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Eurostars MEPV2 project awarded!

We are very happy to announce that we partner with Dow Silicones Belgium and Topsil in a Eurostars project. Eurostars is a joint programme between EUREKA and the European Commission, co-funded from the national budgets of 36 Eurostars Participating States and Partner Countries and by the European Union through Horizon 2020. The consortium is bringing a[…]

H2020 Project GRECO: Open Science for innovative products in photovoltaics

Insolight participates together other 10 international partners in GRECO, in a pilot of the European Commission that aims to put into action the concepts of open science and responsible research and innovation for the development of socially responsible photovoltaic products. To demonstrate that the application of Open Science practices (and more broadly, Responsible Research and[…]

Seed round closed

Seed round closed!

ANNOUNCEMENT We are delighted to announce that we successfully closed our Seed Round of CHF 2.3 Mio. It was made possible thanks to our lead investor investiere.ch, as well as the co-investors Zürcher Kantonal Bank and a group of private business angels. This first financing round will be a cornerstone for achieving our next milestones.[…]

TOP100 Swiss Startups: Best newcomers

We have beautifully entered the TOP100 Swiss Startup list by being the best newcomers! This makes us 18th overall 🙂 This leads us well into the progress we’re making at the moment. We’re looking forward to showing it with the results coming from our first pilot site! Read more here: http://www.startup.ch/top100

Venture Kick III

We’re finishing the year with a nice announcement: We’ve won Venture Kick III 🙂 We’re very grateful for VK’s ongoing support. As Laurent, our CEO, best puts it: The three stages of the program helped us to progress on the business aspects, with continuous coaching and monitoring. The support received at the kickers camps was outstanding[…]

Climate KIC

We have entered the Climate-KIC Accelerator, Europe’s largest public private partnership addressing climate change 🙂 Looking forward to the great upcoming events! Read more about it here.

FIT-seed loan

The FIT (Fondation pour l’Innovation Technologique) granted us a CHF100’000.- loan. This loan is aimed at accelerating our product development and build our first pilot site. Read more about it here. edit: New article here.

Insolight's prototype

Efficiency record: 36.4%

We are proud to announce a new efficiency record of our technology: 36.4%. This result, validated by the Fraunhofer ISE, is a potential world record for a flat panel that can be mounted on a roof. Conventional solar panels have an efficiency of about 20%, meaning that our technology nearly doubles the energy output per surface. Read more[…]