Member - SpinDrive

SpinDrive provides turn-key drivetrains with high-speed electrical machines and frictionless bearings for OEMs in HVAC.

Type Startup or self-employed
Founded 2015
Company Size 7
Member Type
Founders Janne Heikkinen, Alexander Smirnov, Nikita Uzhegov, Teemu Sillanpää
Headquarters 53100 Lappeenranta, Finland
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SpinDrive commercializes levitation technology. Our passion is to push energy efficiency to the maximum level and promote oil-free solutions in various industries. SpinDrive provides highly efficient turn-key drivetrains, which consist of the high-speed electrical machine, frictionless magnetic bearings, controller and condition monitoring software. We help our customers to significantly increase system efficiency of their solutions, reduce material consumption and simplify an equipment installation process. The SpinDrive team consists of highly educated and experienced specialists with an extensive research background. Team members are co-inventors in the field related patents. Three out of four co-founders hold a doctoral degree in control, mechanical and electromagnetic engineering. Team members have extensive experience in project management of small- and medium-size projects.
Headquarters 53100 Lappeenranta, Finland

SDG’s of application

The Sustainable Development Goals are a call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity everywhere.
Clean Water and
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Affordable and
Clean Energy
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Industry, Innovation
and Infrastructure
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SDG 11
Sustainable Cities
and Communities
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SDG 12
Responsible Consumption
and production
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Efficient Solutions

Labelled Solutions from SpinDrive

The Solar Impulse Efficient Solution label seeks to bridge the gap between ecology and economy, bringing together protection of the environment and financial viability to show that these solutions are not expensive fixes to problems, but rather opportunities for clean economic growth.