Startup matchmaking Apr 2019 web2


Logistics Startups on the Pitch

On April 24th 2019, logistics startups from Luxembourg, Germany and the US presented their pitch in front of industry experts followed by pre-arranged 1:1 matchmaking sessions between start-ups and corporates. The second matchmaking event with logistics Startups in Luxembourg was organised by the Ministry of Mobility and Public Works, the Cluster for Logistics and the German company CorpPearls. The session was concluded by the award for the best Startup.

The nine participating companies (see their presentations below) had three minutes to present their showcase to the 50 guests that attendants the event at the Ministry of Mobility and Public Works. Two minutes of Q&A were added to give more specific insights into the projects. After the session, the startup managers had the opportunity to meet potential clients and investors during one-to-one meetings.

EY sponsored the Award for best Startup

For the first time, the matchmaking event offered a prize for the best pitch/project. The attendees elected Re:Charge with its mobile battery charging station project. The prize was sponsored by EY and included a cheque of 1.000 Euro.

Download the presentations below and check out their activities.

Luxembourg Startups

CLEAR LOGISTICS offers a cloud-based freight tendering platform for all modes. The platform is user-friendly and enables you to accelerate and structure your freight tendering processes. Thanks to its advanced technology, the tool allows you to easily set up tenders, upload data and connect with your carriers, while comparing the tender results at the click of a mouse. Moreover, it contains a powerful reporting and scenario-building module that gives you the in-depth analysis you are looking for.

SUMY (Sustainable Urban Mobility and Logistics) is a startup company that provides ecologistics and sustainable urban transport solutions for the food and pharmaceutical distribution sector. SUMY innovates through its circular and intelligent approach but also by using green technologies which allow to significantly reduce the negative impacts of transport operations on the environment and to contribute to the growth in volume of goods delivered per hour to its customers. SUMY is the first Belgian company that use commercial vehicles for transport of goods powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and equipped with a silent refrigerating system. In addition, tours are mainly performed at night or off-peak hours.

Firis connects machines and workers with augmented and cross reality by  developing assistive tools and applications for  industrial workers: manned work, maintenance, engineering, safety and training. The main value proposition of our solution is to augment process and workers by  layering metadata and controls coming from physical sensors and machines via  a virtual interface (in  virtual reality or  augmented reality): aka Cross Reality. The goal is to provide process information, documentation and machine control, on  the fly, in real time and more importantly in a natural way, to the user. It can be used for employee training on specific processes or safety rules, assist maintenance workers,  prevent incidents by providing visual alerts and data (vehicle collision, visual geo fencing...), provide the ability to remote control machines and small vehicles via a virtual interface. The company targets B2B markets in Industry, utilities, logistics and urban tech.

Easy4Pro is a digital platform which connects shippers and carriers all around the world in a very simple way. The startup is part of the On-demand Transport European leader Redspher group. 
After 3 years of activity, Easy4Pro has rapidly achieved a global success, and is already operating in more than 40 countries. The company has offices in France, Luxembourg, Portugal and the United States, and has been implemented by several worldwide companies such as Faurecia, Thyssenkrupp, Renault, Yazaki, Adient or Grupo Antolin. 
The startup offers to manufacturers the opportunity to save time and money, to work with standard and full transparent ordering and execution processes, as well as to make better strategic choices based on a business intelligence tools. 

German Startups

RE:Charge is a young startup from the Ruhr area in Germany, founded by a group of friends from the university Duisburg-Essen in 2018. The vision of RE:Charge is to develop sustainable, future-oriented and intelligent energy supply solutions for electric vehicles in the B2B and B2C sector.  In the long term, our RE:Charge modules are to be used in all urban living spaces and charge all electric vehicles. In the medium term they are to be placed on factory premises, in multi-story car parks, at ports and airports to charge electric vehicle.

ViSenSys (Visual Sensor Systems) develops and distributes Intelligent Observers (IO), consisting of a distributed multi-camera system and image processing software, for customers with a high automation need of human observation. The use of an IO leads to a relief and support of the human observers or to a complete automation and thus to a more efficient personnel employment. ViSenSys offers a variable and scalable combination of hardware and software components.

SKIDER by Smart Robotic Systems is a drone automation system with a focus on integrating automated drones into industrial processes. SKIDER is a modular tool that can be individually tailored to fit customer needs. Its primary use case is drone automation for regular or incident inspection tasks. SKIDER decreases mental load for the operator while allowing to take the previously required pilot out of the loop.

DepotCity is building a technology-driven, transparent and flexible solution for fulfillment and e-Commerce tracking. No more hassle with long-lasting on boarding processes, binding long-term commitments, non-transparent costs and item tracking. e-Commerce control tower made easy with DepotCity. Creating an online shop or listing products in established online portals is quick and easy. Its DepotCity mission to make the e-Commerce logistics as quick and easy, so merchants can focus on their core: producing and selling great products.

SensorTransport It is time to re-think your logistics network. You manage 1,000s of shipments all over the world. Each of them is out of your custody, visibility, and control. You are at the mercy of providers and antiquated IT systems. Let’s change that. By giving you the control you demand. By making use of advancements in IoT and Mobile App technology innovating within antiquated supply chains is now possible. With low-cost sensors and a network of branded mobile apps you will collect real-time, actionable data from your supply chain network.