Manuel de la Fuente – president of NERIO Conseil – was part of the founding team of Devialet, where he drove for nearly 9 years the commercial development of the company. Subsequently, he launched his subsidiary in the United States. With this dual strategic and operational expertise, it now helps start-ups and SMEs to accelerate their development in new markets.
He helps Technis by providing a short- and long-term vision of the company and a clear strategy in its developpement in the security and healthcare market.
Technis a eu l’honneur d’être choisi par Aéroport de Paris pour présenter sa solution de comptage dans le cadre de la journée „Smart Airport et optimisation de la mobilité“ en octobre dernier.
Nous y avons donc présenté notre innovation permettant d’améliorer les conditions de mobilités des passagers et du personnel des plateformes aéroportuaires, tout en aidant à faire respecter les conditions de sécurité.
Notre produit de revêtement de sol intelligent Technis Counting permettra d’optimiser la mobilité des passagers et aidera les opérateurs de la sécurité aéroportuaire dans leur travail au quotidien.
Et c’est non sans fierté que Technis est reparti avec le 1er prix (parmi 17 autres start-ups présentes pour l’occasion) lors la journée Airport Start up day organisée par Paris Aéroport !
Ce qui permettra à Technis de s’envoler pour la prochaine édition du CES à Las Vegas en janvier 2020 !
The Lausanne-based startup is taking a major step in its expansion with a second fundraising of $1.4 million, bringing the total investment since its inception to nearly $3 million. An investment that will support marketing and sales of its product into the healthcare market, expected to begin in the first quarter of 2020.
Wiktor Bourée, founder and CEO of Technis.
Technis is in the process of marketing its new offer, Technis Care, the first integrated solution detecting falls and preventing various high-risk situations in healthcare institutions and retirement homes. With the agreement of residents, the solution is deployed under the floor in their rooms and allows for long-term monitoring of their health state. Data related to their physical activity is captured through the floor: number of steps, movement speed and fall detection. This in turn will allow medical staff to drastically improve diagnosis and personalization of the resident’s health care.
Wiktor Bourrée, CEO of Technis: „The flooring market is undergoing a profound transformation and represents millions of square meters installed every day around the world.
Technis connects infrastructures to render them more secure, all the while ensuring the independence of people living there. This funding will help us accelerate our deployment into medical institutions.
Technis‘ development is supported by a strong advisory board, including former CEO of AXA Global Property & Casualty, Gaëlle Olivier.
Olivier Vialle, advisor of Technis, and previously Partner at PwC Strategy is delighted: „Technis disrupts in two ways: an intelligent flooring technology already operational for dozens of customers, and an innovative and profitable business model. Turning the floor into a service is the future of connected infrastructure. I believe Technis to be the clear market leader. “
A concrete application of artificial intelligence already on the market
Technis, a startup from EPFL founded by Wiktor Bourée in 2016, analyzes and provides data for the management and optimization of infrastructures through connected flooring solutions. A thin layer of connected sensors placed under the floor, combined with artificial intelligence, captures and collects a large amount of data related to movement and activity of people in infrastructures, captured in real-time. Applications for the technology include counting people traffic, detecting falls, or triggering alarms – all of this through a truly non-intrusive solution.
With 14 innovation awards, the Technis solution has already been rolled out in several well-known institutions in the facility management market. Their list of customers includes the prestigious CERN, SciencesPo Paris, ISS, Palexpo and the Fondation Beyeler.