TEAM

Bloom combines entrepreunarial experience and strong expertise in chemistry

OPERATIONAL TEAM

Remy Buser 

CEO & co-founder
Remy is a chemist by training with 5+ years of startup experience. He has also advised decision-makers on environmental bills and worked in the chemical industry in China. He is passionate about building teams, leveraging technologies and turning disruptive visions into sustainable businesses that have a global impact.

remy@bloombiorenewables.com

 

 

Dr. Florent Héroguel

COO & co-founder
Florent holds a Master degree from École Normale Supérieure de Lyon (France) and a PhD in Chemistry from ETH Zürich. He is currently scientist at EPFL where he develops new processes for biomass valorization. He aims at leveraging his knowledge in chemistry and chemical engineering to take academic concepts to the market.

florent@bloombiorenewables.com

Jean Behaghel de Bueren

CSO – PhD student at EPFL
Jean is a chemical engineer with experience in the Flavor and Fragrance industry. He became fascinated by the new potential of biomass valorization thanks to the use of innovative technologies. His ambition to take part in the paradigm shift from a system where the renewability and the eco-responsability were constraints and become now profitable opportunities.

ADVISORS

Prof. Jeremy Luterbacher

Co-founder – Assistant Professor at EPFL
Jeremy is at the head of the Laboratory of Sustainable and Catalytic Processing. He received his Ph.D. in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from Cornell University (2012) and performed a Postdoc at University of Wisconsin Madison (2012-2014). He received the ERC Starting Grant (2017) and was awarded University Latsis Prize (2019) and Werner Prize from Swiss Chemical Society (2019).

 

 

Jonathan Cohen

Dupont

SCIENTIFIC TEAM

Maxime Hedou

Head of materials at Bloom

Scientist at EPFL

maxime@bloombiorenewables.com

Maxime obtained his Master degree focussing on fibres and bio-materials from UGA-Grenoble INP Pagora and perfomed an internship at Nestle Research Center.

Coming Soon

Senior scientist

BUSINESS TEAM

Gaspard Ky

Business developer

EXTERNAL TEAM MEMBERS

Chloé Wegmann

Head of production – HEIA Fribourg

Vincent Pilloud
Chemical Engineer – HEIA Fribourg

 

 

 

Bloom is gratefull to its supporters 

Innobooster 

Research grant (2020-2021)

 Bloom received support from the Gebert Rüf Stiftung.

 

IDEALFUEL European project

Research grant (2020-2022)

 

Bloom received support for the IDEALFUEL European project. The project started on May, 1st 2020.

 

Fondation FIT

Loan (2019)

Bloom recived a loan from Fondation pour l’Innovation Technologique.

Venture Kick

Convertible loan (2019-2020)

Bloom was selected for Venture Kick acceleration program, stages I, II and III. In addition to mentoring and training, the program delivers financial support.

>>Venture>> competition

Cash prize (2019)

As a finalist in the hardware vertical, Bloom received a cash prize.

Innosuisse project

Research grant (2020-2021)

Innosuisse supports a collaborative project between Bloom and HEIA for scaling-up our technology.

Best Swiss AIT Brazil Startup

Cash prize (2019)

Bloom was awarded the prize of best Swiss AIT Brazil Startup 2019.

Climate KIC Accelerator

Grant (2019-2020)

Bloom was selected for the three stages of the accelerator and received a grant in addition to mentoring and coaching.

SEIF Award for responsible business

Cash prize (2019)

Bloom was awarded the SEIF Award for responsible business.

Tech4Impact Playgrant

Research grant (2019)

Research hosted at EPFL

Gebert Rüf Stiftung

Research grant (2019-2020)

Bloom received support Gebert Rüf Stiftung.

Innosuisse feasibility study
Research grant (2018-2019)

Bloom received support from Innosuisse.