• success stories


Investors’ experience through venture capital from Sodena goes back to 1984. In over a quarter of a century in contact with the business world we have participated in the start-up, expansion and growth of many Navarrese companies.

In this section we will regularly publish the experiences in our strategic sectors (Biotechnology, Agrifood, Renewable Energies and ICTs) that have been the most significant over these years.

Apex/Twin Screw

A group that manufactures and sells snacks and nuts. It has plants in Ribaforada (Navarra), Riego de la Vega (León) and Benifaió (Valencia) and markets its products under the brands Aspil, Travesa, Vicente Vidal and Abrego, among others.


Bidaway (formerly Tidibi) is an online platform for auctions of exclusive hotels (4 and 5 stars), leisure activities and health and beauty services, at the best price. Several offers share time and space on this platform, where the bid is free. Only the customer who has made the best bid, at the end of the auction, pays for the winning bid.


Biogas plant using as raw material purín and other substrates of vegetal and industrial origin (power 500 kW).



Comprehensive system with digital scores that facilitates individual and collective work of musicians, orchestras and other groups, as well as conservatories and music schools.

Cultivos de Navarra

A company that produces and markets hydroponically-grown tomatoes under the “Tomate de Artajona – Reyno Gourmet” brand. Its takes advantage of surplus hot water and the heat generated by the purine-based cogeneration plant in Artajona that belongs to Ecoenergía Navarra, S.L., achieving an environmentally sustainable unit that provides a solution to the treatment of purines for pig farms.
It was the first R&D+i project of its type thanks to its innovative nature, producing dry fertiliser, energy and clean distilled water. The surplus heat from the cogeneration process is used to grow tomatoes hydroponically (i.e. without soil) in greenhouses.

ESA, Ecoenergía Sistemas Alternativos

This company promotes R&D+i in the agrifood and environmental sectors. It was set up to generate technological development in the waste treatment and organic sub-products sector and to make use of residual heat.
It promotes R&D+I activity in the national agrifood and environment programme, disseminating the culture of cooperation among stakeholders in the science-technology-company system and fostering the development and use of new technologies in line with the criteria of the Law on Integrated Prevention and Control of Pollution.

EINA, Estudios de Ingeniería Adaptada

A company that designs and manufactures robotic cutting and welding machines that are used in the automation of industrial processes, preferably using soft fabrics.

Elara Ingenieros

A services company that designs and implements innovative solutions for improving companies’ competitiveness. Its work for the design and implementation of integral solutions is structured in two areas: Consultancy and Technology.

Finaves II

A venture capital set up in 2003 by the IESE (University of Navarra) with the aim of supporting innovative projects whose promoters have been students of the University of Navarra and IESE.

Foro Europeo de Formación Empresarial

A campus for business training in Navarra. Its vision for the future: "Foro Europeo aims to be the Business Campus of Navarra, an international reference through its continuous innovation, adaptation and closeness to the reality of companies, while at the same time specialising in the management of SMEs, family-based companies, the development of management skills and new technologies applied to companies".

Fundación para la Innovación y Desarrollo de la Nanotecnología (FIDeNa)

Development of R&D+I projects in the field of nanotechnology.

Fundación de Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación en Medio Ambiente (FIDIMA)

A benchmark environmental technology centre at national level located in Estella that works in research and the application of a range of technologies to the environment.

Futura Acorp

A company that mainly works on the development, implementation, management and maintenance of self-purchase systems in unattended kiosks (where the end user places an order) and points of sale that are fully incorporated into customer systems for leisure and catering sectors.

ID Ingeniería Acústica

An engineering consultancy company in the field of acoustics, noise and vibration.


A company oriented towards e-commerce through collaborative websites and the management of suppliers based on debugging technologies and artificial intelligence.

Among its solutions are applications of natural interaction through virtual assistants (developed in its R&D centre in Pamplona), an innovation management platform, suppliers’ websites, electronic negotiation...

Kams Kayaba

Its plant in Los Arcos makes shock absorbers with minimum levels of pollution in its production process. The multinational group has two other plants in Navarra, located in Ororbia and Orkoien, and employs around 1,000 workers; the last two plants manufacture suspension and steering pump components.

Kiva Foods

Navarra company that produces and markets mixtures to make any dish at home quickly and conveniently with natural foods.

Project of the I edition of Orizont, agrifood accelerator.

Grupo S21sec

Specialised in digital security services and technologies, its aim is to guarantee the effective development of businesses. It protects the most valuable and critical digital assets of an organisation: the company’s information and image.

Lorpenak Navarra

It manufactures, purchases, sells and distributes technical socks for demanding sports such as skiing, mountaineering and hunting.

OLUS Tecnología

Olus Tecnología is a company born with the aim of being an international leader in the creation of high added value products and generating an R&D pole focused on vegetables.

Pamplona Learning Spanish Institute

Pamplona Learning Spanish Institute is a specialised Spanish language learning centre in Pamplona. It was born of the collaboration between Clen College / IH Pamplona, a school with over fifteen years’ experience in language training, the Government of Navarra – which has a strong interest in the promotion of Navarra as a place to learn Spanish – and the General Manager of High Schools International, which has extensive experience in the field of study travel.

Protectora de Carnes


Navarre company dedicated to the slaughter of cattle, sheep and horses.

Metsola Birding

A service company that manages eight tourist apartments in Isaba for birdwatching in spring and summer.

MTS Tobacco

Since its founding in 1999, when Sodena also took part in its shareholder structure, it has developed the following lines of activity: Outsourcing / maintenance of the factories of ALTADIS; the rework and sale of cigarette machines, and the manufacture and sale of spare parts for cigarette-making machines.

Sociedad Logística Alimentaria Navarra (SLAN)

A controlled-temperature logistics company that provides support structures for industry, commerce and food distributors.


Sunsundegui is the trade name of the company Suministros y Servicios Unificados de Carrocería, S.L. for the marketing of bus/coach bodywork with chassis. The group consists of a holding company (Burnizko) and the companies Suministros y Servicios Unificados de Carrocería (manufacture of bus/coach bodywork) and Suncove (train carriage manufacturer).

Navarra de Tratamiento del Agua (Wasserlab)

The company designs and manufactures water purification systems to meet the daily needs of pure and ultrapure water from laboratories and companies.

Tweet Category

It offers users a technology service to classify and monitor information in Twitter about products, companies, brands, etc. Tweet Category organises tweets on a particular subject into categories and sends the user a full report.

Up International Education

A nationwide company that started in Navarra whose main activity is the selection and placing of native-speaker English graduates in schools and language schools to improve the teaching of the English language. It does this through its programme of conversation assistant teachers.


An on-line service that allows the user to find the best price offers (both online and offline) for any product, with a response time of less than 72 hours.


Development that seeks to improve the acquisition and retention of users as well as the monetization in mobile games.

Biotechnology / Health

3P Bio Holding

A CMO (Contract Manufacturing Organization) specialised in the development and production of biological (mainly proteins) and cell therapy products for clinical trials and commercial phases under GMP conditions.

Digna Biotech

A biotechnology company whose mission is to generate clinical therapy and diagnosis candidates based on research carried out in CIMA and to create alliances in the pharmaceuticals industry for the later marketing of these products.

Idifarma Desarrollo Farmaceútico

Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization providing services to the pharmaceutical industry, specialising in highly potent drugs (cytotoxic, cytostatic, etc).

InnoUp Farma

InnoUp Farma is a company dedicated to nanotechnology innovation, that seeks to develop solutions for the administration of oral drugs using a platform that enables oral administration of anti-cancer drugs with low oral bioavailability.

Inveready Biotech II y III

Venture capital company managed by Inveready Seed Capital FCR, specialized in investments in Spanish companies focused on biotech, pharma, nutraceutical and health products trading, with a high potential of growth.

The presence of Sodena in this firms generates a multiplier effect of financial resources for future Sodena ventures in Navarre. Also, this will enable Sodena to count on IBII and IBIII as a prospective co-investor in Sodena's projects as well as to increase the number of initiatives within the scope in which our firm operates in Navarra.


A biopharmaceutical company, located in Navarre, engaged in the development of proprietary therapeutic antibodies named Trimerbodies with higher multivalence and multispecificity than the immunoglobulins, which are currently most prevalent on the market..


A biotechnology company focused on generating innovative and high quality pharmaceutical research programs based on the modulation of clinically validated therapeutic targets for the treatment of cancer and neurodegenerative diseases.

Ojer Pharma

A pharmaceutical company that develops and markets dermatological drugs.


PaloBiofarma is a biotech company set up in 2006 that has a platform to generate antagonists and selective agonists of adenosine receptors. The company has two developments in the pipeline that are in the clinical phase.

Ysios Biofund I

Fund oriented exclusively to investments in biotechnology projects. It is the largest specialized fund in the biotechnology sector.


Congelados de Navarra

Navarre company that produces and markets frozen vegetables and prepared dishes.

Envasados Eva

Navarre company elaborating, packing and distributing ciders, gasified juices, must, liquors, vinegars and other derivatives of apple and grape.

Mahn Mac Group - Egrín Alimentación

Navarre company dedicated to the preparation, packaging and marketing of fifth-range products (salads, salads, sauces, spreads and sandwiches).


Navarre company that manufactures and markets a postbiotic for the replacement of antibiotics and improvement of immune stimulation in animal feed.

Protectora de Carnes


Navarre company dedicated to the slaughter of cattle, sheep and horses.

Energy and the Environment

Nabrawind Technologies

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Nabrawind Technologies is dedicated to the design and development of advanced wind technologies for wind turbine components, as well as engineering services advisory.

Solaris Bus & Coach

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Homologated manufacturer of complete vehicles and chassis that offers sustainable urban transport solutions with its range of hybrid and electric buses.


Apolo Films

European studio (located in Navarra) mainly dedicated to the production, distribution and marketing of animated feature films for cinema based on well-known international characters.

Dinogames - Dr. Platypus and Ms. Wonbat

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Movie studios for the production of animated feature films. In this case, Sodena supports the production of the feature film in 3D format aimed at family audiences entitled 'Dinogames'.

ONENA, Operador Neutro Navarra

Onena (Operator Neutral Navarra, SL) is a neutral operator of fiber optic (FTTH; fiber to the home) focused on infrastructure development of ultra-fast networks and subsequent open leasing to telecom operators so that they can offer services access and interconnection through that FTTH to companies and individuals.

Open Bravo

Set up by entrepreneurs from Navarra, its product is ERP (Entrerprise Resources Planning) software developed within the Open Source philosophy (licences that allow the end user to modify the product and distribute it freely).

Sentil 2000

One of the main operators of services and integral solutions for automated vending in Spain, which operates all types of machines except tobacco. In addition, it sells and residually operates, dispensing machines for Personal Protective Equipment and other consumables (PPE).

The Think Lab

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Movie studios for the production of animated feature films. In this case, Sodena suppports the production of a family-style animated comedy entitled "Inspector Sun and the curse of the Black Widow."

TedCas Medical Systems

A company focused on the development and marketing of technologies (hardware and software), for the healthcare field. It provides access to, handling and searching medical information in hospital environments through the use of natural user interfaces (NUIs). By using TedCas medical personnel can monitor any kind of application in an aseptic manner.

Seed Capital / Start Up Capital Navarra

Abanza Technomed

Navarra company of research and development of instruments and medical devices specialized in biomedical innovation in the field of sports medicine.

Ápodo Creativitytech (Noxon)

Navarra company that develops, manufactures and sells, with its commercial brand ÁPODO, devices for audiovisual production that allow automatic camera movement.


The company Air-Rops takes the name of a new protection system for self-propelled vehicles, based on a new structure concept that expands automatically in a rollover situation, without driver intervention.

Agil Packaging System

Technological company that works with the objective of reinventing the packaging system for the bulky appliance by replacing expanded polystyrene (EPS or polyester) with a novel technique that focuses its main advantages in terms of reducing production costs, logistics and environmental costs.


A technology company in the agrifood sector that designs and manufactures devices for monitoring and controlling agricultural pests in real time.

Project of the II edition of Orizont, agrifood accelerator.

BeePlanet Factory

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Development, manufacture and trade of energy storage solutions based on batteries from electric vehicles.

Bee Standards

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Startup concerned about the recovery of natural pollination. Its objective is to help recover pollination levels that agricultural pesticides, diseases, environmental modifications and climate change have decimated internationally.

Project of the IV edition of Orizont, agrifood accelerator.


Technology company in the agrifood sector focused on the sensorization of fields in such a way that the farmer receives information in real time, of the main variables in which he can intervene in order to improve his crops and integrate with agricultural irrigation systems.

Project of the I edition of Orizont, agrifood accelerator.

Casilda y Jimena

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Exclusive fashion firm for children and women, of an artisanal character that differ thanks to the use of materials such fabrics as cashmere, alpaca or merino wool not used to date for children's fashion.

CO2 Revolution

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Solution against the carbon footprint through a new technological system of mass planting (smart seeds) by means of drones.

Project of the IV edition of Orizont, agrifood accelerator.


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'Start-up' dedicated to the development of solutions based on artificial intelligence (AI) for the optimization of processes through the exploitation of data obtained from them.

Project of the V edicion of Orizont, agrifood accelerator.

Cocuus System

Technological company of the food sector dedicated to the sale of cutting machines, engraving, decoration and printing of food and other materials for haute cuisine.

Project of the III edition of Orizont, agrifood accelerator.

Eolive Vertical

An engineering company that maintains wind turbines. Eolive offers blade engineering at the height of the turbine, with innovative access solutions.

Estudios Melitón


Business project that offers professional film studios in the Campus of Lekaroz and, at the same time, training of qualified professionals in the film industry.


Technology-based company that designs, develops and markets non-invasive clinical diagnostic equipment by detecting exhaled biomarkers, i.e., present in human breath.


Professional care platform for families, companies and entities.


Technology company that develops drones for civil and agricultural applications.

Project of the I edition of Orizont agrifood accelerator.


Microclimatic control system and monitoring of fermentation in wooden barrels through the use of Smart data.

Project of the IV edition of Orizont, agrifood accelerator.

Green Killer Weeds

Technology company of the agrifood sector that manufactures machinery for the elimination of weeds in crops in a totally ecological way through the use of electro-waves.

Project of the III edition of Orizont, agrifood accelerator.


helixnorth technidrone

Navarra company dedicated to the design and sale of drones, as well as the provision of services that facilitate access to remote places.

iAR, Industrial Augmented Reality

Technological company that develops and implements industrial solutions through advanced applications of augmented reality.

Ikan Biotech - The Zebrafish Lab

Company that offers analytical services in the biosanitary and environmental area, using the zebrafish.


Navarre company that develops smart solutions for monitoring and improving indoor air quality (IAQ).


Navarra company that has developed a new work process management methodology, inspired by the concept of Lean Manufacturing, designed for the optimization of the professional cleaning sector.

Lifeak Job Accommodation Solutions for Life

Navarra company dedicated to the improvement of opportunities and welfare of people with disabilities both in the professional as in the leisure and domestic fields.

Making Genetics

Company that offers services in genomics research base, as the preparation and design of projects, conducting genetic and epigenetic determinations and interpretation of results and statistical analysis. It also develops new genetic and epigenetic panels for resale and marketing.

MG Nutrición 3G

Navarra company that develops and markets nutritional genetic tests.

Project of the I edition of Orizont, agrifood accelerator.

MOA Foodtech

Navarre company specialized in the development and generation of quality protein components and high nutritional value from agri-food by-products.


It is an online community that facilitates the resolution of microtasks of the day to day putting in contact people who need help in their activities with people able and trained to help them.


Booking software through a cross-cloud platform that enables online booking in sport centres via computer, a smartphone and Facebook. Email and SMS reminder services and interactivity between registered users complete the package.

Opendomo Things (ONNA)

logo onna

Navarra company specialized in the development of software and hardware for home automation solutions.


Navarra company dedicated to the commercialization of frozen, bagged and diced raw meat that facilitates the administration of the daily intake of pets (dogs and cats).


logo pyroistech

Specialized in the manufacture of light sources in the field of photonics and development of specific solutions for the agri-food industry based on the use of optical technology.

Project of the V edition of agrifood accelerator Orizont.

Sanae Corp. Alimentaria

Navarra company that prepares dishes prepared for food intolerances with healthy foods.

Start Up Capital Navarra

An Enterprise Development Company with public and private participation aimed at investment in innovative business projects in their initial phases (seed capital and start-up).

Stone Cooker

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Startup dedicated to the manufacture of "Suiseki" tables, a new gastronomic and social experience that consists of creating a 100 % natural volcanic stone table where diners interact and, at the same time, the food is cooked.

Project of IV edition of Orizont, agrifood accelerator.

Telum Therapeutics

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Biotechnology 'start-up' that develops new treatments for infectious diseases based on the use of lytic enzymes, called enzyibiotics, from bacteriophages..

Tu Speaking

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English e-learning platform aimed at companies, institutions and professionals that exploits a new method of learning ‘on demand’.

Useful Wastes

Navarra company that develops technology for the reuse of waste from desalination.

Project of the II edition of Orizont, agrifood accelerator.


Navarreacompany that packages and pasteurizes fresh vegetables for marketing.

Project of the II edition of Orizont, agrifood accelerator.

Vision Quality

Navarra company that designs, develops and manufactures inspection and classification machines based on vision and artificial intelligence for the food and beverage industry.

Vitale, Intelligent Training System

A company that has developed a cloud platform for specific sports prescriptions aimed at fitness and health professionals so that they can improve and complement their training programmes for their customers.

Velites Sport

Engaged in designing, manufacturing and marketing nationally and internationally customized products for sports practice, especially for crossfit and functional fitness.

Welfare Tracker

Navarra company that develops animal welfare measurement systems through biometric devices.

Project of the III edition of Orizont, agrifood accelerator.

Wise Nature

Navarre company that prepares mixtures of superfoods and own vegan products.

Project of the III edition of Orizont, agrifood accelerator.


Navarra manufacturer of sauces, creams and spreads. it develops tailored to the needs of the client recipes, in classic and pasta sauces, in soups and cold creams, topping pizza sauces, fish sauces with seawater and salty spreads or sweet for breakfast, among others proposals.

Zapa and Friends

Navarra company that develops and markets a tool for the natural acquisition of a foreign language through multimedia content adapted for children.


Navarra company that develops and markets fresh and dehydrated citrus solutions (orange, lemon, etc.) cut and packaged for hotels and catering establishments.


Alai Termoformados

Navarra company, a subsidiary of the Guipuzcoan Plastics Alai, dedicated to the transformation of plastic by extrusion and thermoforming processes.

Bacaicoa Industrias Plásticas

Navarre family business dedicated to the manufacture of plastic film for the food and industrial sectors.


Navarre company dedicated to the design and manufacture of office furniture and chairs.


Associated labor cooperative engaged in the manufacture and marketing of elements that give functionality and aesthetics to white goods and provide solutions man - machine interface and sealing by printed gaskets.

Model Metal

Navarre company located in Funes dedicated to the purchase of steel and its transformation for the manufacture and subsequent painting of complex metal parts.

Parque de la Naturaleza de Navarra - Sendaviva

A company set up by the Directorate-General of Commerce and Tourism of the Government of Navarra. It is a leisure/theme park located in a natural setting near Arguedas (Navarra).

Rodona Industria Gráfica

Navarre graphic arts company dedicated exclusively to printing by digital systems in both black and white and color.

Salinas de Navarra

A company that produces, transforms and markets vacuum salt for such diverse applications as the food sector, industry, or water treatment.

Sic Lázaro

Company whose main business lines are related to the manufacture and sale of counterweights for concrete and iron elevators, large counterweights and machinery chassis.


Navarre company manufacturer of bus and coach bodies.

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