Tackling sensor technology together: PHOENIX CONTACT and eologix sensor technology

Published: 12 May 2016

At the end of March 2016, Phoenix Contact Innovation Ventures GmbH invested in eologix sensor technology gmbh. The six-figure investment should help the company to expand more quickly.


eologix sensor technology, with headquarter in Graz, Austria, is a leading technological provider of sensor systems that detect ice on surfaces, in particular on wind turbine generators. The sensors consist of flexible, wireless sensors that are attached to rotor blades and precisely detect ice formation. The measurement data acquired is sent wirelessly to the controller, which in turn introduces de-icing measures. This minimizes wind turbine generator downtimes.

Having gained their first customers and projects, the three founders want the company to continue to grow dynamically. Together with Phoenix Contact, the next strategic steps are now being taken. In addition to investment, the Phoenix Contact sales network also offers operational support for opening up the market.

For more information please contact:

PHOENIX CONTACT Innovation Ventures

Marcus Böker
Flachsmarktstraße 8
32825 Blomberg, Germany
Tel.: +49 5235 341423
Fax: +49 5235 343888

About PHOENIX CONTACT Innovation Ventures GmbH

PHOENIX CONTACT Innovation Ventures is the global corporate venture capital company of the PHOENIX CONTACT Group, a global manufacturer and supplier of components and systems for electrical connection and industrial automation technology. The venture capital company invests in startups with business models that are related to electrical connection technology, industrial digitization, automation and control technology, and associated markets.