Press Releases

Insulating Quartzene[®] cool roof coating generates significant energy savings – new research project confirms the material’s efficacy

An insulating cool roof coating containing Quartzene[®] is very efficient in saving energy – this has been confirmed in a research project at the University of Gävle. The aim of the project, which was carried out in 2022, was to simulate the energy consumption of a standard building covered with a Quartzene[®] cool roof coating. The good result is due, among other things, to the very high solar reflectance index (SRI) of Quartzene[®].

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New independent testing of SeaQare™ – the technology for antifouling paints that reduces copper release from leisure boats into our seas

In September, Svenska Aerogel introduced their new product SeaQare™, an innovative technology that can be used in antifouling paint to reduce copper release from leisure boats into our seas. At that time, the company also presented independent testing of SeaQare™ from 2021 which had extraordinary results. Now results have come in from another test, carried out in 2022. The new independent testing also presents very good results, which confirms the positive effect of SeaQare™.

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New technology can save energy in the process industry – Svenska Aerogel and Worlée to present their collaboration WorléeShield

On Thursday, October 27 at 2:00 PM (CEST), German chemical company Worlée will be hosting a webinar together with Svenska Aerogel. During the webinar, the two companies will present their collaboration WorléeShield. WorléeShield is a sprayable thermal insulating coating which can – due to its low thermal conductivity – save energy and costs. In addition, the technology can protect personnel against contact burns and thus contribute to increased safety at workplaces in the process industry.

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Innovative, sustainable technology for antifouling paints – Svenska Aerogel to launch new product

This month Svenska Aerogel participated in the International Antifouling Conference, organized by I-Tech and RISE in Gothenburg. At the conference, Pernilla Ståhle, Head of R&D at Svenska Aerogel, presented the company’s new product SeaQare™ – a sustainable technology that can be used in antifouling paints to reduce copper toxicity in our seas. Independent product testing has presented extraordinary results.

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New CFO appointed – Svenska Aerogel Holding AB

Elin Lovén will take up the position as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Svenska Aerogel Holding AB. Elin will replace Olof Esgård and will join Svenska Aerogel latest January 2023. She is a senior executive with a vast CFO experience and finance reporting experience from companies such as Sandvik Mining & Rock Technology, Duro Sweden AB and Grant Thornton.

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Positive start to the third quarter of 2022 for Svenska Aerogel

Recently, Svenska Aerogel received the first payment of just over 223 KEUR for the collaboration agreement that was signed in July with a world-leading producer in the process industry. This has a positive financial impact on the third quarter of 2022. Revenues from other sales will be added to this amount. Based on today’s exchange rate, the total financial compensation to Svenska Aerogel for the collaboration during the fall of 2022 will be 465 KEUR in the form of R&D services.

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Svenska Aerogel enters into a strategical agreement with a world-leading producer in the process industry.

To optimize the use of Quartzene®, a world leading producer in the process industry enters into a collaboration agreement with Svenska Aerogel. The collaboration agreement initially refers to funding a joint research and development plan.  The financial compensation to Svenska Aerogel amounts to 465 KEUR for the R&D services. In addition, the customer has the option to order Quartzene®, with an expectation of approximately 30 tons per year during the pilot phase.

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