The company and its product
Solaxess SA was established in January 2015 by the two founders domiciled in Neuchâtel, Sebastien Eberhard and Olivier Gavillet. This allows us to keep the technology, which was developed by CSEM, in Switzerland. We operate internationally, headquartered in Neuchatel - Switzerland.
We deploy 3 patents of the CSEM to manufacture and commercialize a nanotechnology based film for the use in Photovoltaic modules in order to render them in different surface colors. Especially white, which is a uniqueness in the market.
The film is integrated in the PV module during its production by the PV manufacturer in order to render a mirror-like surface white or all other color desired.
This feature is essential to develop activ façades in the BIPV (Building Integrated Photovoltaics) field. Thanks to our product, we obtain a full construction element.
Currently, the market lacks
of photovoltaic (PV) products specifically designed to be integrated into buildings (BIPV).
Most PV modules, built to maximize sunlight absorption, appear blue-black. This
appearance, caused by the presence of cells and connections, is visually
unaesthetic and complicates the acceptance of Photovoltaic elements by architects and
The research & development of our product is driven by the CSEM in Neuchâtel, a research center and specialized development, particularly in microelectronics, energy management and photovoltaic technology.