Synhelion aims at replacing fossil fuels by economically viable CO2-neutral drop-in fuels which are 100% compatible with the current global fuel infrastructure.


The solutions of Synhelion combine state-of-the-art solar tower systems with proprietary high-temperature thermochemical processes for the production of solar fuels.

Why Synhelion technology?


Industrial partner


Synhelion has teamed up with the leading energy company Eni S.p.A. to further develop the Synhelion innovations into a viable commercial technology. The two companies signed a cooperation agreement in 2017. The collaboration targets the development of pilot plants at different scales until the technology is industrialized.



Academic partners
Funding agency


Synhelion SA is a privately owned company, incorporated in May 2016 under the law of Switzerland, with a share capital of 7'500’000 CHF.

Dr. Philipp Good

Head of Solar Technologies

Dr. Lukas Geissbühler

Head of Energy Storage Technologies

Dr. Simon Ackermann

Head of Thermochemistry

Prof. Giorgio Mazzanti

Strategic Advisor

Prof. Aldo Steinfeld

Scientific Advisor