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Our Vision

Along with a great community of industry experts and researchers, SmartNanotubes Technologies shares the vision of digital smell recognition. Our goal is to enable digital smell recognition in a fast and easy way and help our customers to develop product solutions for their own smell and gas detection applications.

Our products are the results of the combined efforts of a multidisciplinary team of developers and industry experts with expertise in physics, chemistry, electrical engineering, bioengineering, software development, industrial engineering, marketing and business development. Over the years we have worked together sharing the same vision for smell recognition.

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Dr. Viktor Bezugly

CEO/CTO

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Dr. Birte Sönnichsen

COO

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Andreas Werner

Head of Production

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Michael Naumann

Marketing & Sales

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Pieter Heersink

Sales

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Our History

2010 – 2013
2013 – 2020
APR 2017 – DEC 2019
Jun 2019 – Jan 2020
Apr 2020
Jul 2020
Aug 2020 – Jan 2021
SEP 2020
Feb 2021
Feb 2021 – May 2021
Oct 2021 – Feb 2022
Mar 2022
DEC 2022

2010 – 2013

basic research on nanomaterials

2013 – 2020

nanomaterial development and gas sensing r&d

APR 2017 – DEC 2019

  • 1st prototyping of electronics for Si-chips, for the chips on foils
  • 1st software version
  • 1st cooperation partner
  • 1st patent granted

Jun 2019 – Jan 2020

Presentation of 1st prototypes at Sensor + Test exhibitions:

  • Nuremburg
  • CES Las Vegas
  • NanoTech Tokyo

Apr 2020

1st prototype of fully printed Smell iX16 detector chip

Jul 2020

foundation of SmartNanotubes Technologies GmbH

Aug 2020 – Jan 2021

Smell Inspector prototype A development and production

SEP 2020

Closing of Seed Round

Feb 2021

Smell Inspector launches on Kickstarter!

Feb 2021 – May 2021

hardware and software testing, improvements, production and testing of prototype B

Oct 2021 – Feb 2022

first commercial production of Smell Inspector and Smell iX16

Mar 2022

Delivery of first product Smell Inspector developer kit to customers and release of Smell Annotator

DEC 2022

Closing of Round A Financing

Our Investors

A big thank you to our investors. With their continued support we are able to bring forward our vision of smell digitization.

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