Mark Burke (left) and François Marti (right) at the Edison Awards Gala

Dynamic network monitoring solution honored for excellence alongside other innovators and innovations in the Critical Infrastructure category

Zaphiro Technologies has been awarded Silver in the 2023 Edison Awards. The company is being honored in the Critical Infrastructure category for its innovative smart grid solution. The Edison Awards™, named after the American inventor Thomas Alva Edison, recognizes some of the most innovative products and business leaders in the world with past winners including Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, General Motors and Genentech. The prestigious accolades honor excellence in new product and service development, marketing, design and innovation.

Zaphiro’s SynchroGuard offers an elegant grid monitoring solution that enables utilities to take fast, accurate, and cost-effective operational decisions. With SynchroGuard, utilities can safely integrate large quantities of renewable generators and EVs while simultaneously improving their quality of service.

“SynchroGuard is all about supporting the Utility of the Future, one that will intelligently manage distributed energy resources and continuously adapt to new consumer requirements.” – Paolo Romano, CEO Zaphiro Technologies

All nominations are reviewed by the Edison Awards Steering Committee with the final ballot being determined by an independent judging panel. The panel is comprised of more than 3,000 senior business executives and academics from the fields of product development, design, engineering, science, marketing and education, as well as past winners.

After thorough reviews by the judging panel, Zaphiro’s SynchroGuard has been nominated the Silver winner at the Edison Awards Gala on Thursday, April 20, 2023 in Fort Myers, FL. For more information on the Edison Awards, please visit Applications for the 2024 awards will open midyear, 2023.


About Zaphiro Technologies:

Founded in 2017 as a spin-off of the Swiss Institute of Technology, Zaphiro Technologies is a fast-growing company with the ambition to tackle today’s biggest challenge in the energy industry: safe and reliable operation of the power system with high penetration of distributed renewable generators and EVs. Zaphiro’s SynchroGuard is built for purpose and offers utilities an affordable, high-performance solution for the monitoring and operation of dynamic networks. Learn more

About The Edison Awards:

Established in 1987, the Edison Awards is a program conducted by Edison Universe, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to fostering future innovators. The annual competition honors excellence in new product and service development, marketing, design and innovation. Past award recipients include Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, and leaders of global corporations such as Coca-Cola, Genentech, General Electric, General Motors, IBM and Campbell Soup Co. In 2022, the Edison Awards introduced the inaugural Lewis Latimer Fellowship program designed to celebrate, connect and bring together a community of innovative Black thought leaders. For more information, visit