MyECO Achieves the Most Innovative at the National Movement of 1000 Digital Startups

MyECO, startup fostered by BIIW UB achieves The Most Innovative at the National Movement of 1000 Digital Startups.

MyECO, one of the startups fostered by Entrepreneurial Innovation and Incubator Agency Universitas Brawijaya (BIIW-UB) managed to get a grant from the 2021 Indonesian Startup Innovation Program of the Ministry of Research and Technology / National Research and Innovation Agency (RISTEK-BRIN) amounting to IDR 275 million. In addition, the product was also named as The Most Innovative at the National Movement of 1000 Digital Startups event by the Ministry of Communication and Informatics.

The CEO of MyECO, Maulana Derifato Achmad said, he and the team had successfully passed the selection stage starting in September 2020, from 8,780 startups throughout Indonesia, to being selected in the top 10 nationally, and finally declared as The Most Innovative National Movement of 1000 Digital Startups. This award was won because the product, named Smart EcoRoom, is a solution for automatic electricity saving devices based on IoT with savings up to 55 percent.

“This product is the only device that can control, manage and monitor electrical devices in real time,” he said.

He further explained that these electrical devices can be switched off in three modes, namely hourly schedule mode, manual mode switch control via web, and automatic mode based on room conditions from sensors.

“This device can be accessed with a secure web panel from anywhere, anytime, and with any platform,” he added.

This Vocational Student of Information Technology Study Program said that when started getting into the business world, myECO could be developed because of the guidance of BIIW-UB.

“BIIW is a good place to start developing a startup even though it only starts with an idea. Various entrepreneurial events to funding are well accompanied like your own family. Even meeting places and offices are also facilitated by BIIW, “he explained.

In the future, he hopes to find partners / investors to expand his business. “As well as the market and its products can penetrate mass production for the national market and even for international exports,” he concluded. [Irene/ Humas UB/ Trans. Iir]