Valley Voice: Dimeq
– One of the biggest challenges for a new company with a new product, is to get customers to change old habits and implement new technologies. This type of real time positioning systems, are already very desired by the big players in the industry and companies that are very HSE focused, says CEO & Co-Founder of Dimeq, Ronny Bakke.
Valley Voice – a column where our cluster members are in focus. What are they doing right now? How are they contributing to the Energy Transition, and which challenges and opportunities lay ahead?
Dimeq’s – or Digital Maritime Equipment, primary orientation is towards the Maritime industry, including vessel supervision and as a management tool for assisting personnel. The company have developed a product that exceeds the effectiveness of existing QHSSE tools and equipment being used on board vessels and offshore installations, by improving the supervision and monitoring of all on board personnel.
1.What are you doing right now?
We are on our last phase of developing our system to PGS (pilot customer), and be ready for the market this year Q4. We have also just passed the needle eye of the Equinor TechStars Energy program that will start in mid-February, so that’s very exciting to get the interest of our technology form Equinor and the TechStars program.
2. How do Dimeq contribute in the Energy Transition?
We are enabling the new maritime digitization era with our proprietary technology with our NextGen IoT – disrupting maritime safety & efficiency.
Our system is capable of real time positioning of all crew and passengers in all types of vessels, detecting man overboard in real time, automated POB and more. We are all about saving lives, as our vision states: NO MORE LIVES LOST AT SEA.
3. What are the biggest challenges and opportunities in the future?
One of the biggest challenges for a new company with a new product, is to get customers to change old habits and implement new technologies. This type of real time positioning systems, are already very desired by the big players in the industry and companies that are very HSE focused. This gives us the necessary signs of a bright future for our company.
4. What is the best about being a member of Energy Valley?
We are not yet passed the first day of membership, however, from what I have been able to research, the network and the ecosystem in Energy Valley has, is just the right place to be for us at this moment.
5. Is there a book that has inspired the way you lead?
No. There hasn’t been a book that inspired me to be a leader or act as one. However, I have many that have inspired me to be better human.
6. Which Energy Valley member should be the next “Voice”?
As we are completely new member and still getting to know the others in the cluster, I leave this up to you.
Thank you, Ronny!