Tokyo, Japan – September 21, 2017 – LPixel Inc., a leader in image analysis and processing in life science and medical research, is pleased to announce that they were selected as one of the top 5 runners-up at Startup SG’s SLINGSHOT@SWITCH 2017, an inaugural global startup competition organized by SPRING Singapore. The event was held on September 20, 2017, and each of the runners-up were granted with a prize of S$100,000.
SLINGSHOT@SWITCH 2017, which took place as part of National Research Foundation’s Singapore Week of Innovation & Technology (SWITCH) was reported to have attracted more than 900 applications from over 30 countries around the world. The 30 finalists in the Grand Finals competed for the top prize, and LPixel’s Mariko Takahashi was presented with one of the runner-up prizes.
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LPixel is dedicated to offering and sharing its wealth of knowledge and experience in bioimage informatics to revolutionize the world of science.
LPixel is a leader in advanced image analysis and processing technology encompassing the life science field. Founded in March 2014, LPixel is dedicated to offering research facilities top-tier image analysis technologies and medical diagnosis systems, both of which adopt advanced AI technology. The company is currently working with the National Cancer Center Japan and other research institutions for further the development of AI-based medical diagnosis software. For more information, please visit