Business Creation

Glowee

Enlightened by the sea.

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rue Pierre Fontaine 4, 91000 Evry, France

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The start-up

Glowee develops a bioluminescent raw material to tackle the environmental and health related issues of electricity for lighting.

 

The need

There is a need to offer an alternative solution to reduce the 15% share of electricity used in the world for the purposed of lighting, which accounts for 5% of global greenhouse gas emissions. There is also a need to reduce light pollution.

The solution

Glowee has developed a bioreactor-based technology called “Pipelight” that is dedicated for use in the urban landscape, using optimised bioluminescent microbes. Target customers are the green building and urban furniture industries.

The value proposition

  • Highly aesthetic light.
  • Wide environmental benefits.