovation awards in 2022 and 7 more in 2023.
Samsung Electronics wins CES Innovation Awards to share knowledge on how to enter global markets.
Hark Kyu Park, President and Chief Financial Officer of Samsung Electronics, said: “We hope that C-Lab startups will be able to target the global market more aggressively and demonstrate the excellence of Korean startups.”
Notably, Dot Inc., which develops devices and software for the visually impaired, was named a CES 2022 Best of Innovation Award winner in the accessibility category, as well as two CES Innovation Award winners. Verses, creators of a meta music system for streaming, won the CES 2023 Best of Innovation Award in the streaming category.
NEUBILITY, 40FY, NdotLight, CELLICO, Plask, Catius, and Wrtn Technologies, out of the 8 startups exhibiting at the C-Lab booth, won the Innovation Awards.
In addition, 7 startups spun off from C-Lab Inside and 11 former C-Lab Outside startups won 2 Best of Innovation Awards and 20 Innovation Awards.
Samsung has reached its goal of fostering 500 startups and projects in five years
In 2018, Samsung Electronics announced that it will accelerate 300 Korean startups through C-Lab Outside and 200 projects through C-Lab Inside in five years. The company has so far fostered a total of 506 startups and projects (304 from C-Lab Outside and 202 from C-Lab Inside).
Samsung recently established C-Lab Family, a unique professional network that allows alumni startups to continue working with Samsung even after graduating from C-Lab Outside or being spun off from C-Lab. . He also established a C-Lab Scale-up Committee and plans to gradually expand his partnership and investment in his C-Lab family in the future.
1 Starting in December 2012, Samsung C-Lab Inside was established to encourage Samsung employees to discover new ideas and foster a culture of creativity. Those that prove marketable will either be moved to internal Samsung divisions or become company-supported spin-off projects.