Founded in: 2011
Founders: Philippe Jans, Jonathan Schrauwen, Jan Palmaers
Prizes: JCI Antwerp Young Entrepreneur of the Year (2015), Belgian Energy and Environmental Prize (2014), Agribex Golden Hoof (2011)
Nominations: JCI Flemish Young Entrepreneur of the Year (2015)
Biogas is the only way of producing durable energy that offers us the possibility to match supply with demand. Then how is it that the world is not filled with biogas installations?
The idea of Biolectric originated in 2009 with the answer to that question. After building a proof-of-concept installation in 2011, Philippe Jans – reinforced by the steady investor he found in the family Westerlund (Taste Invest) and together with Jan Palmaers and Jonathan Schrauwen – established Biolectric.
In the following three years, various technical innovations (some of which now patented) caused reliability to increase significantly and labour for the end customer to reduce dramatically.
Today the product is mature and with representation in about a dozen countries, Biolectric successfully spreads its international wings!