ReliBond was founded by Martin Sander Nielsen and Christian Michelsen in August under the name ReliCon IVS (IVS is a limited liability Entrepreneurial Company).
The company was engaged in the hardware incubator program Danish Tech Challenge as part of the initial maturation activities. During this period the company name was changed to ReliBond.
The founders was granted the InnoFounder program (formerly known as the Entrepreneurial Pilot Program) 1st quarter 2016 and became full time employees after finishing their studies at the Technical Universty of Denmark (DTU) within Mechanical Engineering.
Søren Isaksen (former CTO NKT Holding) started to act as a mentor medio 2016 and officially joined ReliBond as an active investor ultimo 2016.
Ultimo 2017 a full scale test setup was installed at Force Technology (an impartial and independent technological service company) in Copenhagen, where industry stakeholders and customers were invited to see the fully functional setup and carry out quality assessment of the solution.
Significant interest from the industry was experienced during this period. The Danish online technical magazine Teknovation wrote an article about our work and test setup (in danish).
Company started to utilize the substantial accumulated knowledge and experience within material science, UGC and OHL design, industry standards and static and dynamic FEM modelling offering consultancy to the industry.
First portable and practical solution was showcased in August at the Cigré Session 2018 in Paris