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
Company Growth (employees)
Orsay, FR
Size (employees)
97 (est)+2%
Leosphere was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Orsay, FR

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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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Founding Date


Total Funding

$28.7 m

Latest funding size

$993 k

Time since last funding

over 10 years


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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