About us

volterion GmbH was founded in 2015 as a spin-off of the Fraunhofer Institute UMSICHT, Oberhausen. The company produces and sells compact-size redox flow batteries for private homes. With the novel energy storage self-generated power from fluctuating renewable energies can be retrieved even in the night or during times of low solar intensity.

  • Raised additional seed financing in January 2016
  • Company Formation Together with Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
  • Winner of the ACHEMA 2015 Start-Up Competition Energy
  • Secured Industry Partners for Field-Tests
  • Raised 1 Mio. € Seed-Financing in July 2014

Founders and Managing Directors


Thorsten Seipp, volterion Managing Director

Thorsten Seipp

Dipl.-Ing. Chemical Engineering

 

Founder and Managing Director of volterion.

Responsible for product development, process technology, marketing & sales, industry cooperations.

4 years as scientist at Fraunhofer UMSICHT (Electrochemical Storage Group), one of the inventors of the core technology.

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Sascha Berthold, volterion Managing Director

Sascha Berthold

Dipl.-Ing. Electrical Engineering

 

Founder and Managing Director of volterion.

Responsible for electronics product development, production processes, product management

8 years as scientist at Fraunhofer UMSICHT (Electrochemical Storage Group), one of the inventors of the core technology

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Thomas Gebauer, volterion Managing Director

Thomas Gebauer

 

Founder and Managing Director of volterion.

Responsible for finance, corporate legal, hr, admin.

10 years Start-up CFO in Europe, U.S. and Asia, raised € 90 million of equity, loan, grant financing
10 years of experience as Investment Manager in Private Equity- and VC-Funds.
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