Development of Products and Technologies for the Prevention and/or Combat of Forest Fires

Big Idea

Hephaesnus is an industrial technology startup dedicated to the development of products and technologies for forest firefighting. Hephaesnus current developing solutions intend to offer a more sustainable, efficient, safer, integrative and cooperative solution to forest firefighting. Its team is multicultural and highly skilled in various Engineering sub-fields, being able to innovate and bring together an integrated engineering solution.

Activity Highlights

  • Conclusion with success of the Startup Voucher Programme (IAPMEI);
  • Winners of the Contest Ideas I9Factory (In.Cubo);
  • Winners of the National Contest Santander X;
  • Finalist of the Acceleration Programme/Contest Rise UP, from AEP;
  • Second place of the Contest Santa Casa Challenge – 2022 (SCML);


Amaro Martins – CEO; Henrique Bastos – Co-CEO.

Portugal Ventures’ Investment Manager

Pedro Grilo