Update 2nd quarter 2020
8 Apr, 2020


Since the outbreak, the coronavirus has had a severe impact on all aspects of global society. Economies are challenged by imposed lockdowns and the startup ecosystem is facing one of its biggest crises. At Phoenix Contact Innovation Ventures, we have been working intensively with our portfolio companies to prepare them for the difficult times ahead.


  • Get to know Triton: the compact and powerful AGV positioning system from Accerion. Read more
  • Accerion has launched its own “virtual” LogiMAT 2020. See how Accerion’s positioning systems work here
  • Experienced sales manager joins eologix from ROMO Wind to manage sales activities in Germany. Read more
  • The joint sales activities of our Canadian subsidiary iS5 with our colleagues from Phoenix Contact USA were successfully expanded, and in this context we were able to successfully contribute our strategic added value as an investor
  • Our Berlin-based portfolio company has successfully completed the development of the MVP and, together with the City of Dortmund, the founders were also able to launch the first 5Gain project and bring their solution to market. Read more
  • WindESCo and the US-based company Longroad Energy Services are expanding their cooperation to a total of 805 MW under management. Read more
  • Wiferion nominated for Start-up of the Year at the IFOY Awards 2020. Read more


  1. April: Digital event: Etalink 12000 & Wiferion “Behind the Scenes”. Register here


  • Wiferion – Project Manager Energy Solutions Intralogistics
  • Accerion – Customer Success Engineer
  • iS5 Communications Inc. – Senior Hardware Engineer