Since the signing of the Paris Accord further to COP21,
a global awareness of the need to fight climate change has begun in earnest.
Meanwhile, the photovoltaics sector, often criticised for its intermittent and random energy production,
continues to see its costs fall drastically.
Innovation is therefore essential within the context of changing behaviours towards electric mobility,
local production of energy and making surfaces smart.
Since our beginnings in 2008, our goal has been to make all surfaces producers of energy thanks to our photovoltaic glass technology.
Sunpartner’s areas of activities include construction, connected devices and transportation.
Integrating solar energy without impacting on aesthetics allows for local electricity sources available everywhere.
Thanks to our competencies, we have built up portfolio of some 130 patents and offer innovative solutions
to energy challenges for our partners and customers, from R&D through to industrialisation.
Because we constantly place innovation at the heart of our developments, our collaboration methods are diverse,
including offering partners turnkey licences.
We are also involved in creating joint-ventures in highly targeted markets, with recognised expert players,
in order to offer specific solutions precisely suited for client requirements.
Lastly, we ensure the sale of our components via a network of qualified subcontractors,
who can manage manufacture and commercialization.
Ludovic Deblois co-founded Sunpartner Technologies with Joël Gilbert. An engineer by training (degree from UTC), he has always been passionate about using technological innovations to serve the needs of human beings and the environment. Previously, he worked on industrial solutions in the automobile industry, and then was head of international development for innovative telecommunication solutions in oceanographic observation and protection of maritime resources (at CLS, a subsidiary of the French Space Agency).
Marie Guillaume is in charge of all the tasks related to Marketing and Communication, for the Consumer, Building and Transportation markets – tradeshows, events, communication media. Engineer graduated from Centrale Marseille, she previously worked as photovoltaic project manager before moving towards marketing-oriented missions.
Graduated from the ENS (Ecole Normale Supérieure), Laurent Petit has held a series of strategic positions at Schneider Electric, over the world. President of the brand in Mexico, Chile and Bulgaria, ha has also held central positions in business strategy and product development. With this experience, Laurent Petit joined Sunpartner Technologies as Marketing & Sales Director of the Building sector.
Bernard Nonnenmacher inspires Sunpartner Technologies’ Patents and Licensing strategy through his consulting firm specializing in Industrial Property, Global Inventions. This engineer in micro-electronics has many fields of expertise (a DEA degree in photonics from Supélec, a bachelor’s degree in law from CEIPI, an MBA from Stanford); he formerly worked for IBM and the Gemplus-Gemalto group (VP of Industrial Property and Licensing).
Thierry Godard is in charge of Sunpartner Technologies’ development on the Consumer and Transportation markets. Before joining us, he served as head of marketing and business development at Tyco Electronics/M/A-COM, Stepmind SA, and Asahi Kasei Microdevices Europe-AKM, and co-founded consulting firms. Thierry is a specialist in microelectronics and followed a course on Strategic Management at the Boston University and ESSEC.
Franck Aveline brings all his expertise in semiconductor materials and microelectronics, applied to various fields, to the R & D team and Sunpartner Technologies’ applications. He is in charge of our pilot line and producing our components. An engineering graduate from Centrale Nantes, Franck started in telecommunications (MATRA communication) before working with Texas Instruments and National Semiconductor.
Franck Edme is our Chief Technology Officer, with 25 years’ experience in digital security technologies and microelectronics, including 13 as R & D and Product Director for the Gemplus-Gemalto Group. He is a microelectronics engineer (ENSERB) and has a business degree from IAE.
Myriam Roman is in charge of the multiple tasks of the HR Department: recruitment, training, managing individual and group relations, and HR development. The experience she has gained in consulting and recruiting firms (including HAYS) brings an operational approach to HR management at Sunpartner.