AQUAERO

AquAero LLC is a spin-off company of the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland. The company consists of two mechanical and an electrical engineer. The company started in private initiative of scientific assistants of the University. Thus the University offered the opportunity for the development. The company was founded in August 2014 in Windisch with the purpose of water harvesting from the air for drinking and process water supply. Along the development a second application and market was discovered. The technology will now be used for industrial dehumidification as well.

TEAM

  • Christoph Müller, Initiator, Mechanical Engineer

  • Daniel Meyer, Electrical Engineer

  • Thomas Manyoky, Mechanical Engineer

left to right:

Christoph Müller, Initiator, Mechanical Engineer

Daniel Meyer, Electrical Engineer

Thomas Manyoky, Mechanical Engineer

SPONSORSHIP

University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland

Construction of a lab test rig & a parameter study sponsored by the Fund for Reseach Aargau

Start-up coaching sponsored by Genisuisse Aargau

Technical feasibility study sponsored by the Federal Office for the Environment

Prix eco.ch – Audience award sponsored by Swiss Bluetec Bridge

Construction of a demonstration test rig for energy efficient dehumidification sponsored by the Swiss Climate Foundation

AWARDS

Winner of category Technics at Swiss UpStart Award 2015

Winner of the audience award 2017