Founded in 2009 as a spin-off of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems in Freiburg, Germany, the SolarSpring GmbH, membrane solutions has grown into a world market leader for membrane distillation technology.

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Our core team of 6 engineers and scientists, most of which have been with the company since “day one”, is entirely committed to water treatment and drinking water production.

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SolarSpring systems can be found all over the world and are built at our company venue the “Solarhaus” in Freiburg, Germany.

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We cooperate and network internationally with smart and creative individuals, but since we value the preservation of resources and local partnerships most of our suppliers are regional.

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As a reward for our innovative ideas and developments we were awarded the “Land of Ideas” prize in 2012 and the “Technology-Transfer-Prize” in 2014

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When conventional wastewater treatment reaches its limits or the disposal of process fluids is uneconomical, membrane distillation technology is our recommended solution. If the water source is remote from common infrastructure, our solar powered filtration systems are the right choice.

Founded in 2009 as a spin-off of the Fraunhofer ISE, SolarSpring GmbH - membrane solutions, has evolved into an international pioneer in the field of membrane distillation. The heart of the company, 6 engineers, are entirely committed to innovative waste- and drinking water treatment technology. SolarSpring system are manufactured in-house at the “Solarhaus” in Freiburg, Germany. Locally and internationally we profit from a unique support network consisting of experts in various fields.

We believe in the mindful use of all resources, not just water, which is why we work together with local and regional suppliers as much as possible. Our company is organized in a purposeful and goal orientated manner.

We have been awarded with various prizes for our innovate developments. In 2012 for example we received the “Land der Ideen” prize the “Technologie-Transferpreis” in 2014.