Latest Press Releases from Oculyze:


Automated Oculyze Better Brewing 2.0 yeast counter: New feature to analyze Brett

September 9th, 2019 – Oculyze Better Brewing launches a new feature to analyze Brettanomyces bruxellensis (Brett) concentration in the brewing process. Brett cells are elongated in shape in comparison to Saccharomyces yeast. 


Oculyze to develop innovative application for wine makers

March 2019 – Oculyze today announced that it had secured a grant from the German Federation of Industrial Research Associations (AiF) to adapt its innovative yeast cell counting technology towards the needs of winemakers enabling them to accurately and instantly analyze yeast concentrations before and during the fermentation process. The project, jointly managed between Oculyze and the Weincampus Neustadt, is currently in the development phase and is expected to roll out through pilot customer testing during the second half of 2019.


Oculyze receives investment boost

March 2019 – Oculyze today announced that it had secured a seven figure investment from Constantia New Business (CNB) GmbH headquartered in Vienna, Austria. CNB is a venture capital investor working with high-tech startups inspired by the idea of creating impactful companies and joins Oculyze’s existing investor since 2017 BFB Brandenburg Kapital GmbH.


An in-depth interview with Dr. Schulze

January 2019 – Dr. Katja Schulze, the co-founder and Chief Science Officer of Oculyze, was recently featured in the popular English magazine Brewing & Beverage Industry International and gave an insightful interview into the setting up of Oculyze. Read more.


Oculyze & BIOTECON Diagnostics sign strategic partnership

December 2018 – Oculyze, the world’s premier platform for mobile image analysis and BIOTECON Diagnostics, a renowned food and beverage quality testing provider today announced the signing of a strategic partnership. Read more.

Märkische Allgemeine

Counting Yeast cells with a Mobile Smart Phone Microscope

November 2018 – Oculyze offers a new innovation towards the traditional methods of yeast cell counting. Read more.

Märkische Allgemeine

Oculyze launches Better Brewing BB 2.0 at BrauBeviale

November 2018 – Oculyze today announced the launch of its latest technological innovation, the Oculyze Better Brewing (BB) 2.0, the lightest automated cell counter in the world today.

European Union Grant Approval

OCULYZE receives phase 1 grant approval
from the European Union

August 2018 – Oculyze recently announced that it had been awarded
a Phase 1 grant of €50,000 by the European Union Horizon 2020 Program


From beer to social media, the possibilities with Cloud

November 2018 – For some people, the cloud is just a digital cloud, whilst for others forms the technical core of their business. Why do more and more startups choose the cloud. Read what the Co-founder and Chief Technical Officer of Oculyze has to say.

Märkische Allgemeine

OCULYZE wins Innovations Prize 2018

October 2018 – Oculyze win a gold medal prize for their
handheld microscope courtesy of the Intervitis Interfructa

Märkische Allgemeine

Märkische Allgemeine feature OCULYZE
in their October edition

October 2018 – Oculyze featured in Märkische Allgemeine,
the largest regional newspaper in Germany.

European Union Grant Approval

Automatic cell counting in the palm of your hand

August 2018 – Counting yeast cells is one of the more tedious and repetitive
tasks in the beer industry.

German Accelerator Program

OCULYZE selected to join German Accelerator
Tech Program

April 2018 – Oculyze has been selected as winner of the bio-tech round
to join the German Accelerator Tech program in Silicon Valley.