Wants to revolutionize breast cancer prevention

Big Idea

Glooma is a Med Tech startup, based in Braga, which wants to revolutionize breast cancer prevention. With a well-defined mission to increase the percentage of cancers that are detected at an early stage, the startup created a sensory glove that with machine learning algorithms can simplify the interpretation of results of breast self-exam.

Activity Highlights

  • Winner in the category startups from Digital Health Summit Madeira Award by H-Innova Health Innovation Hub (2022)
  • Winner of the Get in the Ring by Vodafone Power Labs (2022)
  • Winner of the Rise for Impact by Casa do Impacto (2022)
  • 2nd place Stem4Health 7.0 by Bayer Portugal (2022)
  • Winner of the Best Digital Transformation Idea – 2021 Portugal Digital Awards by IDC Portugal and Axian Portugal (2021)
  • Winner in the category startup from Altice International Innovation Award by Altice (2021)
  • Winner in category students from H-Innova Health Innovation Award by H-Innova Health Innovation Hub (2021)
  • Top 4 at the Hintt Award by Glintt (2021)
  • National winner at the WSA in the category Health Well-Being by APDC (2021)
  • Top 10 Nova Startup Competition by Nova School of Business and Economics (2021)
  • Winner of the Forward Pre-Acceleration Program by CTIE Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics (2021)


Francisco Nogueira – CEO; Frederico Stock – COO/CFO; Guilherme Stock – CIO.

Portugal Ventures’ Investment Manager

Pedro Grilo