About the Organizer :

Fiber Optic Valley are experts in bringing people together. Initiating new collaborations between businesses, universities and the public sector in the areas of Broadband and Sensor Technology. Fiber Optic Valley unites people with other people, needs with solutions, problems with ideas, and money with innovations. 

They offer partners with membership in an international network of industry players and interest groups. In Sweden, they operate mainly in Hudiksvall/Gävle/Sundsvall and we have our headquarters in Hudiksvall.

Fiber Optic Valley brings you a challenge to digitize IQoro®

IQoro® is a medical technology innovation, a neuromuscular training method that helps children and adults regain the complicated and vital ability to eat and swallow. 

 Problem Statement:

Digitize the World Unique Neuromuscular Device that Cures Snoring and Swallowing Problems:

Technical requests for the solution:

  • The power source or sensor should fit in or on the product
  • The product should be able to transfer data to cloud services, mobile applications
  • The technical solutions should be able to be washed for at least 70 Celsius (advantage in dishwasher) or be boiled for a few minutes
  • The technical solutions should measure pressure in the mouth (compare to normal lip force and compare with previous measurements – keep statistics and data)


  • Students with best solution will have a chance to win 2,500 euro

NOTE: For registration, click the "Register Now" button below

October 16, 2017 - October 22, 2017

 Rules and Guidelines:

Few Pointers to keep in mind:

  • As a user of IQoro®, you want to be encouraged to use the product correctly – reminders, statistics and interaction
  • Someone should be willing to pay for the benefit sensors and applications provide – therefore production technique should not be too expensive or too difficult
  • Participants of the jury, including experts or other persons consulted by the jury
  • Contestants must ensure that all pictures, text and other material provided is produced and owned by the contestant
  • All the material sent in should be presented in either English or Swedish
  • Only proposals received before the deadline will be eligible to participate in the competition - The deadline is 22nd October 2017

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