Winterthur – The Innovation Booster Applied Circular Sustainability supports six companies with 15,000 Swiss francs each. Haelixa, Irmos Technologies, Studio Stoklossa, URBNC3, Rheiazymes and StadtOase won the competition.
The Innovation Booster Applied Circular Sustainability presents the six winning teams of its competition for innovative and sustainable circular economy solutions. According to a media release, they will be funded with 15,000 Swiss francs each. The winners are Haelixa, Irmos Technologies, Studio Stoklossa, URBNC3, Rheiazymes and StadtOase.
Haelixa from Kemptthal ZH has convinced with a technology thanks to which any number of information is packed into artificially generated DNA sequences. These tracers are mixed into a liquid by means of which they can be applied to various raw materials or products. For example, reprocessed textiles can also be traced in a tamper-proof manner, which promotes the circular economy.
Irmos Technologies from Zurich has developed an intelligent platform for building monitoring and predictive construction analysis. It should also help to extend the service life of bridges. This means that less construction work is required, resulting in lower CO2 emissions.
Studio Stoklossa has developed technology to help customers shop for bras digitally. With the development, the individual sizes can be mapped digitally. As a result, a personalized bra is produced with recyclable yarns.
URBNC3 from Zurich develops sandals from recyclable materials. According to the company, they are made personalized and can be worn longer.
Rheiazymes from Knonau ZH is revolutionizing the recycling of textiles with a biological process for extracting polyamide from PA/elastane blends. The technology will enable the recovery of polyamide from high-performance textiles such as swimwear, sportswear, underwear and medical socks.
StadtOase specializes in the production of climate-friendly building materials that can be reused as fillers in other applications. They can be deposited in the ground, for example, to rehabilitate agricultural land. ce/ssp