Company. History. Milestones.
Genesis and development of the company bNovate Technologies
bNovate Technologies SA was founded in 2011 with the goal to be a leader in the field of automated cell analysis. The company is based at the Innovation Park of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne (EPFL).
We started our activities with a few people focused on innovation. Today, bNovate Technologies SA has grown into a strong team of scientific experts and managers who can address the challenge of developing the most demanding, fully automated analysis instruments.
In order to get closer to our users, we established a new Marketing & Sales department in Zürich in 2020 .
In addition to our cell detection instruments for drinking water that we distribute directly and through our distribution partners, we also develop specific integrated instruments for clients.
The bNovate team in 2015
Milestones for bNovate and BactoSense
A lot has happened since our foundation in 2011!
bNovate won the Global Freshwater Challenge, organized by UpLink - World Economic Forum (WEF) and HCL Tech
Two patents granted, Trademark for "bNovate" and "BactoSense" and ICC cartridge introduction
Spin-off from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
Transfer of BactoSense Sales from Sigrist to bNovate and formation of a Sales&Marketing team
Start of BactoSense project at EPFL
Foundation of bNovate
Sarl (Ltd.), by Dr. Simon Künzi and Prof. Dr. Peter Ryser
The bNovate team at the summer event 2022