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Founded in 2016 by former scientists of the Fraunhofer Institut ISE, Blue Inductive develops a wireless charging system for industrial applications, like mobile robots, AGVs or electric forklifts. Blue Inductive’s etaLink technology proposes an innovative approach that addresses the main challenges of implementing wireless charging technologies in industrial applications. With proprietary technology, Blue Inductive’s systems achieve a high performing and efficient charging process without the need of human interaction.

Foundation: 2016
Portfolio company since: 2017
Sector: Wireless Charging / Energy Storage

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eologix designs and manufactures innovative smart sensor solutions for critical surfaces. Their completely wireless, thin, flexible and energy self-sustaining devices aim the industrialization of smart sensors for challenging applications fields. Their first product, an autonomous and retrofittable thin sensor for icing detection, directly measures the formation of ice on the surface of wind turbine rotor blades with high precision, giving OEMs and Wind Park Operators reliable information about the condition of the rotor blades, reducing downtime and maintenance costs.

Foundation: 2014
Portfolio company since: 2016
Sector: Sensor Technology

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Founded in 2014, smartB has developed a unique software technology, which combined with own developed smart metering equipment, aims to reinvent energy management. Hence, smartB’s energy management system uses proprietary hardware and software technology to source, analyze and visualize energy consumption in commercial buildings in real time. The highly scalable platform analyzes the sourced data and recognizes energy consumption patterns of individual devices by using proprietary machine learning algorithms and non-intrusive load monitoring technology.

Foundation: 2014
Portfolio company since: 2017
Sector: Smart Energy / Energy Efficiency

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SecurityMatters provides critical infrastructure and industrial automation companies with best-of-class industrial cyber resilience technology that enables quick identification and recovery from threats to operational continuity. Based on continuous research and development, innovation and dedication to excellence we continue to strive and lead the way in industrial cyber resilience.

Foundation: 2009
Portfolio company since: 2016
Sector: Cyber Security

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WindESCo aims to fill a big gap in the growing wind industry by providing an OEM-independent optimization platform using advanced sensors, cloud-based analytics, and business model innovation. By using proprietary AI-algorithms and IoT-technology, WindESCo turn turbines into sensors, maximizing the energy output, minimizing component damage and extending the lifetime of each wind turbine.

Foundation: 2014
Portfolio company since: 2016
Sector: IoT Analytics

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