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Clean & sustainable cities

Monitoring tool to help cities decrease littering, water use and co2 emissions

March 2021
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01.

Identification

The solution supports cities in managing their sanitation department, by providing an accurate and real time monitoring of urban cleanliness. A clean city is more attractive and healthy. Less litter will end-up in the environment. Cleaning resources are engaged when and where necessary, based on the cleanliness level to be achieved, savings in energy, water and costs will be accrued.

Label Date March 2021
From Switzerland
Maturity stage Small scale commercialization
Looking For Network, New clients, Funding

Sectors - Value chain - Application

Sectors
Applications
Design, Power & Produce
Package & Distribute
Use & Efficiency
Valorize & Restore
Value Chain Steps
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02.

The environmental benefits

  • A controlled quality of urban cleanliness, measured by an objective index between 0 (clean) and 5 (dirty)
  • 10% to 20% yearly savings of CO2 emissions, ie 0,5 to 1,5 million tons for European cities and potentially 35 less use of water
  • -50 % cigarette butts litter by 2025 by optimizing anti-littering strategies and monitoring litter reductions policies'
03.

The Financial benefits

  • 10% yearly savings in urban cleaning, representing 5 € / inhabitant / year for an investment lower than 1 €
  • An attractive and safe city, for the inhabitants, the economy and tourism.
04.

Activity Region

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  • Headquarters
  • Activity
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Company Profile

Cortexia

Our AI-powered litter monitoring solution helps cities manage cleanliness, save resources and preserve the environment.

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Headquarters 1618 Châtel-Saint-Denis, Switzerland
06.

Networking Partner

CleantechAlps

As an expert for the innovation scene in energy and environmental technologies, CleantechAlps (Sion, Switzerland) is a hub for the cleantech ecosystem, connecting its stakeholders with relevant partners.

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The Enterprise Europe Network helps businesses innovate and grow on an international scale. It is the world’s largest support network for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with international ambitions.

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