The city of Zurich, now one of the cleanest in Europe, optimises its resources by 10% every year, thanks to Cortexia’s monitoring service. For cleaning costs generally estimated at €50/inhabitant/year, this represents a €5 saving for every €1 spent on monitoring.
The start-up aspires to provide a clean and healthy environment for citizens, using technology. As well as providing savings and productivity gains, Cortexia also helps cities to become more attractive, by making the environment more pleasant. It therefore stimulates tourism and encourages businesses to set up there in the long term.
It was selected by the Prix de Vigier awards in 2017, listed in Bilan Magazine’s 50 Swiss Start-Ups in 2018, and was a finalist for the 2018 Fribourg Innovation Award. Cortexia also won an award under the 2018 French IoT acceleration programme, and will be joining La Poste at CES 2019 in Las Vegas.
More information is available on the Cortexia website.