About fos4x Exit

Founded in Munich in 2010, fos4X GmbH is a specialist for reliable, fiber-optic measurement technology and sensor technology as well as for innovative data analysis. It develops intelligent solutions for optimizing wind energy. These solutions are primarily used in wind turbines to optimize operation.
The fiber optic sensors and solutions are also used in the fields of electromobility, process measurement technology and railway technology.

Press releases

8. September 2020

Successful Exit for High-Tech Gründerfonds – fos4X becomes part of PolyTech

Buyer is the Danish wind technology company PolyTechThe Munich startup fos4X perfectly complements the core business of the buyerSeed investors Bayern Kapital, HTGF and UVC Partners sell their sharesFor the HTGF it is the 7th successful exit during the Corona crisis The High-Tech Gründerfonds sold its shares in fos4X today. The seed investor has accompanied the company for 8 years. The buyer, PolyTech is the leading development, test, production and service company for the wind power ind
Logo Tech/Infrastructure/optische Vermessung Startup fos4X - HTGF Start-up VC Finanzierung
15. June 2018

fos4X has a new anchor investor – Internationalization, scaling and expansion of digital business

fos4X has concluded a growth financing (Series B) of 8.2 mn Euro (USD 10 mn). Equinor, formerly Statoil, strengthens the group of shareholders Sensor platform and digital business Fiber optic sensor technology is the company’s nucleus from which the successful product busi-ness with its sensor platform fos4Blade was developed. fos4Blade is a modular measuring sys-tem to acquire different physical quantities of wind turbine rotor blades. With the help of sensor data fusion, classical model-bas
26. March 2015

fos4X receives 2.3 m Euro Series B financing

fos4X GmbH, developer and producer of innovative fiber optic measurement technology, expanded its investor base with Falk Strascheg Holding GmbH (FSH). FSH takes almost half of the current financing round, which secures fos4X an equity inflow of 2.3 m Euro. The other half comes from existing investors Bayern Kapital, High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), UnternehmerTUM-Fonds and Dr. Schulze Holding. fos4X GmbH develops fiber optic measurement solutions, e.g. to make generation of wind energy more eff
27. August 2013

Measurement instrumentation specialist for wind turbines closes financing round for further scaling of business

UnternehmerTUM Fund, High-Tech Gründerfonds, Bayern Kapital and Dr. Schulze Consulting invest further in fos4X GmbH. fos4X has established itself as a provider of innovative solutions to increase the efficiency of wind turbines. fos4X is using the advantages of fiber optic technology to make wind turbines smarter and wind energy more cost-effective. The company developed solutions to measure bending moments of wind turbine rotor blades. fos4X has become the leading provider of fiber optic tec
7. May 2012

High-Tech Gruenderfonds, Bayern Kapital, UnternehmerTUM’s venture capital fund and private business angels jointly invest in fibre-optic measurement start-up

High-Tech Gruenderfonds, Bayern Kapital, UnternehmerTUM’s venture capital fund and private business angels jointly invest in fibre-optic measurement start-up business. The joint investment will finance fos4X's market entry. Among other things, fos4X offers innovative solutions for increasing the efficiency of wind power plants. Increasing efficiency plays a major role in staying competitive on the energy market. fos4X has developed fibre optic sensors that can, for example, measure the level

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07. May 2012 – 14. Sep 2020