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INNOVATIVE SOLAR CELL TECHNOLOGY

Innovating photovoltaic solutions for a cleaner world.



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We Are Solaires


Solaires consists of a diverse team of scientists, engineers, business professionals and clean energy
enthusiasts united under one common goal: to develop the next generation of solar cells.


OUR VISION

Solaires develops novel and cost-effective technology solutions that address
compelling market gaps in solar energy harvesting.


OUR MISSION

To make solar energy more accessible by developing photovoltaic solutions that
contribute to minimizing the planet's environmental footprint.


OUR CORE VALUES

Respectful: We are respectful to ourselves, to our team members, and to our planet.

Responsible: We are responsible for the choices and decisions we make towards our colleagues and our environment.

Creative and Innovative: We are creative and innovative, the day we stop being creative we become stagnant.

Collaborative: We are collaborative, we work closely with our colleagues and external partners to achieve this mission together.


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Solaires is now Women Business Enterprise (WBE) Certified.

Women Business Enterprise

We are a leader among competitors when it comes to women in leadership with 63% of the management team being women.

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MEET OUR
PEROVSKITE SOLAR CELL

EXPERTS

Dr. Sahar Sam - CSO
Fabian de La Fuente - CEO
Ernest Daddey - CDO
Ida deHeer-Amissah - CFO
Dr. Deepak Gangadharan - MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY LEAD
Adam Bruce - ENGINEERING LEAD
Carolina Betancourt - Marketing and Business Development Manager
Dr. Sonal Prajapati - MARKET RESEARCH ANALYST
Dr. Anjusree Shyla - RESEARCH MANAGER
Dr. Shima Alagha - TECH TRANSFER MANAGER
Dr. Sahar Sam
CSO

Sahar has over 15 years of international industry and academic experience in R&D and implementing business and marketing strategies. She holds a B.Sc. and an M.Sc. in Materials Science and Engineering from Shiraz University and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Victoria. She has developed a novel technology in the nanofabrication process and assembly and has 3 patents.

Fabian de La Fuente
CEO

Fabian is a serial entrepreneur, a self-made inventor, an investor, and a researcher. He has a Bachelor of International Trade. Fabian has a 33-year history of successfully leading challenging technology endeavours. He has launched over a dozen leading technology products worldwide. He also led research and manufacturing teams in 4 continents. He’s the named inventor in over 75 patents.

Ernest Daddey
CDO

Ernest holds a BSc Hons in Materials Science from the University of Greenwich. He has worked as a Managing Director & CTO, Business Advisor, and the Director of Product Development & Commercialization in businesses around the Vancouver area. He has 4 patents and was awarded 4 awards, including the David Patton Award for Innovation and Business Excellence Award-nominee "Business Person of the Year."

Ida deHeer-Amissah
CFO

Ida has a Diploma in Accounting and Finance from The University of Ghana. She is a fellow of the global professional accounting body, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants Canada (British Columbia). She has worked as a Financial Analyst at Boulders Advisors Ltd, a Management Consultant at KPMG, a Partner at Teed & Company, and a Sole Practitioner at her accounting firm.

Dr. Deepak Gangadharan
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY LEAD

Deepak has a Ph.D. in Energy and Material Science from Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS). He has over 7 years of experience working with various solar technologies and over 5 years of experience developing cutting-edge perovskite solar cell materials and fabrication techniques. He was awarded 3 prestigious Fonds de Recherche du Québec - Nature et Technologies (FRQNT) scholarships to conduct his doctoral work. He has published over 20 peer-reviewed papers.

Adam Bruce
ENGINEERING LEAD

Adam has a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Victoria. He has worked as a mechanical engineer in product design and testing for a wide range of technologies.

Carolina Betancourt
MARKETING AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Carolina holds a Master of Global Business from the University of Victoria. She also has a Bachelor of International Business from EAFIT and a Bachelor of Business Administration and Management from EM Strasbourg. She has worked as a Digital Marketing Analyst and a Marketing, Sales, and Accounts Receivable intern.

Dr. Sonal Prajapati
MARKET RESEARCH ANALYST

Sonal has a Ph.D. in Applied Physics. She completed a Master of Science in Applied Physics with First Division. She has worked as a Research Assistant and has undertaken research projects in Applied Physics at the M.S. University of Baroda, India. Other experience includes being an Assistant Professor in the M.D. Patel Institute of Physical Science and Research, India.

Dr. Anjusree Shyla
RESEARCH MANAGER

Anjusree is a technology and business savvy Research Scientist holding a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, specializing in nanomaterial synthesis and device fabrication for energy conversion and storage devices. She has a Master of Technology in Nanotechnology from reputable international universities and is currently pursuing a certificate in Data Science & Machine Learning at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Shima Alagha
TECH TRANSFER MANAGER

Shima has a Ph.D. in Physics from Simon Fraser University. She also completed a BSc and an MSc in Physics at the RWTH Aachen University in Germany. She has worked as a Senior Research Scientist and an R&D Scientist, all in the work of Renewable Energy Research and Technology Transfer. She has published 10+ papers pertaining to nanotechnology and more.



OUR TECHNOLOGY

From the little things to the bigger picture.




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SOLAR CELLS

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SOLAR INK

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