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Six Swiss Startups Awarded at CES ASIA 2019

Author:, Ritah Ayebare Nyakato
CES Asia 2019 Innovation Award #Winners
CES Asia 2019 Innovation Award #Winners

#SWISSTECH has been once again well received in the Asian market. Six of the 22 startups in the Swiss Pavilion at CES Asia have received honors in the CES Asia Innovation Awards for their uniqueness and outstanding design. Switzerland Innovation supported the event as a partner of the Swiss Pavilion.

On June 11th, the CES Asia trade show opened doors to the entire tech ecosystem. Participants gathered to build brands, forged partnerships and celebrated the best in consumer tech. The focus themes for this year show included transportation tech, AI, 5G and startups from around the world. More than 550 exhibiting companies, including 115 startups, showcased their innovations to the audience. 

The Swiss Pavilion also placed #SWISSTECH in the spotlight enabling startups to gain maximum exposure in the Asian market. Swissnex China and its partners hosted 22 startups in the Swiss Pavilion. 

One of the highlights of the trade fair was the “CES Asia Innovation Awards”, which recognises startups that have outstanding design and engineering in new-to-market products across 20 categories. For this 2019 honorees, a panel of judges has bestowed honorees to 55 startups, of which six startups are from Switzerland. 

DynapCNN, a solution of aiCTX AG designed for neuromorphic computing for advanced signal processing in wearable medical device, won the category Artificial Intelligence and the Non-invasive health monitoring solution inCORPUS by won the category Health.

Spectroplast, developing a Silicone 3D Printing Solutions won the category 3D Printing; ROVéo, designed by ROVENSO for safety monitoring won the Robotics category. The award for green technologies went to the agritech startup Xfarm for its smart platform for farm management, and Tomplay, the smart audio solution for musicians developed by Tombooks out-competed contesters in the category Audio.