South East BIC client Plantquest features in the Global Startup Heat Map

The heat map  highlights the 5 Top Startups enabling Heavy Industrial Facility Management.


The insights of this data-driven analysis are derived from the Big Data & Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered StartUs Insights Discovery Platform, covering 2 093 000+ startups & scaleups globally. The platform gives you an exhaustive overview of emerging technologies & relevant startups within a specific field in just a few clicks.

The Global Startup Heat Map below reveals the distribution of the 405 exemplary startups & scaleups we analyzed for this research. Further, it highlights five heavy industry startups that we hand-picked based on criteria such as founding year, location, funding raised, and more. You get to explore the solutions of these five startups & scaleups in this report. 

WARP ensures Aerospace Quality Assurance
Founding Year: 2018
Location: Montreal, Canada
Innovate with WARP for Aerospace Manufacturing Operations Management

WARP is a Canadian startup that develops Wilbur, a quality assurance platform for the aerospace industry. It enables smart factories to improve the performance of manufacturing operations through the capture, structure, and analysis of data while ensuring data cleaning and structuring. The startup also provides workforces with mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) devices to capture clean, AI-ready data to reduce manual inputs and speed up analytics and corrective actions. This improves the manufacturing operations of aerospace factories while meeting the specific requirements of the heavily regulated industry.

PlantQuest simplifies Heavy Industrial Asset Tracking
Founding Year: 2018
Location: Waterford, Ireland
Collaborate with PlantQuest for Industrial Asset Management

Irish startup PlantQuest creates software solutions to streamline asset management operations. The startup’s product features an intuitive user interface to locate fixed and mobile assets with repositories of up-to-date plant information. In addition, it features data contextualization with a fully auditable management portal and tablet-based survey tools, among others. PlantQuest’s product allows oil, gas, and chemical manufacturers to facilitate the commissioning, operations, and maintenance of industrial facilities.

Aloxy aids Valve Monitoring
Founding Year: 2017
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Partner with Aloxy for Industrial Equipment Monitoring

Belgian startup Aloxy offers modular internet of things (IoT) technology and platforms for the petrochemical industry. The startup’s valve monitoring solution, IIoT Hub, is deployable in the cloud and on-premise to process sensor data. It then manages the installation and configuration of connected devices, monitors and configures wireless networks, and ensures data integrity using digital twins. Aloxy’s IIoT sensors and hubs allow petrochemical manufacturers to reduce incidents, accidents, downtime, and, in turn, production loss.


Clever Solar Devices advances Photovoltaic (PV) Plant Monitoring
Founding Year: 2019
Location: Cirujales del Río, Spain
Reach out for Smart Solar Plant Maintenance

Clever Solar Devices is a Spanish startup that offers photovoltaic (PV) solar technologies to digitize solar plants. The startup’s PV plant monitoring solution, Clever Dx, is plug-and-play retrofittable hardware with any type of PV module. Clever Solar Devices’ AI-based platform enables real-time monitoring and diagnosis of PV modules. This removes much of the current manual inspection and maintenance performed in PV plants and increases the scalability of energy generation plants.

Fluid Intelligence facilitates Oil Waste Management
Founding Year: 2016
Location: Jyväskylä, Finland
Partner with Fluid Intelligence for Fluid Performance Forecasts

Finnish startup Fluid Intelligence provides continuous monitoring solutions for critical processes in heavy industries. The startup’s solution, Fluid Eye, forecasts fluid performance changes on machinery to enable early maintenance decisions and prevent downtimes. It also provides highly detailed information on oil quality, temperature, particle sizes and classes, particle types, oxidation, water, and additives. Fluid Intelligence’s solution enables production facilities, factories, processes, and equipment in heavy industries to reduce oil wastage while improving operations.

Source:  StartUs Insights






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