Twinsity secures major funding from European Innovation Council Accelerator to take infrastructure inspection to the next level
● Twinsity receives €2.5 million in funding from the European Innovation Council Accelerator (EIC).
● Leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning, Twinsity’s Twinspect platform increases operational reliability and efficiency when monitoring critical assets such as bridges and oil platforms.
● Twinsity aims to transform customer workflows through customisable integration. Thanks to drone-captured digital twins, Twinsity’s customers are able to inspect and document their physical infrastructure 10 times faster than with visual inspections.
Kassel, Germany, 5 July 2023 – Twinsity, the leading deep-tech startup specialising in AI-based infrastructure inspection, is thrilled to announce its recent success in securing a €2.5-million funding round from the prestigious European Innovation Council Accelerator (EIC). This significant funding not only validates Twinsity’s outstanding achievements to date but also drives the company towards further development and expansion on a global scale.
Twinsity has distinguished itself in the technology industry with its unique and innovative AI-based automated inspection platform for large infrastructure assets, such as bridges, dams, and oil and gas refineries. By harnessing the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning, Twinsity’s Twinspect platform increases operational safety and efficiency, providing its customers with unparalleled insights and proactive maintenance solutions. The platform enables expert teams to gain a comprehensive understanding of asset conditions, facilitating accurate decision making and proactive maintenance planning.
Twinsity has achieved special recognition in the EIC’s highly competitive funding programme for its future-oriented innovations and its advanced work in the field of infrastructure monitoring. As a testament to the company’s achievements, Twinsity was not only granted €2.5 million in funding but has also been selected by the European Union as a prime example of success. The EIC Accelerator serves as a springboard for breakthrough innovation, providing substantial support to innovative companies with ideas that have exceptional market potential and the ability to revolutionise industries. This funding initiative, provided by the European Union, combines financial assistance and support services to empower companies to take risks, develop pioneering technologies and contribute to a sustainable economy.
The funding from the European Innovation Council Accelerator will be instrumental in driving Twinsity’s continued growth and enabling the realisation of its ambitious goals. Twinsity plans to use the funds to enhance its core technologies, accelerate research and development efforts, and expand its team of industry-leading experts.
“We are incredibly honoured to receive this funding from the European Innovation Council Accelerator, as it reflects the immense potential of our AI-based automated inspection platform”, said Fabien Chalas, Founder and CEO of Twinsity. “This investment will fuel our mission to transform the way large infrastructure is inspected and maintained, ultimately increasing operational safety and minimising risk. We are excited to continue empowering industries to thrive in a safer and more efficient manner.”
Theo Woik, Managing Partner of C3 Venture Capital, Twinsity’s first institutional investor, said: ”We were convinced from the beginning that Twinspect would be able to automate most of the work associated with large-scale infrastructure inspections. Twinspect has the potential to transform the infrastructure inspection industry, both by reducing costs 10-fold and by predicting maintenance needs on a regular basis. Digital twins captured by drones combined with AI-driven analytics will be the industry standard in the near future; with the strong support of the EIC, Twinsity is advancing the industry.”
As Twinsity embarks on this new phase of growth, the company remains committed to pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the deep tech sector. Leveraging the funding from the European Innovation Council Accelerator, Twinsity aims to strengthen its position as an industry leader, expand its global reach, and forge strategic partnerships with key players in the large infrastructure sector.
Twinsity is a pioneering technology company specialising in AI-driven solutions for infrastructure inspection, with a clear mission to improve operational safety and extend the life of critical infrastructure worldwide. Twinsity develops an advanced inspection platform that leverages artificial intelligence, drone technology, and digital twins to enable continuous, efficient, and data-driven monitoring of essential assets such as bridges and oil platforms. Twinsity’s collaborative platform empowers teams of experts to gain a comprehensive understanding of the condition of assets, to ensure accurate decision making. With Twinspect, users can capture a complete inspection history over the entire lifecycle of assets, providing valuable insights and facilitating proactive maintenance planning. Twinsity is a privately held company based in Germany.