The President of the Saxon parliament, Dr Matthias Rößler, received the EU Commissioner for budget and personnel, Günther H. Oettinger in Dresden. Together they visited Heliatek and got a view of the production facility. Dr Martin Pfeiffer, one of the Founders, and Dr Ralph Wichtendahl, vice Ppresident operations, shared the latest information on technical and sales developments of the company.
Heliatek, a world leader in organic photovoltaic and a manufacturer of solar films based in Dresden, Germany, has put together a €80M round to finance the expansion of its HeliaFilm manufacturing capacity by one million square-metres per year. This round comprises €42M in equity, €20M in debt, and about €18M in subsidies.
The Heliatek GmbH (Dresden, Germany) has reached an important milestone in its pilot project in Singapore. The organic solar film HeliaFilm is being rigorously tested under the tropical weather conditions of Singapore to provide new urban-fit energy solutions for the ever growing cities of Asia.