CURE: A helping hand for Africa

Mohamed Dhaouafi

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CURE is a health tech startup that aims to empower people with disabilities to allow them to be super heroes. For that, Cure provides them with 3D printed bionic hands which can be continuously personalized. It’s also stylish controlled by muscles so no need for surgical intervention to implement it and easy to use thanks to Cure’s AI-based algorithm. It’s adjustable since children grow fast.


Limited Liability Company registered in Tunisia

  • Mechanical engineer

  • Electronics engineer

  • Product designer

  • Intern in finance

Cure wants to recruit a Unity developer, a 3D modeling designer, a graphic designer for the VR rehabilitation project to finish the development.

Cure received as of today :

5000$ (Tony Elumelu Foundation)

5000$ (UNDP)

1000£ (WorldLabs)

7500$ (Phi Institute) –> Won but not received yet

5000 euro (European Bank of Investment)

Ahmad Saleh

Partner, Head of Patents & Designs (R&D and Innovations)- Al Tamimi & Company

Ahmad is a Canadian attorney and engineer with over 13 years of international and local experience in IP and commercial law. Prior to joining Al Tamimi in September 2013 as Head of Patents and Designs (R&D Innovations), he worked for reputable Canadian and International law firms.

Ahmad is one of the most experienced patent lawyers and innovation councils in the Middle East and is widely recognized for his strategic and visionary thinking and leadership.

Ahmad advises clients in the private and public sectors in a wide range of legal matters in the sphere of Research & Development and Innovation, from patent protection to technology transfer transactions and litigation. Ahmad holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Engineering and a Masters of Applied Sciences degree in Electrical Engineering from Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, an LLB in Civi Law and a DESSS in common Law from the University of Montreal.

Ahmad has completed executive education programs in General Management, Innovation & Technology and Artificial Intelligence for Business Strategies from MIT Sloan School of Management.

Ahmad has a unique set of skills and credentials bringing to the benefit of clients a rich three- dimensional expertise combining legal, technical and business.

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Al Tamimi & Company

Al Tamimi & Company to provide in kind IP/ Patents Consultancy services for CURE which would be worth $5,000


AstroLabs will provide a free membership in its Dubai space for CURE and full scholarship to its signature programs to 2 people as well. That’s a combined value of 20,000 AED.

Roberto Croci

Regional Managing Director Microsoft, keen on helping startups create and achieve tech goals in the Middle East
Microsoft for Startup Regional MD, with a vision to drive innovation and develop market- defining ideas in the Middle East

Roberto Croci joined Microsoft for Startups team with a wide range of knowledge, having previously worked as the Google Regional head for (EMEA) Emerging Markets (Middle East, Turkey, Israel, Russia, Africa) where he helped businesses by building & mentoring teams that could successfully penetrate new markets and ensure sustainable revenue growth.

As a natural born leader, he is passionate about business, people and their growth and has more than 15 years’ experience in various industries – ranging from digital marketing, ad-tech to sales

He will be integral as the Regional Managing director at Microsoft for startups Middle East, in helping startups achieve their goals by promoting their tech solutions through digital and social campaigns, opening up the right opportunities for growth, customizing a market plan to maximize joint marketing with Microsoft and providing a targeted industry co-marketing and account planning.

He has specialized in leadership development as a Harvard Business School graduate and has a proven track-record of creating successful teams and growing businesses in unpredictable environments.

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Salman Hamad Al-Zayani

MD, MSc, PhD is a Consultant and Assistant Professor of Public Health in the College of Medicine and Medical Sciences at the Arabian Gulf University in Bahrain.

Dr. Salman Hamad Alzayani, MD, MSc, PhD is a Consultant and Assistant Professor of Public Health in the College of Medicine and Medical Sciences at the Arabian Gulf University in Bahrain. He has more than 15 years of experience in health sector in the Kingdom of Bahrain and the United States. His expertise ranges from clinical, academic, administrative and scientific research in the fields of public health, community medicine, health policy and population studies.

Dr. Alzayani holds an MD degree and MSc in Health Policy from the Arabian Gulf University. He got his PhD in Public Health from the University of Connecticut in the United States and received his executive education in Healthcare Leadership from Harvard School of Public Health and another executive education in negotiation from Harvard Kennedy School of Governments. Moreover, he holds graduate certificates in Health Promotion, Health Education and College Instruction from University of Connecticut in the United States. He has published several studies in peer-reviewed scientific journals and presented number of papers at local, regional and international conferences. Dr. Alzayani is a recipient of Venus International Medical Award for Outstanding Clinician in Community Medicine – 2018.

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COR is registered as a non for profit civil society organization registered in Greece under Registration Number 148647101000 under the Greek Civil Code and whose office is headquartered in Athens. It aims at establishing a for profit Model
It currently operates in Amman and Athens and will target Libya and Lebanon

  • Business plan including growth strategy, financial model and Fundraising strategies
  • – Model: B2B and B2C
  • – Scaling strategy: products, geographical focus, target markets..
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Including a social media and go to market strategy
  • Partnerships
  • Legal assistance for medical devices

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