Startup Spotlight: noviQr

noviQr - How does it work?
noviQr joined FI-ADOPT with the 3rd intake, answering the call for innovative applications in the health space.

Alex Pasternak, Co-Founder and CEO, was able to give us an insight into the project and how it’s doing.

Describe your project in 100 words or less
1 out 3 of adults suffers from chronic diseases. The cost to the health system is estimated at 1.5 Trillion $ a year, reaching 3 Trillion by 2020.
Current treatments are mostly based on recommendations by a GP or local specialist leading to treatments with overly strong, destructive drugs and unnecessary operations, whereas the best solutions has proven to be integrative: a combination of traditional medicine, nutrition, alternative treatments and lifestyle changes.
noviQr ( is the first comprehensive eHealth platform providing personalized, integrative actionable solutions for chronic diseases and supports the patients in an ongoing fashion, all in one place.

What stage of development are you currently at?
Launching the web platform and running an Alpha test with 20 chronic patients in a month.

What are your plans following FI-ADOPT?
We are currently working on raising 400,000 Euros out of a total round of 2,000,000 Euros and are looking to enter to one of the Horizon 2020 programmes.

We wish Alex and the rest of the noviQr team good luck with their Alpha test, and look forward to catching up in the new year to hear how it all went.