Bjørn Andersen starts as new CEO at SHUTE Sensing Solutions Aps

Bjørn Andersen, a successful high tech entrepreneur and a powerful salesman from electronics business industry, steps in as a CEO and an investor at SHUTE Sensing Solutions ApS.

 

ABOUT BJØRN

In 1997 Bjørn founded Noliac A/S, a hardware company developing and marketing piezoelectric sensors, actuators and transducers. Over the next years he grew the company in size, product range and international sales. 20 years later he exited Noliac to CTS Corp., a NYSE listed American electronics company. Following the acquisition Bjørn established his own technology fund, Øster Land Invest ApS.

 

 

JOINING SHUTE

1st February Bjørn Andersen joined SHUTE Sensing Solution ApS as CEO with responsibilities for management and sales. He expects to build upon numerous pilot projects within construction, energy, biomedical industries to develop scalable and repetitive sales, as well as to bring polymer optical fiber sensing to the areas, which he has strong expertise and network within, e.g defence and aerospace. ‘I consider SHUTE’s technology as an exciting platform with numerous opportunities to transform and enhance multiple businesses. I have a strong confidence that together with the team we have unique competencies to bring SHUTE to the next level’, said Bjørn Andersen. Marianne Thellersen, Innovation Director at DTU, who has been following SHUTE for the last 3 years, says: “It gives great expectations for the future of SHUTE Sensing Solutions that an experienced entrepreneur like Bjørn Andersen who founded, developed and sold Noliac is stepping in as investor and CEO”.

 

MORE INFO

Together with the new CEO, SHUTE continues looking for industrial partners which can benefit from unique sensing opportunity offered by the specialized polymer fiber technology, e.g. compact fiber optic sensors for monitoring of temperature, pressure humidity, chemicals etc. More information on our applications and technical specifications can be found at www.shute.dk. For any request feel free to contact Bjørn Andersen at +45 40429234 or ba@shute.dk.

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Nordic Venture Forum

Today we won the Best Presentation Award at the Nordic Venture Forum in Copenhagen. With the price follows an invitation to the European Venture Forum later this year in Frankfurt.

 

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Selected to participate in BloxHUB Accelerator program

We have been selected as one of the final five participants in BloxHUB Accelerator program. bloxhub-3

The BuildTech Programme is powered by BLOXHUB and Rainmaking Innovation and functions as a key component of BLOXHUB’s vision: supporting the growth of businesses within sustainable architecture, construction, urban development and design.

The BuildTech Programme focuses on creating concrete projects, growth and results for the participants, as well as collaboration opportunities with the partners.

Aside from the focus on the “Urban Environment”, the BuildTech Programme also aims to contribute to BLOXHUB’s role in fostering spillovers to adjacent creative sectors. With the current partners in BLOXHUB (Danish Architecture Centre (DAC), Danish Design Center (DDC), INDEX, Copenhagen Solutions Lab (CSL), Kraks Fond – Institute for Urban Economix Research and International Federation for Housing and Planning (IFHP) as proximate and close collaborators, we aim to cross-pollinate innovation between the respective fields.

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European Photonics Venture Forum

We are proud to announce that we have been selected to present at the European Photonics Venture Forum this week.

The European Photonics Venture Forum (EPVF) takes place on 2 & 3 June 2016 in Eindhoven. It will bring together entrepreneurs, investors, corporates and policy makers in an intense and high-energy programme of pitching, ideas sharing, networking and direction setting. The EPVF Forum aims to market the photonics sector to a wider investor community and create channels to finance for high-potential photonics businesses.

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Test at construction site

We have successfully installed the first sensor inside a concrete floor together with a large Danish contractor. It is the first test in a real environment and will document the humidity levels throughout the curing phase.
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First complete system installed

Today we have successfully installed our first complete sensor system.

We are currently monitoring humidity levels inside wind barrier protection (MgO based) plates for a Danish construction company.

 

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Read more about the problems with MgO plates in the Danish construction industry here:

 

http://www.bsf.dk/erfaformidling/vindsp%C3%A6rreplader/ (In Danish)

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SHUTE in Børsen

SHUTE was recently featured in the national Danish newspaper Børsen.

Read the full story regarding our participation in the Bridging the Gap program here: http://borsen.dk/nyheder/avisen/artikel/11/129476/artikel.html

 

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Bridging the Gap

SHUTE was recently awarded the Bridging the Gap Award. The voting committee consisted of members of the Confederation of Danish Industry who voted for the company with the highest industrial potential.

 

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