PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC), the world’s largest startup competition for purpose-driven tech innovation, announced today four Special Awards Winners selected to compete at the XTC 2021 Global Finals presented by TechCrunch on July 22, 2021.
Tech startups, venture capitalists, corporate innovation executives, policymakers, philanthropists, researchers, and academia around the world are invited to register now for this free event to the public to be held virtually on July 22.
80 startup finalists competed across seven fields including Agtech & Foodtech; Cleantech & Energy; Edtech; Enabling Tech; Fintech; Healthtech; and Mobility & Smart Cities. In addition to the seven Category Winners announced, four Special Awards Winners were chosen because their innovations highlight the topical tech trends, promote diversity, and align with current events.
People’s Choice Award: PathGen Diagnostik Teknologi disrupts the molecular diagnostics market for cancer through inclusive, robust, and affordable platforms. With a strong ecosystem of academic-business-government-community partnership, PathGen seeks to democratize precision medicine, especially in developing countries, and enable molecular diagnostics for all.