The company Haelixa AG, Zurich/Switzerland, brings traceability to a new level. Haelixa, founded in 2016 as an ETH Zurich/Switzerland Spinn Off, develops and provides innovative traceability solutions for the textile industry based on IN-Product DNA markers.
The packages include implementation of a scalable physical marking procedure, the tracer material and the analysis connected to the finished product. The goal is to ensure textile supply chain integrity and sustainability governance. The company has already a successful cooperation to create the first DNA-traced organic cotton product in India. Haelixa is the winner of the EU Woman Innovator Prize 2019.
The startup was presented at the 1st Startup-Days of the 58th Dornbirn Global Fiber Congress (Dornbirn GFC) in Dornbirn/Austria from September 11-12, 2019.