Millions in funding and partnership for Insplorion

18 August, 2016

Insplorion at Sahlgrenska Science Park has been granted important funds. Almost 4 million has been granted to the development company in the nanotechnology area after recent successful applications. In addition, the company’s founder has been awarded 30 million for further research on the technology. Now Insplorion initiate a strategic partnership.

“It is exceptional that we have such a high success rate and it’s great that others see the potential of our technology. In the long term, the founder groups research funds will also affect us in a very positive way “says Patrik Dahlqvist, CEO of Insplorion.

The largest grant to the company (2.8 million) comes from the Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research, Mistra. The problem of air pollution is the single biggest environmental health risk, according to the World Health Organization. Insplorion develop a mobile gas sensor that can measure air quality in the world’s major cities, where the sensor will be placed on lamp posts and traffic lights for measurement in real time.

The company has also obtained grants from the Swedish Energy Agency and Chalmers University´s area of strength Nanoscience and nanotechnology. In addition, Insplorion benefit from that Christoph Langhammer, one of the company’s founders, received nearly 30 million in funding for the combination of Insplorion´s NanoPlasmic Sensing technology with plastic materials (Plastic plasmonics).

Now it has also been made clear that a multinational component company invest in a partnership with Insplorion and the battery cell manufacturer AGM Batteries. Sensor technology has significance also for the life science part.

For more information, please contact Patrik Dahlqvist, CEO of Insplorion, by e-mail: