Trep Labs, a Nigerian healthtech startup has won $10,000 at the third Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge. The startup one of the selected third-runners up.
Trep Labs, which also pitched, at the Africa Fintech Foundry’s Disrupt Conference, was selected for creating RealDrip, a low-cost infusion monitor device for simpler and safer blood transfusion and drip treatment.
RealDrip continuously monitors flow rate and automates the process during drip treatment to prevent health complications.
This year, 335 teams from around the world competed for a total of US$300K in prizes. Teams put forth solutions addressing challenges across the environment, healthcare, critical human needs, and more.
Every team showed a deep understanding of the magnitude of the problems facing our global community and developed innovative solutions to address them.