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Astana, Kazakhstan • 03 February, 2023 | 08:38
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Kazakh Startup Cerebra Reaches Global Startup Awards Final Round

The medical startup for early stroke detection previously won the Euro-Asian Startup Awards

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Award-winning medical startup Cerebra is participating in the final round of the Global Startup Awards, QazMonitor reports.

The press service of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education said the finals will be held on March 28-29 in the Danish capital of Copenhagen.

Voting can be done by going on the GSA website in the category Best VerTech 2023. 

Start-ups from more than 120 countries took part in the competition. The winner will be given access to the GSA Alumni Network which promotes the development of startup ecosystems around the world.

Cerebra is artificial intelligence used to detect strokes at an early stage. The project founded by Doszhan Zhusupov promotes awareness of strokes, which are one of the leading causes of death in Kazakhstan. 

The startup qualified for the final stage after winning the regional round of the Euro-Asian Startup Awards where they surpassed competition from Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey, Armenia, and Ukraine.

Previously, the project made it to the final round of Emerge Challenge 2021 and was included in the top 5 of 700 startups and the top 500 startups according to Slingshot 2020 among other world rankings.

In December 2022, Cerebra joined Intel@oneAPI, a program for startups developing innovative software solutions for accelerated computing.

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