Success Stories

Story of

Wassim El Hariri

Product
Hospital Patient Food Delivery Robot
Country
Lebanon

About the Project

Wassim’s mechanical expertize is deeply rootedin artificial intelligence. DuringStars of Science, he developed a device to deliver food from the hospital kitchen to the patients’ bedside. Wassim’s Hospital Patient Food Delivery Robot offers efficiency savings to hospitals. It frees up medical staff’s time and ensures that patients are served meals quickly and safely.

 

Beyond Stars of Science

Wassim is currently working in Berlin-Germany, as an International Project Manager for a well-respected industrial tech company. In 2019, he launched his own startup called Revotonix, the 1stmobile robot company in the region. With two partners and a team of 5 members, Revotonix has clients in Egypt, Qatar and Lebanon. Revotonix offers customized mobiles robots, robotics consultancy and Felix the robot is the 1stproduct launched.  Felix is an advertising interactive robot that can detect the gender and the age of the viewer/user. It can display advertisement depending on the age and sex of the user and has many other features such as collecting statistics and displaying avatars. 

Since the show, Wassim won three competitions with his Hospital Patient Food Delivery Robot. The most recent of which being the Tech-I Competition – a worldwide contest organized by the Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST), the U.S. Department of State’s flagship entrepreneurship program. Wassim won first prize, over $50,000 in start-up resources, tickets to California, a dedicated feature article, and much more. 

In 2019, Sacha, his prototype from Stars of Science, was sold to a Belgian company.

Passionate, persistent, and adaptable; Wassim has learnt to view all life experiences in a positive light. He was eliminatedon Stars of Science in the semi-finals. His near miss has made him even stronger. “We have a responsibility towards all the young innovators willing to make a change. We need to improve the economy and create a sustainable planet – it’s a big responsibility for all of us.” 

 

Personal Reflection

Wassim feels he gained extensive entrepreneurial skills and vitalinsights into building a business from scratch. He advises the innovators on the show to be proud of what they achieved. His words of wisdom to them: “At the end of the day, you all made it to the final nine, anything from here on out is a bonus foryour career and your future.” 

 

Follow Wassim

Facebook: Wassim Hariri

Instagram:@wassimhariri

 

Media Links

https://www.wamda.com/memakersge/2017/11/mena-embraces-healthtech-advancements