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The ZHAW School of Engineering supports the founding of new companies whose business models are based on academic research and development, thereby effectively promoting the translation of project results into market-ready products.

CoatChecker GmbH

CoatChecker GmbH focuses on quick and damage-free measurement of layer thickness in the millimetre range by using a technology based on a revolutionary photothermic process and digital signal processing. 


Dermolockin GmbH

DERMOLOCKIN GmbH develops and distributes active thermography-based systems for dermatological applications used for diagnosing skin conditions.


Fluxim AG

Fluxim AG develops and distributes R&D tools for the flat screen, lighting and solar cell industries. Their software is used to gain insight into device operation and for optimising device performance.


NM Numerical Modelling GmbH

NM Numerical Modelling GmbH is active in the field of Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) and offers services and simulation tools for small and medium enterprises.


NanoLockin GmbH

NanoLockin GmbH has developed an instrument for the detection and analysis of nano particles in a wide range of products. Their Lock-In-Thermography - an ultra-sensitive infrared imaging technology - enables the detection of nano particles in the most complex environments. 


Opus Néoi GmbH

Opus Néoi has developed a device to measure the thickness of skin layers and skin moisture. An app provides users with recommendations for products best suited for their skin type.


Share your Bicar AG

Share your Bicar AG develops a new vehicle tailored to urban mobility needs. While as space-saving, manoeuvrable and ecologically friendly as a bicycle, it provides shelter and comfort and is powered like an electric car.


SpinningBytes AG

SpinningBytes AG develops software which automatically analyses large data volumes. Relevant data is identified and extracted using machine learning algorithms.


Winterthur Instruments AG (Coatmaster AG)

Winterthur Instruments develops and sells devices for the measurement of thickness, thermal sheet resistance and other properties of coatings. The system is used for quality assurance and process control. 



The company Zarawind develops an innovative wind power system operating several hundred metres above ground. The system is compact, inexpensive and ecologically friendly and therefore perfectly suited for off-grid areas.