AUTHENA technology framework
Our base authentication technology is built on a synergy between:
To store and verify product info, proof of authenticity, and change of ownership, ensuring data transparency and allowing digital audits
Near Field Communication physical/digital seals permanently linked to products, featuring fraudulent refilling and dilution protection
We combine and integrate different technologies and IoT devices to create the best possible version of Authena technology framework to fulfill our customer’s needs.
Now more than ever you need the support of Authena for your business
Illegality threatens the achievement of the UN SDGs. Illicit activities deny governments of incomes destined to investments in public services, increase job loss and damage human lives and the environment
The recent wide adoption of NFC technology in fields that require high levels of security such as electronic passports and "contactless" credit cards proves the reliability of this solution
The ecommerce exponential growth due to COVID 19 pandemic triggered unscrupulous illicit behaviors and has caused an unprecedented increase in smuggling and forgery operations
Consumers are increasingly concerned about information, transparency, traceability and sustainability of their purchases. Tell them the story and prove them the impact behind your products
Our patent pending NFC tag uses encrypted blockchain technology. This makes our authentication solution tamper-proof. The label allows you to track your product from production to consumption and features re-filling protection and anti-peeling.
Our app or a direct NFC connection grants instant access to product history, sustainability certifications and proof of authenticity. Faster and safer than any solution based on QR code or image recognition.
Our team is led by executives with years of industry experience and entrepreneurship
Executive. 18+ y in Operations and Marketing in GE, Honeywell, Alstom. P&L up to $300M. Former Head of Innovation. EMBA University of St. Gallen
Serial tech entrepreneur and angel investor. SICTIC board member and jury President. BoD and CEO Spectas, ScaleTools, CloudBroker.
Executive. 20+ y Digital transformation, products dev and strategic planning. AI, Blockchain, IoT & Advanced Analytics.
Industrial Internet of Things expert. Tech Entrepreneur. 20y in Industrial Product Development
Executive. 15y in industrial sector in Finance and Operations. IEMBA HSG
14y as technical project leader. Projects in different areas: audit, visualization of big data, images processing.
Expert in the premium food & wine productions. Author of a wine dictionary. MS in Food & Wine technology & economy
Director Global Executive Ms of Luxury Management (GEMLux) (Polit. Milano). Expert of quality & supply management in luxury markets.
Executive. 25y supply chains with international corporations and startups in the hi- tech, FMCG, industrial, fashion & retail.
Experienced CIO/COO, Fortune 100 executive, startup advisor. 30 y in tech startup & venture capital.
Angel Investor. 25y in supply chain & operations in Givaudan, Syngenta and Monsanto.
Member of the original Ethereum team as COO Europe. Executive VP Web3Foundation.
Tech-savvy lawyer, experience in Blockchain projects. 10+ y leading major industrial contracts at YPF
Exec. with 25 y in business dev & marketing, large experience in Syngenta, Dupont and Monsanto
QA engineer with 9 years experience, 6 years as a QA Lead. Certified ISTQB Tester. MS in Computer Science.
3y as Full Stack Developer & Team leader. Experienced with RoR, Angular, NodeJS, AWS. MS in Cyber Security.
3y as Full Stack Developer. Experienced with Angular, NodeJS, WordPress, AWS. MS in Computer Science.
2y as Full Stack JS Developer. Experience with TypeScript, NodeJS, React, Angular, AWS. MS in Engineering Technology.
3y in Android Development. Experienced with Kotlin, Java, XML, Python, Google and Firebase APIs, Material Design. MS in Computer Science..
Experienced in manual testing of web and mobile software. MS in Applied Linguistics.
Experience with Java, Python, Angular and NodeJS. MS in Cyber Security.
CEO Innovationfund SZKB. Coach, Angel Investor & Advisor to top Swiss startups
CEO of largest Swiss PR Agency. 30y in PR & Communication with extensive network in business, politics and science.
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Authena raises 2.3 million and sets its sights on pharma The Zug-based start-up closes a new round of financing this Thursday. It has developed an electronic seal to protect brands against counterfeiting and product diversion.
The first app to instantly identify and authenticate perfumes.
With NFC tags and a blockchain solution, Authena prevents products from being counterfeited, opened prematurely or strayed from the right path.
The native Italian, who has been in Switzerland since 2009, founded Authena four years ago. The aim of the technology start-up is to protect products and brands from counterfeiting, parallel imports, product diversions and the associated damage to reputation.