Submit your application by January 31, 2020

The Startup Lab at GS1 Connect® is brought to you by GS1 US®, the company known for pioneering the barcode more than 45 years ago. Our vision—the identification of everything makes anything possible—goes well beyond the barcode to transform the way we work and live. Eight startup organizations that are pursuing disruptive technology innovations will be selected to showcase their solutions and compete for cash prizes up to $10,000.

 

Highlights VideoExperience the Startup Lab

Our inaugural Startup Lab took place in 2019 at GS1 Connect in Denver, CO. Watch the highlights video to see what last year’s emerging tech companies had to say about the experience.

Read More2019 Winners

The winning solutions from 2019 addressed a variety of challenges applicable across a wide range of industries. Read more about these innovations below.

Perfecting product information will take your brand to the next level

Helping Bridge the Gap Between Physical and Digital

2019 1st Place Winner: LexSet

LexSet's tools allow for on-demand generation of photorealistic synthetic data customized to any use case and for the development of vision models from the data they create. Their clients range from retailers to industrial and robotics companies.

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Perfecting product information will take your brand to the next level

Focus on the Fundamentals: Item Onboarding

2019 2nd Place Winner: Simplista

Simplista is a cloud-based item onboarding platform that leverages real-time data exchange between retailers and brand partners to cut down listing time from weeks or months to a matter of days.

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Perfecting product information will take your brand to the next level

Delivering a New Digital Grocery Experience

2019 3rd Place Winner: locai

locai's CookIt solution not only makes shopping online more enjoyable, it also helps consumers plan healthy meals each week.

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