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Oy Baltic Instruments Ab

Improving performance and seaworthiness in yachting and boating

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Electronics / Instrumentation
  • Location Porvoo, Uusimaa, Finland
  • Currency EUR
  • Founded October 2010
  • Employees 6
  • Website

Company Summary

We make sensors, motion management systems and software for racing, sailing and leisure boating. Our new SeaMODE™ systems provide a basis for better performance, onboard comfort and safety in varying sea conditions. Our customers are both top sailors, yachtsmen, ordinary boaters and the boating industry.


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    Christer Helenelund
    Chairman & Business Development Manager

    MSc (Eng.), co-founder of BI. Has many years of experience in the development, commercialization and sales of sensors and measurement systems for different applications. He is a keen sailor and has over the years been racing dinghies, one design keel boats and offshore yachts. He has had several positions of trust (incl. national race master) related to sailing. He is a co-inventor of patents, author and co-author of several scientific papers.

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    Anders Thoreson
    Managing Director & R&D Manager

    BSc (Eng.), co-founder of BI. Has many years of experience as a design engineer, entrepreneur and technical consultant. Special interests: R&D, innovation, mechanical design, solid mechanics, composite materials, automation. Inventor and co-inventor of several patents. Sailing, boating and navigation experience. Builder of own boats.

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    Jukka Laine
    Software Development Manager

    MSc (Tech), postgraduate studies in artificial intelligence, neural networks, Bayesian statistical methods. Years of software development and project management experience: Researcher in several TEKES projects. Special interest: Development of user friendly software. Project Manager in EU projects. Many years of sailing, racing & boating experience.


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    Mats Welin
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    Ole Andersson

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