Innosuisse approved 53 companies to receive fundings from its Swiss Accelerator program

Zaphiro Technologies has been granted a CHF 2.5m funding from Innosuisse (Swiss Innovation Agency) in the context of the Swiss Accelerator program. This funding is an important milestone for Zaphiro, since it allows to accelerate the development and commercialization of Zaphiro’s cutting-edge grid monitoring products. 

The call for project received more than 750 applications. Zaphiro went through a three-stage deep assessment process and is among the 53 innovation projects finally selected to receive the funding. The program supports SMEs with exceptional innovation and growth potential. Innosuisse has recognized the high quality of Zaphiro’s PMU-based smart grid solution “SynchroGuard” and provides these funds to further develop and industrialize this technology. 

Zaphiro’s SynchroGuard offers an elegant grid monitoring solution that enables grid operators to take fast, accurate, and cost-effective operational decisions. With SynchroGuard, utilities can safely integrate large quantities of renewables and electric vehicles while simultaneously improving the quality of service for electricity customers.


About Zaphiro Technologies

Zaphiro Technologies is a leading Swiss cleantech startup that develops an innovative smart grid technology helping electrical utilities integrate more clean energy technologies in the electricity grids, while maintaining high quality of service for their customers and optimizing system costs. Zaphiro was founded in 2017 as a spin-off of EPFL, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, and counts several well-known power utility customers in Europe, North America, Middle East, and Asia. Learn more

About Innosuisse 

Innosuisse is the Swiss Innovation Agency. Its role is to promote science-based innovation in the interest of the economy and society in Switzerland. Innosuisse accelerates the transfer of knowledge from research to industry and helps innovations and start-ups to achieve a breakthrough on the market. As the Swiss Innovation Agency, they strengthen the competitiveness of Swiss SMEs and start-ups. By doing so, they contribute to the sustainable development and prosperity of Switzerland.