Twinsity Secures EUR 2.5 Million from EIC Accelerator to Pioneer Infrastructure Inspection with AI

  • Twinsity receives €2.5 million in funding from the European Innovation Council Accelerator (EIC). The German-based deep tech startup was selected from a total of 551 applications from across Europe.
  • Leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning, Twinsity’s Twinspect platform increases operational reliability and efficiency for the monitoring of critical assets such as bridges and oil platforms.
  • With this funding, the startup is planning to further develop its technology, expand its team as well as accelerate research and development efforts.



Kassel, Germany, July 5  –  Twinsity, the leading deep tech startup specializing in AI-based infrastructure inspection, is thrilled to announce its recent success in securing a €2.5-million funding round from the prestigious European Innovation Council Accelerator (EIC). This significant financing not only validates Twinsity’s outstanding achievements to date but also drives the company towards further development and expansion on a global scale.


Twinsity has distinguished itself in the tech industry with its unique and innovative AI-based automated inspection platform for large infrastructure, such as bridges, dams, and oil & gas refineries. By harnessing the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning, Twinsity’s platform Twinspect increases operational safety and efficiency, providing unparalleled insights and proactive maintenance solutions to its customers. The platform empowers expert teams to gain a comprehensive understanding of asset conditions, facilitating accurate decision-making and proactive maintenance planning.


Twinsity has achieved special recognition in the EIC’s highly competitive funding program for its future-oriented innovations and its advanced work in the field of infrastructure monitoring. As a testament to the company’s achievements, Twinsity was not only granted €2.5 million in funding but was also selected as a prime example of success by the European Union. The EIC Accelerator serves as a springboard for breakthrough innovations, offering substantial support to innovative companies with ideas that display exceptional market potential and the capability to revolutionize industries. This funding initiative, provided by the European Union, combines financial assistance and support services to empower companies that take risks, develop pioneering technologies, and contribute to a sustainable economy.


The funding from the European Innovation Council Accelerator will be instrumental in driving Twinsity’s continued growth and enabling the realization of its ambitious goals. Twinsity plans to allocate resources towards enhancing its core technologies, accelerating research and development efforts, and expanding its team of industry-leading experts.


“We are incredibly honoured to receive this funding from the European Innovation Council Accelerator, as it reflects the immense potential of our AI-based automated inspection platform,” said Fabien Challas, Founder and CEO of Twinsity. “This investment will fuel our mission to transform the way large infrastructure is inspected and maintained, ultimately increasing operational safety and minimising risks. We are excited to continue empowering industries to thrive in a safer and more efficient manner.”


Theo Woik, Managing Partner from C3 Venture Capital, the first institutional investor in Twinsity, said: ”We were convinced from the beginning that Twinspect would be able to automate most of the work associated with large-scale infrastructure inspections. Twinspect has the potential to transform the infrastructure inspection industry, both by reducing costs 10-fold and by predicting maintenance needs on a regular basis. Drone-captured digital twins in combination with AI-driven analytics will be the industry standard in the near future; with the strong support of the EIC, Twinsity is accelerating the industry forward.”


As Twinsity embarks on this new phase of growth, the company remains committed to pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the deep tech sector. By leveraging the funding from the European Innovation Council Accelerator, Twinsity aims to strengthen its position as an industry leader, expand its global reach, and forge strategic partnerships with key players in the large infrastructure sector.



About Twinsity:

Twinsity is a pioneering technology company specializing in AI-driven solutions for infrastructure inspection, with a clear mission to enhance operational safety and extend the lifespan of critical infrastructure worldwide. Twinsity develops an advanced inspection platform that leverages artificial intelligence, drone technology, and digital twins to enable continuous, efficient, and data-driven monitoring of essential assets such as bridges and oil platforms. Twinsity’s collaborative platform empowers expert teams to gain a comprehensive understanding of the condition of assets, to ensure accurate decision-making. With Twinspect, users can capture a complete inspection history over the entire lifecycle of assets, providing valuable insights and facilitating proactive maintenance planning. Twinsity is a privately held company based in Germany.


About C3 Venture Capital:

C3 Venture Capital is a venture capital firm that invests in exceptional blockchain technology companies worldwide. C3’s mission is to accelerate the growth, development and adoption of blockchain-based business models. The C3 Tech VC fund focuses on early and growth stage technology companies and typically takes a minority stake. C3 operates globally and is based in Frankfurt, Germany.


  about us

C3 Venture Capital (“C3”) is a venture capital company focused on managing early stage venture funds which invest in exceptional technology companies worldwide. C3‘s mission is, among other things, to accelerate growth, development and especially adoption of blockchain technology. 

Towards this mission, C3 manages the C3 VC Fund, which is partly funded by Block.one and offers developers and entrepreneurs the funding they need to create community-driven businesses leveraging crypto and blockchain. C3 VC Fund focuses on early and growth stage technology companies. 

C3 is managed by C3 Management GmbH, operates worldwide, and is located in Frankfurt, Germany.