Our Philosophy

Our philosophy, that considers digitalisation as a strategic process, has driven our product offering and services. We stand for autonomy and empowerment of our customers by evolutionary implementation (technology follows learning curve), knowledge and learning community, as well as favouring of bottom-up approach with embedding application experience.

Our team

GradeSens was founded in 2018 by Yvan Jacquat, Dipl. Ing. from ETHZ with executive MBA and has more than 20 years of experience in industrial maintenance, Condition Monitoring and predictive analytics. The development of our technology is covered by Dr Didier Nicoulaz who obtained  his microelectronics PhD in EPFL and has more than 5 years of experience in IoT and artificial intelligence as well as over 20 years of experience in the development of high end technologies. 

Strategic partnership with LEANBI

Since July 2022, GradeSens works in close partnership with LeanBI, company well established in Predictive Maintenance since many years. Together, we offer you a broad spectrum of technology and competences including Deep Learning, Vision and Acoustic for Predictive Maintenance applications. Our DNA is engineering and we therefore address your Analytics with eyes of engineers.

Other strategic partnership

GradeSens has established several strategic partnerships with Harmony Solutions (strategy, business development and finance) and with Contrinex (global sensors manufacturer). In 2021, we  signed a frame agreement with Andritz Hydro, nr 1 hydro turbines supplier. We also collaborate with academic institutions including ROSAS (HEIA-FR, Switzerland) on life cycle engineering as well as HES-SO in Yverdon, Switzerland for the radio technology. 


2022
2nd found raising

with Mateg AG joining our company as strategic investor. 

2021
1st found raising

Covered by Capital Risque Fribourg and private investors.

2020

...first project in the Smart Monitoring of Aggregates...

...first pilots in Intralogistics.

2018

Founding of the company

Our team

Yvan Jacquat

CEO

Dr. Didier Nicoulaz

CTO

Dr. Fabien Ravet

COO

Michel Vandenbroucke

CSO

Frédéric Steinmann 

Head of sales, French

Frédéric Schenker

Head of Hardware

Philippe Muehletahler

Head of Administration

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