Renowned DTU scientist becomes CEO to commercialize polymer solar cells

Monday 22 Jan 18

About infinityPV

infinityPV is a Danish developer and manufacturer of printed solar cells, as well as materials and test equipment for printed electronics. Products include solar cells, inks, transparent conductive electrodes, solar simulators, and characterization and manufacturing hardware. infinityPV aims to make polymer solar cell technology accessible and affordable to the world.

More information about infinityPV can be found at https://infinityPV.com.

Professor Frederik C. Krebs, previously heading polymer solar cell research at DTU Energy, has taken over as CEO of the startup company infinityPV.

Professor Frederik C. Krebs, who previously headed the polymer solar cell effort at DTU Energy and one of the leading scientists in the field, has taken over as full-time CEO of infinityPV.

InfinityPV is a Danish developer and manufacturer of printed solar cells, as well as materials and test equipment for printed electronics. The company was founded in 2014 by Frederik C. Krebs, and other colleagues, at DTU Energy.

“I am really happy and look forward to dedicating all my time to the technology that I have worked on for 18 years”, Frederik C. Krebs states. “We have achieved high efficiencies and good lifetimes, but we will continuously encounter challenges as we scale the technology.”

"I am really happy and look forward to dedicating all my time to the technology that I have worked on for 18 years"
Frederik C. Krebs, former professor at DTU Energy, now CEO at infinityPV

Frederik C. Krebs believes that these new challenges are best met in the private sector.

“I want to make infinityPV realize the full potential of organic photovoltaics and printed solar cells and I want to enable anybody to manufacture, implement, and disseminate this technology in the right way”, says Frederik C. Krebs.

Read the press release about Frederik C. Krebs’ decision to leave academia here


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