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News item | 23-11-2022 | 17:24

The Netherlands’ CES 2023 delegation includes 40 startups in Eureka Park and 30 scale-ups in the Venetian Expo, with tech solutions that span sustainability and circularity, energy transition, battery tech, health and wellness, sports, safety, 5G, IoT, communications, space, nanotech, sensors, drones and robots, AI, big data, security, blockchain, AR/VR, edtech, quantum computing, integrated photonics, enterprise solutions and the future of work.

AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO – Returning for the seventh consecutive year, The Kingdom of the Netherlands , today announced the 70 Dutch startup and scale-up tech companies who will take part in the Netherlands (NL Tech) Pavilions,  January 5-8 in Las Vegas at CES 2023, the global stage for innovation.

Dutch ingenuity and innovation has played a significant role in the world’s evolution over the past centuries. The 40 startup and 30 scale-up companies participating in the NL Pavilions at CES 2023 focus heavily on “Tech for a Responsible Future” and span a wide berth of tech categories that will define future economies, including: sustainability, electric and solar powered vehicles, battery tech, smart cities and smart homes, energy storage, health and wellness, AI and quantum computing, AR/VR, robotics, sensors and more.

The Netherlands Startup Pavilion will be located in Eureka Park (Hall G, Booth 62100) in the Venetian Expo, and the Netherlands Next Level Pavilion will be located upstairs in the Venetian Expo(Hall A-C, Booth 55332). Preview the CES 2023 NL Tech Pavilion companies here .

The Netherlands is one of Europe’s largest technology hubs, with 2.6 times as many startups per-one-million residents as the European average — and is ranked among the top five globally in terms of public technology companies in total market capitalization.

“The Netherlands sees entrepreneurship and innovation as essential to address the world’s most urgent challenges," said HRH Prince Constantijn van Oranje, Special Envoy to Techleap.nl.  “The presentation of 70 impact ventures at the NL Pavilions at CES 2023 demonstrates the Netherlands’ ambition to lead positive societal change. Over the years we have experienced that CES offers an outstanding opportunity for our Dutch startups and scale-ups to engage with an international audience of like-minded tech entrepreneurs, investors, potential partners and the media.”

The 70 Dutch technology companies and their solutions featured at CES 2023 include:

SUSTAINABILITY AND CIRCULARITY:

  • AgXeed: Designs, builds and delivers autonomous units for agriculture. (Startup)
  • CarbonX: New carbon material that helps tire makers meet the increasing demand for sustainability, safety and performance. (Startup)
  • Dayrize: The global leader for rapid climate impact assessment of consumer products.(Startup)
  • GSES: One-stop sustainability platform, translating over 550 existing international sustainability standards into a universal score and explanation. (Scale-up)
  • iTapToo: A zero-waste solution to refill bottles with a healthy delicious alternative to traditional sodas. (Startup)
  • Leadax: Manufacturers of highly circular and sustainable flat roofing made from unusable plastic waste. (Scale-up)
  • OneThird: Predicts shelf-life of fresh produce, enabling real-time decisions in the food supply chain and prevents food waste. (Startup and CES Innovation Award Honoree)
  • Orbisk: Monitors and reduces food waste in professional kitchens by employing progressive AI technology that improves sustainability and profitability. (Startup)
  • RanMarine: Developer of the patented WasteShark, the world’s first autonomous aquadrone that cleans pollution from waterways and collects data about water quality. (Scale-up)
  • Steambox Self-heating, rechargeable lunch box that allows you to enjoy a hot meal anywhere, anytime.  (Startup)
  • Wastewatchers: AI-driven forecasting and food waste monitoring for food service companies. (Startup)

ENERGY TRANSITION AND BATTERY TECHNOLOGY:

  • Advanced Climate Systems: Next-gen building intelligence for installation and property management. (Scale-up and CES Innovation Award Honoree)
  • eLstar Dynamics: Patented technology for manufacturing the world’s most effective, versatile, attainable dynamic glass. (Startup)
  • Greener Power Solutions: Reduces the CO2 footprint of temporary power markets by using its own fleet of large batteries and in-house energy management software. (Scale-up)
  • Ixora: Manufacturer of future generation electronic and immersion cooling technologies that contribute to the energy transition. (Scale-up)
  • LeydenJar: Creator of a sustainable super battery that uses ultra-thin pure silicon battery anodes to produce Li-Ion batteries that possess 70% more energy density than current battery designs, and produce a lower CO2 footprint with significant cost savings. (Scale-up and CES Innovation Award Honoree)
  • Nowi: A semiconductor company that specializes in the development of energy-harvesting power management technology for consumer electronics and IoT devices. (Scale-up)
  • Supersola: Plug-and-play solar panels. Works on wall sockets worldwide. (Scale-up and CES Innovation Award Honoree).

HEALTH, SPORTS AND SAFETY:

  • Alphabeats: EEG-based mental training that uses music and neurofeedback to improve performance in elite athletes. (Startup and CES Innovation Award Honoree)
  • Absolute Audio Labs (AAL): Audio software for the hearing impaired. (Scale-up)
  • AYAVAYA: A “magic cabin” that uses patented, scientifically-tested technology to reduce stress and recharge the user’s energy, focus and mental balance within 20 minutes. (Startup)
  • ChatLicense: AI-powered gamified platform to make a diploma part of owning a smartphone. (Startup)
  • Crdl: Human-centered interaction design to create meaningful connections between people with physical or cognitive impairment and their caregivers. (Startup and CES Innovation Award Honoree)
  • Kepler Vision: AI-powered sensor technology that recognizes falls in elderly care within less than one minute; the most reliable fall detection technology in healthcare. (Scale-up)
  • Moovd: Bridges the gap between the growing (digital) healthcare needs of patients who don’t have therapists and the lack of psychologists. (Startup)
  • Neurocast: True, passive patient monitoring that provides doctors and researchers with 24/7 digital biomarkers for measuring patient performance based on real-world evidence. GDPR and HIPAA compliant and ISO 27001 certified. (Startup)
  • Nostics: Instant, accessible, reliable testing for viruses and bacteria, including the world’s smallest portable bacteria identification lab that uses cloud-based, machine learning algorithms to identify bacterial species in five minutes, without the need for expert users or expensive lab infrastructure. (Startup)
  • ​​NOWATCH: The world’s first ‘Awareable’ – a wrist-worn health device and app that combines bio-tracking with mindfulness and real-time feedback about movement, sleep, stress and recovery tools to restore balance faster and help you live in the NOW. (Startup)
  • SmartQare: Medical 24/7 monitoring solution for data-driven clinical decision support in remote patient care. (Startup)
  • SOVN: In-ear wearable that detects and reduces excessive teeth grinding and clenching. (Startup and CES Innovation Award Honoree)
  • TrueKinetix: Invented and launched the world's first robotic smart bike. (Scale-up and CES Innovation Award Honoree)
  • VRelax: Scientifically-validated virtual reality app to relieve stress and improve mental health. (Startup)

AR/VR:

  • Dimenco: Simulated Reality (SR) display technology that allows you to experience virtual 3D objects in your own environment — without the use of glasses or other wearables. (Scale-up)
  • Xinaps: Deliver cloud-based solutions for the AEC (Architecture, Engineering and Construction) industry to improve the quality of building data and contribute to a more efficient and simpler building process. (Startup)

SMART CITIES AND SMART MOBILITY:

  • Hydraloop: Integrating clean tech, decentralized water recycling solutions in residential and commercial real estate to solve a growing worldwide scarcity of freshwater supply. (Scale-up and CES Innovation Award Honoree)
  • Squad Mobility: The world’s first Solar City Car for sharing and private use. The ultimate smart urban mobility solution for emissions, congestion and parking. (Scale-up)
  • Trunkrs: Same and next-day delivery service striving for 100% emission-free delivery. (Scale-up)

5G, IOT, COMMUNICATIONS AND SPACE:

  • Capestone: One-stop-shop distributor and service provider of 5G, IoT and AR hardware and connectivity. (Scale-up)
  • Dexper Digital Events: VOD platform that streamlines hosting world-class digital events. (Scale-up)
  • Homey: Unifies all smart home products in a single smart home hub. (Scale-up)
  • InPhocal: A unique, concentric laser beam that reduces the need for ink and is 2.5 times faster than printing. (Startup)
  • Livery Video: an irresistibly fun, shoppable and engaging video platform for businesses, media and influencers. (Startup)
  • Nuwa: A magical new way to write digitally. Groundbreaking camera system for stunning details. Powered by the world’s most efficient 5 mm chip. (Startup)
  • Occam Dx: A disruptive, real-time, accurate diagnostic platform using simple nanoelectronics that can detect a single virus particle. (Startup)
  • SODAQ: Durable tracking and sensing solutions, producing solar-powered IoT hardware for enterprise-sized deployments. (Scale-up)
  • Tradecast: The Tradecast Video Management System brings industry-leading tools to every content owner looking to become an independent broadcaster. (Scale-up)
  • Whispp: AI-powered speech technology that converts whispered speech into the person’s natural voice, wíth the intonation and emotion you intended, in real time. (Startup)

NANOTECHNOLOGY, SENSORS, DRONES AND ROBOTS:

  • Addoptics: Scale prototyping and production with affordable, industrial-quality optics. (Scale-up)
  • MantiSpectra: NIR (Near Infrared) spectroscopy on a miniaturized spectral chip that can accurately measure material properties in real-time using just light. Enables portable NIR spectroscopy. (Startup)
  • Morphotonics: Nanotechnology for micro and nano-scale surfaces for nextgen mobile device screens, immersive AR glasses, higher efficiency solar panels and high-accuracy sensors. (Scale-up)
  • Sorama: Ground-breaking acoustic cameras used globally within OEM and RD acoustic, design departments, noise reduction, smart cities, smart stadiums and industrial inspection. (Scale-up)
  • Starnus Technology: Developers of a highly flexible autonomous mobile robot (AMR) solution, which allows third-party logistics (3PL) companies to deal with their rapidly changing operations. (Startup)

AI, BIG DATA, BLOCKCHAIN AND SECURITY:

  • BrainCreators: AI-powered digital inspector. (Scale-up)
  • Bubl Cloud: Restarting privacy safe innovation on personal data, by enabling innovators to create privacy-safe services in the cloud. (Startup)
  • IntrinsicID: Provider of security IP for embedded systems based on Physical Unclonable Functions (PUF) technology. (Scale-up)
  • Naya: Develops an ecosystem that empowers digital creators. Naya Create is a modular keyboard that increases efficiency, flexibility and health. (Startup)
  • TokenMe: Breakthrough construction-monitoring solution, improving productivity, safety and security using mobile sensors, AI and real-time dashboard. (Startup and CES Innovation Award Honoree)

QUANTUM COMPUTING AND INTEGRATED PHOTONICS:

  • Quix Quantum: The world’s most powerful Quantum Photonic Processor for photonic quantum computing and information processing. (Scale-up)
  • Sencure: Medical device company that develops high-end chips and medical wearables to accelerate and improve remote-patient monitoring. (Startup)

EDTECH:

  • RobotWise: Interactive, gamified programs for talent development with social robots as a tool, for schools and organizations. (Startup)

ENTERPRISE SOLUTIONS:

  • Budget2Pay: A B2B digital platform that connects supply and demand together in a paperless world. (Startup)
  • UpMarqt: Accurately matches businesses with freelance talent within minutes. (Startup)

FUTURE OF WORK:

  • BUBTY: Flexible workforce management in a single system. (Startup)
  • DialogueTrainer: Nexten simulation platform for conversation training. (Scale-up and CES Innovation Award Honoree)
  • EZ Factory: SaaS-based platform for optimizing operational effectiveness and efficiency of factory floor operations. (Scale-up)
  • WorkBoost: WorkBoost app and dashboard are a micro-activation and feedback software system designed to provide managers, consultants and coaches the necessary insights to maximize engagement. (Startup and CES Innovation Award Honoree)

Interested media and analysts who want to schedule an interview before or during CES 2023, please contact NLatCES2023@wearemgp.com.

About the Kingdom of the Netherlands

The Netherlands strives to solve societal and economic challenges with local and international partners. The country ranks sixth on the Global Innovation Index, and Amsterdam is one of the fastest growing ecosystems in Europe. As a trading nation, the Netherlands has continuously ranked as one of the top five foreign investors in the U.S. for multiple years, making the Netherlands the number one country with which the U.S. maintains a trade surplus. More than 955K jobs in the United States are the result of the strong economic relations with the Netherlands.