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13 Dutch startups that slayed at the most influential tech show in 2022

Dutch startups at CES 2022

The environment we are living in is subject to constant change. This is why the Netherlands strives to create tech solutions for a responsible future across many sectors. It ranges from fully electric cars to digital health solutions.

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) that took place in Las Vegas last week focused on business tech solutions in all genres. The recently concluded CES 2022 also followed the same trend and witnessed the participation of as many as 70 Dutch startups. Of these,13 startups have won the CES Innovation Awards in various categories. Notably, this is the highest number of awards bagged by startups in the Netherlands so far.

Here at TFN, we have listed the Dutch startups that have won awards at CES 2022.

Ferr-Tech
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Ferr-Tech

Founder/s: Johan Bult
Founded year: 2020
Total funding: NA

Headquartered in Meppel, Ferr-Tech is known for its Ferrate applications for industrial water treatment. Using its patented process, Ferr-Tech runs the waterlab and provides high-quality water testing, experiments and analysis. The company won the CES 2022 Innovation Award in the ‘Sustainability, Eco-Design & Smart Energy’ for its product FerSol, which is Ferrate(VI) in liquid form used for wastewater treatment.

InPhocal
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InPhocal

Founder/s: Kathy Vredeveldt, Martijn Boerkamp
Founded year: 2019
Total funding: NA

In the Embedded Technologies category of CES 2022 Innovation Awards, Eindhoven-based InPhocal has won the award. It has developed the next disrupting laser technology, which is a breakthrough solution that meets the growing need for more accurate, non-erasable, and sustainable product coding and labelling all over the world.

Its Patented InPhocal Optics reduces power requirements in laser cutting and increases the speed of cutting. Eventually, it enables more chips per wafer in the semiconductor industry, thereby increasing the yield of chip manufacturing.

Ocean Grazer
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Ocean Grazer

Founder/s: Marijn Rooij
Founded year: 2018
Total funding: NA

Another CES 2022 Innovation Award in the ‘Sustainability, Eco-Design & Smart Energy’ category has been awarded to Groningen-based Ocean Grazer for its product – Ocean Battery. It effectively takes hydrodam technology, which helps generate energy from falling water and brings it directly to the sea.

With this, excess renewable energy from offshore wind farms can be routed to the battery, pumping clean water from rigid underground reservoirs. The stored water-energy flows back from the flexible bladders to the low-pressure reservoirs, which then drive multiple hydro-turbines to generate electricity.

RanMarine Technology
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RanMarine Technology

Founder/s: Oliver Cunningham
Founded year: 2016
Total funding: $1.8M

Based out of Rotterdam, RanMarine Technology has won the CES 2022 Innovation Award in the ‘Drones & Unmanned Systems’ category. The company has developed a self-steering robot shark called WasteShark that purifies water. The robotic shark acts like an intelligent tool that swims around and removes dirt. Also, it collects data about the sea environment. It is the world’s first autonomous aquadrone designed for clearing marine plastic waste. At a running cost of 20 percent of other marine waste removal solutions, it is easy to operate and maintain as well.

VideowindoW
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VideowindoW

Founder/s: Remco Veenbrink, Mark Oudenhoven, Francisco Ayala Le Brun
Founded year: 2017
Total funding: NA

Having won the CES 2022 Innovation Award in the ‘Smart Cities’ category, Delft-based VideowindoW turns entire glass façades on existing buildings into huge transparent video screens. This is possible by superimposing a layer of video. VideowindoW is already installed in airports where commercial content instantly yields a return on investment. With this, the company combines immersive entertainment with glare and climate control. The transparent display tech will be used by Hague Airport and the Museum Jan Cunen in Oss.

Absolute Audio Labs
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Absolute Audio Labs

Founder/s: Aernout Arends
Founded year: 2016
Funding: NA

The Dutch scaleup Absolute Audio Labs has bagged the CES Innovation Award in the ‘Accessibility’ category. It offers software that makes speech more intelligible. PYOUR Eccellenza AI premium+ is the most feature-rich hearing aid in the world, with unmatched audio quality. These types of headphones can be provided with additional functions for the hearing impaired. The company has partnered with some of the largest global OEMs to integrate this technology into their next-gen products.

Avular
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Avular

Founder/s: Albert Maas, Gerbert van de Ven, Ramon Haken
Founded year: 2014
Funding: $2.2M

Another Eindhoven startup that has won the CES Innovation Award is Avular. The company has won the award under the ‘Robotics’ category. Avular has come up with the world’s first end-to-end solution for mobile robots. These solutions aim to build new mobile robot applications, turn existing machines into autonomous ones, and develop robust and scalable end products.

Dimenco
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Dimenco

fFounder/s: Bas Boggemann
Founded year: 2010
Funding: $2.8M

In the ‘Virtual & Augmented Reality’ category of CES Innovation Awards, Veldhoven-headquartered Dimenco bagged the award. The spin-off from Philips will demonstrate its new 3D technology for laptops dubbed Simulated Reality (SR). This tech brings the digital world to life and gives a natural presence to the static and flat images without any special glasses. The first consumer products based on this technology will be released this year.

Nowi
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Nowi

Founder/s: Omar Link, Simon van der Jagt
Founded year: 2015
Funding: $11.6M

Nowi from Delft has emerged has another winner in the ‘Embedded Technologies’ category of CES Innovation Awards. The breakthrough energy harvesting power management solution can power a wide range of consumer electronics and IoT devices with clean ambient energy. Called Nowi NH2, it aims to eliminate the use of polluting primary batteries, thereby solving one of the greatest challenges for smart and sustainable energy transition.

Urban Mobility Systems
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Urban Mobility Systems

Founder/s: Lars Kool
Founded year: 2016
Funding: NA

In the ‘Sustainability, Eco-Design & Smart Energy’ category, the third Dutch winner is Urban Mobility Systems. It has come up with the UMS Zero Emission kit, which offers a quick and efficient solution to convert diesel-driven construction machinery into clean, quiet zero-emission machines. In addition to new vehicles, it can be used to retrofit millions of existing excavators, cranes, and others, thereby giving them a new lease of life.

Crescent Medical
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Crescent Medical

Founder/s: Samy Ralph Andary
Founded year: 2017
Funding: NA

In the ‘Wearable Technologies’ category of CES Innovation Awards, we have Crescent Medical from Delft. The company has come up with Crescent Vision Live (CVL) AR-based headcam. It is the best tool to enable control of the ever-escalating healthcare cost. The CVL connects educators and learners, effortlessly, and is unrivalled when it comes to ease of use, clarity, and privacy. Also, it is touted to be the best tool available in the market to provide surgical footage to the surgical community worldwide.

Morphotonics
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Morphotonics

Founder/s: Bram Titulaer, Jan ter Meulen, Onno Lint, Rob van Erven
Founded year: 2014
Funding: NA

The Dutch startup Morphotonics has been awarded in the ‘Virtual & Augmented Reality’ category of CES 2022 Innovation Awards. The company’s Aurora 1100 comes as a fully integrated state-of-the-art nanoimprint production line for high-volume manufacturing. It can replicate nano/micron-size surface structures with high precision over extremely large areas to achieve the necessary economies-of-scale for the next generation of breakthrough consumer products.

Roseman Labs
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Roseman Labs

Founder/s: Niek Bouman
Founded year: 2020
Funding: NA

Breda-based Roseman Labs has won the CES Innovation Award in the ‘Cybersecurity & Personal Privacy’ category. It uses VDL (Virtual Data Lake) to take data collaboration to an all-new level and make this ever more important and complex process effortless and reduces the setup times for data partnerships. Also, it secures privacy and confidentiality.

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