STARS @ eMerge Americas | 2024, Miami


STARS @ eMerge Americas | 2024, Miami

By: Lauren Beighley

IEEE Entrepreneurship attended eMerge Americas to seek out the next startups to be inducted into the 2024 Stars Cohort.

IEEE Judges at eMerge Americas 2024

eMerge Americas is an annual tech conference, at the Miami Beach Convention Center, attracting over 20,000 attendees from 50 countries and over 4,000 unique participating organizations.

IEEE Entrepreneurship Star Judges identify competition candidate ventures with engineering-driven innovation at their core that align with the IEEE core purpose to foster technology, innovation, and excellence for the benefit of humanity.

IEEE Entrepreneurship would like to offer the utmost gratitude for the volunteer time and effort of our 2024 eMerge Americas team of judges: Nélida Gómez, Susana Lau, and Joanne Wong.

IEEE Entrepreneurship recognizes the following companies as IEEE Entrepreneurship Stars:

AlaSoluciones S.R.L develops drones and technological solutions based on IoT, specializing in remote sensing stations and unmanned vehicles. The company developed a drone that imitates the look and sound of a Peregrine Falcon, used to provide falconry service and facilitate bird control at airports, considerably reducing air accidents due to collisions with flocks of birds.


EVQLV, Inc. develops artificial intelligence, engineered with life science data and biological knowledge, to accelerate the speed at which biological therapies reach patients. The biotechnology startup, comprised of experts in machine learning, molecular biology, computational biology, software engineering, bioinformatics, antibody design, cloud computing, and preclinical/clinical development, is on a mission to transform how healing reaches those in need.


Neowe Research & Development, Inc. created and patented a modern bedpan called Ouipan®. This device is innovative in its design to improve usability, and built in technology that connects it to IoMT, therefore, turning a “dumb device” into a “smart one.” Neowe Research & Development, Inc. was founded in 2018 to develop a pipeline of innovative and profitable solutions for the emerging industry of connected medical devices.


NeuroHelp develops creative neurotechnology for improving the health and quality of life of individuals with neurological conditions. While the present focus is epilepsy, the vision extends to assisting with a multitude of neurological disorders. The NeuroHelp team developed novel data analysis and machine learning solutions that use non-invasive brain monitoring to forecast upcoming seizures an hour in advance.