ESA BIC Bavaria Entrepreneurs at bauma: Digital Solutions Transforming the Construction Sector

The megatrend digitalisation is covering all sectors of the economy. Tools and practices based on information and communication technology are fundamentally changing the way business is done. It’s no surprise, then, that digitalisation is the main topic of bauma 2019. Several companies from the ESA BIC Bavaria portfolio are present their pioneering digital solutions to the industry at the world’s leading construction machinery trade fair in Munich from 8 – 14 April 2019:

Capmo – Construction Software for Documentation and Defect Management
The Munich-based company develops intuitive software for construction sites, enabling collaborations to be digitised. Capmo uses artificial intelligence and modern web technology to make construction projects more sustainable and efficient. The software currently reduces overall construction costs by 7%.

Kewazo – Smart Robotic Scaffolding Transportation System
KEWAZO is developing a smart robotic solution for the scaffolding assembly process. The startup provides digital assistance to humans across multiple construction sites worldwide through a new generation of smart construction lifts.

Klarx – Heavy-duty Vehicle Finder via Geo-data
klarx is revolutionising the construction sector with its smart rental platform by offering a transparent price structure and availability of local equipment rental parks. Typically, users pay extra for delivery, handover and insurance. Not with klarx: the total price of rentals includes the costs for delivery and handover as well as the insurance. By combining data and an algorithm with the European satellite navigation system Galileo, klarx is able to determine the sites of machines and the arising logistics costs.

Vemcon – Active Driver Assistance Meets Intuitive Ergonomics
Vemcon is a specialist in the control of mobile work machines and has developed a control system that simplifies the handling of heavy machinery. Its core competence lies in the simplification of machine control by combining driver assistance and intuitive ergonomics as well as using self-learning software and customer cloud services. This allows a machine operator to work much more safely, faster and more accurately, and increases the productivity of the mobile work machine.

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About ESA BIC Bavaria
ESA Business Incubation Centre (BIC) Bavaria promotes companies with disruptive products and digital businesses in areas such as robotics, mobile, mobility, automotive, aviation, satellites, etc. Since 2004, AZO has supported more than 155 startups with its ESA BIC Bavaria to date with an annual turnover of around EUR 150 million in 2018, creating more than 2,000 high-tech jobs in Bavaria and involving more than EUR 50 million in venture capital in 2018. What’s more, the first IPO of an ESA BIC alumnus took place in 2017. ESA BIC Bavaria is one of the most successful incubation programmes in Europe. For more information, please visit

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