ZOOM IN: NanoEbers, Highly Effective Hemostatic Sponges

NanoEbers is an Egyptian startup that has developed highly effective hemostatic sponges that have superior mechanical properties and can absorb up to 60 times their weight of blood and can stop bleeding instantly. Their performance exceeds that of imported hemostatic sponge while NanoEbers is producing the sponges at a low production cost due to lower local manufacturing and a patent-pending manufacturing process.

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ZOOM IN: SILA, Digitizing The Educational System

Sila is an online platform that gives shy students a comfortable means of participating by allowing them to send their comments on the application, which posts it on the class’s projected presentation. Students can create anonymous discussions for the whole class to see, all while building their courage to speak up. The platform is combining the findings of online learning into the physical classroom for inclusivity for all students.

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Berytech Fab Lab: Everything you need to know!

The Berytech Fab Lab is a makers space set up with a wide range of machines and equipment to allow students, professionals, artists, techies, entrepreneurs, and makers to experiment, create and prototype. We caught up with Wael Khalil, Manager of the Berytech Fab Lab to talk about this maker’s haven nestled in the heart of Berytech.

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ZOOM IN: OCT Analysis, Automating Patient Assessment Using AI

At OCT Analysis, we’re creating a software that integrates into the OCT machine of the physician and automates patient assessment and evaluation using Artificial Intelligence. We started out with certain eye diseases that we’re digitizing with a goal of creating a holistic and versatile platform that will relieve some of the clinical burden off the doctor.

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ZOOM IN: La Boutique Sociale, Circular Fashion At Its Best

La Boutique Sociale is a social enterprise working on zero waste in textile by doing upcycling and recycling. They collect unwanted donated clothes and items and sort them into different categories to be reused in different ways: selling pieces in very good condition to vulnerable people at a very low price, while pieces that are in a bad condition are upcycled in their outlets.   

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ZOOM IN: Lebamoz, Valorizing Banana Waste

Lebamoz collect wasted banana stems and process them into fibers, yarns, and fabrics creating locally produced natural and sustainable raw materials for both local and international markets. Their labor-intensive process empowers rural communities, increases farmer income, and reduces waste and carbon footprint.

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Ostaz: Offering Premium Education To The World

We talked to Audrey Nakad, the founder of Ostaz, the platform that was recently acquired by the Inspired Educational Group to learn more about the acquisition, what has set the platform apart from other online private tutoring platforms and how the acquisition came at a pivotal time for the education industry.

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