Institute of Information and Communication Technologies (ITACA)

Two prizes in two days

Corify Care awarded at the D + I Innovation Awards 2021 and at the VI edition of the VLC Startup Awards

Corify Care (Corify), a spin-off of the Gregorio Marañón University Hospital and the Universitat Politècnica de València, founded by Andreu Climent and María Guillem, researchers from the ITACA Institute, has received two important recognitions in just 24 hours.

On December 1, Corify received one of the three awards of the special categories in the VLC Startup Awards, organized by the Valencia City Council, through Valencia Activa, in collaboration with Startup Valencia, intended to reward the effort made by entrepreneurial individuals and entities of the city of Valencia, putting in value local talent to give visibility and promote the powerful entrepreneurial ecosystem of the city. Specifically, Corify received the award for the best startup in the seed phase, awarded with 5,000 euros.

In addition, on Thursday, December 2, the D + I Innovation Awards 2021 were delivered, organized by Disruptores e Innovadores – EL ESPAÑOL. These awards of the highest prestige seek to point the way to digitization with the example of the best faces and projects on the digital scene in Spain and Latin America. At these awards, Corify received the award for best startup or scaleup of the year.

CORIFY Care SL is a medical start-up focused on cardiac arrhythmias. Corify is developing a novel technology to improve the treatment of atrial fibrillation, which affects more than 30M patients worldwide, changing the way in which atrial fibrillation patients are treated, offering Acorys, the first medical device that non-invasively can see the electrical activity of the heart without the need of catheters or complex MRI/CT mappings.

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