Making solar energy affordable


What makes Insolight unique

Insolight revolutionizes sun tracking with a simple concept which opens new perspectives for solar energy


Our technology makes the most efficient existing solar cells affordable, which boosts the generated electrical power


With Insolight, solar concentrators can be easily installed with standard mounting systems


Our technology reduces tracking overheads, which has the potential to decrease the cost of solar electricity


Laurent Coulot
Laurent Coulot
CEO & Co-Founder
Laurent obtained his master in Micro and Nanosystems at EPFL in 2012. During his master thesis at Logitech USA on indoor photovoltaics, he developed a strong interest for solar energy and realized the need for innovations in this field. His various experiences in biomedical (Biocartis), watchmaking (Rolex) and automotive (Melexis) industries allowed him to work on multiple technologies and problems, while giving him some business insights. He is responsible for supervising the execution and defining the strategy of Insolight.
Mathieu Ackermann
Mathieu Ackermann
CTO & Co-Founder
Mathieu graduated in 2010 with a master of science in Micro and Nanosystems at EPFL. He accomplished his master thesis at UC Berkeley on microfluidic devices for biomedical applications. After a first entrepreneurship experience in web development, he worked during 4 years as an application engineer at Melexis, where he developed a broad set of technical skills, while co-authoring several patents and publications. As the CTO of Insolight, Mathieu is responsible for supervising R&D and IP management.
Florian Gerlich
Florian Gerlich
COO & Co-Founder
Florian graduated at EPFL in 2013 with a master in Robotics and Autonomous Systems, and a minor in Space Technologies. He worked for Veolia Water Technologies (UK) where he took part to the development and production of water purification plants. Besides his deep technical skills in robotics, programming and strong organizational sense, Florian is also fluent in three languages. As the COO of Insolight, he is taking care of supervising the daily operations, prototypes and products manufacturing, while supporting the business development.


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