Production Startup

Startup Name



Finland, Vantaa


2004 (about 19 years ago)

No. of Employees

50 to 100

Startup Vertical

Production Vertical

Programs participated in

Program 1

Program 13

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Plug and Play‘s Overview of Canatu

Canatu is offering a hardware solution that allows its customers to keep ADAS sensor covers clear of ice, fog and snow. Canatu's technology is enhancing the reliability of ADAS in harsh weather by deicing and anti-fogging the sensor cover surface. Canatu is mainly targeting customers in the automotive and semiconductor industries. Their focus is on applications in business areas like automotive LiDAR, camera and headlamp, and EUV pellicles & membranes for the semiconductor industry.

Project Teaser: EXPO2023by STARTUP AUTOBAHN powered by Plug and Play

Autonomous driving in harsh weather

in cooperation with the STARTUP AUTOBAHN partner Webasto

The effects of harsh weather conditions on LiDAR remain a key challenge on the road to fully autonomous driving. In freezing temperatures, LiDAR sensors can be covered with ice, fog, and snow, risking reliable detection of objects and distances. Integrating a fixed film heater into the Roof Sensor Module (RSM) enhances the reliability of LiDAR in harsh weather, making autonomous driving safer.

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15:40on June 22, 2023(1:40 PM UTC)

Pilot Presentation: Webasto x Canatu

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Pilot Presentation: Webasto x Canatu

Webasto x Canatu: Autonomous driving in harsh weather.



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Webasto and Canatu work on integrating LiDAR heating on Roof Sensor Module for autonomous driving.

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