LEOSPHERE, founded in 2004, and its subsidiary Avent Lidar Technology are world leaders in ground-based and nacelle-mounted LIDAR (Light Dectection And Ranging) for atmospheric observation. The companies design, develop, manufacture, sell and service new turnkey remote-sensing instruments allowing wind measurement and aerosol characterization. LEOSPHERE has deployed several hundreds of LIDARs throughout the world in severe environments with the same concern of reliability, accuracy, return on investment, and dedication to atmospheric hazards control. We also provide tests, delivery, training, warranty, maintenance of all equipment and customer’s assistance. Avent Lidar Technology develops, manufactures and sells wind turbine-mounted LIDARs. Its mission is to help the wind industry use high-potential LIDAR technology to extend the reliability and optimize the performance of wind turbines and wind farms. Our customers are as well national weather services, research agencies than Wind developers, Turbine manufacturers, Utilities, Consultants, Aviation authorities and Universities from all over the world. LEOSPHERE and Avent Lidar Technology (in Wind Power only) offer the widest LIDAR range in the industry. OUR 4 MARKETS - Wind Power - Aviation Weather - Weather & Climate - Air Quality and Industrial Risk FACTS AND FIGURES: - More then 400 LIDARs sold and 1,500 installations in 45 countries - > 20 M€ revenue in 2013 with a continuous profitable growth since 2004 - > 150 people - > 20% R&D Expenses - Corporate independency: owned by founders & managers
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Orsay, FR
Size (employees)
102 (est)
Leosphere was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Orsay, FR
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Key People/Management at Leosphere



Chef de Produit
Aurélie ARAUJO

Aurélie ARAUJO

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Leosphere Office Locations

Leosphere has an office in Orsay
Orsay, FR (HQ)
14-16 rue Jean Rostand
Orsay, FR
16 Rue Jean Rostand
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Leosphere Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$28.7 m

Latest funding size

$993 k

Time since last funding

11 years ago


Leosphere's latest funding round in April 2007 was reported to be $993 k. In total, Leosphere has raised $28.7 m
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Leosphere News and Updates

Wind Lidar Market Research 2018: Global Industry Top Players (ZephIR, Leosphere, SgurrEnergy, Lockheed Martin and Mitsubishi Electric)

Wind Lidar market is a type of lidar which can be used to measure wind speed and to provide information about vertical distribution of the aerosol particles. It is a new atmospheric remote sensing equipment, and semiconductor wind lidar the only effective tool to achieve remote sensing for the three…

LIDAR Market revenue will reach $1.5 billion by 2024

The global LIDAR market was valued at $332.2 million in 2016, and is projected to reach $1.4 billion by 2024, having a CAGR of 21.4 % from 2017 to 2024. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday
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