The additional funding will accelerate the product development and speed up market entry HELSINKI – April 25, 2019 – Karsa Oy, developer and manufacturer of chemical threat detectors for security applications, has reached the minimum level during a funding round by investment house Springvest Oy. “Karsa has been looking for ways to accelerate the development of …

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Karsa Oy Secures Aviation Security Expert, Mark Laustra, for Its Board of Directors  The Addition of Laustra to the Board of Directors Further Strengthens the Position of Karsa Oy, Bringing a Heightened Level of Expertise to Its Board HELSINKI – January 9, 2019 – Karsa Oy, commercialising chemical ionisation(CI) technology originally developed at the University …

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Helsinki, Finland. – September 14, 2018– Karsa Oy (“Karsa”), a Finnish technology firm, announced today it has won the Cargo Challenge Experience, a technology competition sponsored by Bedek Commercial Aviation, a division of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). Karsa will join Bedek’s HANGAR innovation accelerator lab and receive technical and commercial assistance to introduce Karsa’s ScentHound …

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Karsa will be at Slush 2018! Please come by our booth D.14 on Wednesday, Dec 5. We look forward to seeing you there and tell you more about detecting threats in all areas of homeland security and specifically civil aviation.  

CPO Aleksei Shcherbinin presented Karsa’s project funded by the UK Defence and Security Accelerator at the demo day in London. A nice write up of the event was recently published in  Airport Technology. Karsa was selected in the Finding Explosives Hidden in Electrical Items competition.

Karsa was presenting at the Security, Defence and Homeland Security Startup Competition on July 11, 2018 in Tel Aviv, Israel. It was an exciting event and interesting opportunity to meet Israeli players in the domain. You win some, you loose some.  

  Airmodus Oy and Karsa Oy have reached an agreement to transfer the Chemical Ionisation for Mass Spectrometery (CI) Applications business to Karsa Oy, specifically the A70 product line.Karsa Oy is focused on commercialising CI technology originally developed at the University of Helsinki mostly for security applications and the addition of the A70 product fits …

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Karsa presented a poster at SPIE Defense + Security on April 17.

We are proud to announce that Karsa has been selected to test our ideas in the Airport Shark Tank that is part of the 17th annual AAAE/TSA/DHS Aviation Security Summit December 5 and 6, 2017 in the Washington DC area.

Karsa founders are cruising Slush, participating in roundtables and network. Give us  a call if you’d like to meet.

During a short visit to the University of Helsinki, Minister Petteri Orpo also heard a pitch from Karsa and how it all started with atmospheric science. #HelsinkiUni spin-out companies Karsa, Nanoform and Valo Therapeutics pitching to the minister of finance @PetteriOrpo — University of Helsinki (@helsinkiuni) October 3, 2017

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