Northwestern University

Northwestern is a leading private research university with an annual budget of $2 billion and sponsored research in excess of $500 million. Northwestern is Co-Founder and has been a Core Member of SOFI since 2012.

Location:  Evanston, IL, USA

IL&FS

Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited (IL&FS) is one of India’s leading infrastructure development and finance companies.  IL&FS has been a Core Member of SOFI since 2014.

 Location:  Mumbai, India

Uppsala University

Uppsala is a premier research university and a member of the Swedish Consortium at Ångström Laboratory.  Uppsala has served as a Core Member of SOFI since 2013.

Location:  Uppsala, Sweden

Swedish Consortium

The Swedish Consortium brings together leading Swedish research groups to develop novel routes for hydrogen production from solar energy and water.  The Swedish Consortium has been a collaborating member of SOFI since 2013.

Location:  Uppsala, Stockholm, and Lund, Sweden

Shell Gamechanger

Shell GameChanger identifies unproven ideas that have the potential to drastically impact the future of energy. Shell has been a supporting member of SOFI since 2014.

Location:  Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Total

  Total invests in innovative technologies and business models that will help meet the challenges of the energy transition.  Total has been a supporting member of SOFI since 2013.

Location:  Paris, France

Argonne

Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) is a research lab for the Department of Energy (DOE) dedicated to clean energy, environment, technology, and national security. ANL has been a Supporting Member of SOFI since 2013.

Location:  Lemont, IL, USA

DIFFER

DIFFER – Dutch Institute for Fundamental Research specializes in the fields of fusion and solar fuels with academia and industry. DIFFER has been a supporting member of SOFI since 2014.

Location:  Eindhoven, The Netherlands

KCAP

  KCAP – Korean Center for Artificial Photosynthesis was established at Sogang University in 2009.  KCAP is supported by the National Research Foundation of Korea.  KCAP has been a member of SOFI since 2013.

Location: Seoul, South Korea

Max Planck Institute

 The Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion is one of 82 Institutes of the Max Planck Society, Germany’s premier research organization.  Max Planck has been a member of SOFI since 2013.

Location: Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany

Michigan State University

Michigan State University is an internationally recognized top 100 university with sponsored research of nearly $530 million. The Center of Research Excellence in Complex Materials at MSU (MSU CORE-CM) has been a member since 2015.

Location: East Lansing, MI, USA

Rutgers University

Rutgers is a leading national university with sponsored research of $744 million.  Rutgers has been a supporting member of SOFI since 2013.

Location:  New Brunswick, NJ, USA

TU Delft

TU Delft research is largely funded by The Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and NWO Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research. TUDelft has been a member of SOFI since 2013.

Location:  Delft, The Netherlands

Weizmann

The Weizmann Institute operates 50 multi-disciplinary centers and has research funding of over $260 million. Weizmann has been a member of SOFI since 2013.

Location:  Rehovot, Israel

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

Founded in 1848, Michael Best is a leading law firm, with an expertise in all aspects of business law. Michael Best became a collaborating member of SOFI in 2016.

Location: Chicago, IL, USA

JCAP

Joint Center For Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP) is the DOE research program and hub dedicated to solar-fuel generation technology. JCAP has been a collaborating member of SOFI since 2013.

Location:  Caltech in LA and LBNL in Berkeley, CA, USA

CEA

CEA is a French governmental funded research organization.  CEA has been a collaborating member in SOFI since 2013.

Location:  Grenoble, France

Solar Fuels Network

Solar Fuels Network brings together academic and industrial researchers in solar fuels and artificial photosynthesis.  SFN has been a collaborating member of SOFI since 2013.

Location:  London, UK

Catalytic Innovations

Catalytic Innovations is a spin-off company from Yale University and the ANSER collaboration that manufactures materials for corrosion protection, electrolysis, and gas-to-liquid refining processes. Catalytic Innovations has been a collaborating member of SOFI since 2015.

Location: Portsmouth, RI, USA

Climeworks

Climeworks is a leader in the supply of atmospheric CO2 as a feedstock for liquid fuel synthesis.  Climeworks became a collaborating member of SOFI in 2014.

Location:  Zurich, Switzerland

Proton

Proton OnSite manufactures hydrogen, nitrogen, and zero air generators.  Proton has been a SOFI collaborating member since 2014.

Location:  Wallingford, CT, USA