02.5.2019 #SwissTech: 21 Swiss startups to showcase technology and innovation at Asia’s largest tech expo
Switzerland will be making its second debut at Asia’s largest tech and digital expo, the Consumer Electronics Show Asia (CES ASIA) in Shanghai from 11 to 13 June 2019. Organized by swissnex China in partnership with Presence Switzerland and institutional partners, the #SwissTech Pavilion will serve as a testament to Switzerland’s leading position as a center of technology and innovation.
Shanghai, 1st May 2019 – CES ASIA, the largest consumer electronics show in Asia with over 46,000 visitors and 500 exhibiting companies will be held from 11 to 13 June 2019 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC). #SwissTech Pavilion at CES ASIA 2019 follows up on its 2018 success, where a total of 4 innovation awards were claimed by the 7 participating startups. Joined this year by 21 leading Swiss startups in the fields of drone technology, robotics, artificial intelligence, IoT and beyond, the pavilion is certainly poised to take recognition of Swiss excellence in tech and innovation to the next level.
The 3-day participation of the Swiss startup team at CES ASIA will also feature a pitching night and networking reception on June 12 with prospective investors and industry experts, providing the startups with the unique opportunity to connect with a network of potential local partners to facilitate their market entry ambitions in the world’s fastest growing innovation market.
“CES has been very good for us because we have been working on our China strategy and we have been able to put the product in the hands of a lot of potential partners and, surprisingly, investors,” said Gauthier Dubruel, Business Director Ubisim and participant of CES ASIA 2018 Swiss Pavilion. “We are grateful not only for the invitation of swissnex to join CES but also for the activities on the side which have allowed us to connect with others from the startup ecosystem, such as investors and other startups.”
The 300 squared meters #SwissTech Pavilion is primely located within the Startup Park, where the budding startups’ market-ready innovations for tomorrow will be prominently displayed for potential clients, partners and investors. A stage lies at the heart of the pavilion, where the products will be showcased every day along with pitch decks from the startups.
CES ASIA 2019 #SwissTech Pavilion is organized by swissnex China, and supported by EPFL, ETH Zurich, Greater Zurich Area, innovaud, Presence Switzerland, Swisscom, Switzerland Innovation and venturelab.
Further information on the #SwissTech Pavilion at CES ASIA 2019:
CES ASIA 2019 #SwissTech Startups
ActLight | Roberto Magnifico | www.act-light.com IoT
ActLight developed a disruptive technology in the field of light sensors. The patented, CMOS based Dynamic PhotoDiode substantially improves the efficiency and accuracy of various light sensing applications, like depth sensing for user detection and face recognition in smartphones, Vital Signs Monitoring in wearables, 3D cameras and more.
aiCTX | Ning Qiao | www.aictx.ai AI
aiCTX is a leading-edge neuromorphic computing company, based on ground-breaking advances developed at the Institute of Neuroinformatics (University of Zurich, ETH Zurich). It provides dedicated full-stack solutions, with processors achieving ultra-low- power consumption and ultra-low-latency performance.
AVAtronics | Jeyran Hezaveh | www.avatronics.com IoT
AVAtronics has developed a breakthrough, high performance, wideband Digital Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) technology that minimizes unwanted/disruptive audio noise for applications in phones, conferencing units, smart TVs, smart speakers, headphones, hearing aid, automotive and more.
be.care | Nicolas Bourdillon | www.becare.swiss Health & Sports
be.care’s inCORPUS app is a unique non-invasive methodology evaluating the user’s health status and proposing remediations. It relies on heart rate variability as starting point to assess the health status. The team is comprised of world-renowned experts that have been conducting research on elite athletes for 20 years.
CertX | Jens Henkner | www.certx.com Autonomous Systems
CertX is worldwide among the first certification bodies for functional safety and cyber-security. It offers product and processes certification according to the latest standards, as well as staff training, delivering expertise in domains such as cyber-security, industrial machinery and robotics, automotive and railway.
Deep Cube | Matt Morawski | www.deepcube.ch AI
Artificial intelligence technologies for healthcare diagnosis in real time. AI for oncology, biology, neurosciences and ophthalmology. Embedded AI for med tech imaging devices using AI models on chips for real time diagnosis. New PaaS Cloud platform answers the need for collective intelligence in medical diagnosis and provides AI education for doctors.
Fixposition | Zhenzhong Su | www.fixposition.com Drones & Robotics
Fixposition provides robust high accuracy navigation and positioning solutions for autonomous vehicles, including drones, robots and self-driving cars, with already 5 paying B2B customers. Fixposition is an ETH spinoff, currently incubated by the European Space Agency Business incubation center.
Flybotix | Samir Bouabdallah | www.flybotix.com Drones & Robotics
Drones adoption for industrial inspection has started, but flight time is still a strong limitation. Flybotix technology aims to double the flight time of compact drones. The technology allows to build a 350mm, dual rotor, collision tolerant drone without any servo motors. The technology is usable in virtually any drone application.
Foodcoin Group | Gregory Arzumanian | www.foodcoin.io Blockchain
FOODCOIN ECOSYSTEM (FCE) is a blockchain for global food and agriculture, digitizing the global food market. It solves three fundamental issues of the food industry: Food supply chain traceability, reduction of the administrative costs by eliminating the middlemen, direct marketing and communication with end users.
holo|one | Dominik Trost | www.holo-one.com AR
holo|one is a Swiss startup that has developed the world’s first Augmented Reality platform solution (sphere) for the B2B market. After a Seed Investment of 1.2m USD, the product already underwent 3 paid PoCs at companies such as AIRBUS and is now on the market with the first customers paying licensing fees.
iniVation | Christy Aerne | www.inivation.com AI
iniVation is developing neuromorphic vision systems. The bio- inspired intelligent technology offers unprecedented advantages over conventional machine vision systems: ultra-low response latency, low data rates, high dynamic range and ultra-low power consumption.
Jinn-Bot Robotics & Design | Roger Seeberger | www.jinn-bot.com Drones & Robotics
Jinn-Bot today develops humanoid robots that can compete internationally. By using a 3D-Printing technique, the robots are custom-made and locally produced, according to individual customer requirements. Decentralized (local) Manufacturing & Service next to the customer.
Mercury Kinetics | Martin Kawalski | www.snowcookiesports.com Health & Sports
Mercury Kinetics AG created Snowcookie, a connected sports platform. Using a hardware/software solution, it enables people to improve their skiing technique in 2-3 days by providing actionable guidance to both amateurs and professionals. Safety features like muscle fatigue monitoring reduce the risk of injuries.
Modulos | Kevin Schawinksi | www.modulos.ai AI
Modulos develops an automated machine learning platform to learn and deploy the latest AI models. Given data, everything from data cleaning, to model selection and architecture search, to quality control is automated. Modulos is an ETH Zurich spinoff, comprised of ETH professors and researchers in AI and machine learning.
Morphean | Rodrigue Zbinden | www.morphean.com IoT
With 70+ partners across Europe, Morphean is a leader in secure service platform delivering smart Video Surveillance, Business Intelligence and Access Control. Morphean’s secure cloud platform makes cameras and IoT devices intelligent and drives efficiencies by generating actionable insights using cloud and AI.
Rovenso | Thomas Estier | www.rovenso.com Drones & Robotics
Rovenso develops agile robots that perform security and safety monitoring of industrial sites. They patrol fully autonomously in and around buildings, detecting intrusions, thefts and safety anomalies that can cause fires or liquid and gas leaks. Rovenso is a Swiss startup of EPFL, based in Switzerland with offices in Shenzhen.
Shift Cryptosecurity | Elvis Požek | www.shiftcrypto.ch Blockchain
Founded in 2015 as a spinoff of ETH Zurich, Shift Cryptosecurity’s aim is to become the premier crypto engineering company in the world by building solutions for cryptocurrencies and blockchains. Shift targets both individuals and businesses with its flagship product, the BitBox, available in over 100 countries.
SOMNIACS | Lazar Tosic | www.birdly.com AR
SOMNIACS is an immersive technology company – at the forefront of virtual reality. Founded in 2015 to support the commercial rollout of Birdly® products, SOMNIACS develops next generation VR immersive experiences. BIRDLY® was created in 2013 as a design research project at the Zürich University of the Arts.
Spectroplast | Manuel Schaffner | www.spectroplast.com IoT
As the World’s 1st, Spectroplast introduces Silicones to the World of Additive Manufacturing. They manufacture high precision, true silicone parts for applications ranging from sealing solutions to life- enhancing medical products. No moulds are required, cutting costs and time.
Tombooks | Alexis Steinmann | www.tomplay.com Music
Tomplay interactive scores allow musicians to play along with an orchestra. Controlling the tempo of the music, looping selected passages and recording yourself makes music learning a unique and exciting experience. With 12’000 scores available, it is used by more than 400,000 musicians in 50 countries.
xFarm | Matteo Vanotti | www.xfarm.ag IoT
The increasing farming regulations and consumer attention to the origin of the food they eat create new challenges for farmers. xFarm is a platform created by a farmer to leverage data. Collecting and analyzing data reduces paperwork and increases efficiency, sustainability and traceability of agricultural products.
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Source: Press release