H55 Expands its Global Presence with New Subsidiary Office in Toulouse, France

Sion, Switzerland June 15, 2023 – H55, the pioneering Swiss company specializing in the development of electric propulsion and battery pack systems for clean aviation, announces the establishment of its new subsidiary office in Toulouse, France. This strategic move represents a significant milestone in H55’s global expansion plans and positions the company to meet the growing demand for its technology in France as well as in Europe.


Located in the heart of one of Europe’s leading aviation hubs and in close proximity to H55’s growing customer base, the Toulouse subsidiary office will serve as an important strategic base for H55’s operations, which include development, testing, aircraft integration and customer support. The new office will allow H55 to strengthen its relationships with key partners, industry stakeholders, and customers in France and across Europe, as well as serving as a key recruitment center drawing on a highly experienced local aerospace talent pool.


André Borschberg, Executive Chairman, and Co-founder of H55, expressed his enthusiasm for the company’s expansion, emphasizing France’s commitment to becoming a significant global player in sustainable aviation. “Since Solar Impulse 1, the electric solar airplane, landed in Toulouse in 2012, it’s exciting to see the progression of H55 in accelerating clean aviation. We are thrilled to set-up our subsidiary in Toulouse to help fast-track ongoing partnerships and welcoming the collaboration with the Aerospace Valley eco-system in shaping the future of electric flight”. 


H55’s entry into France aligns with the company’s mission in revolutionizing aviation by promoting the adoption of electric propulsion solutions. H55’s innovative electric propulsion and battery systems has already gained recognition for its reliability, efficiency, and safety, and its technology has been successfully integrated into various project for sustainable and low-emission solutions in general aviation, pilot training, and regional transportation.

« Welcome to the District of Aerospace Valley! We are thrilled to have H55 join our vibrant community. As active actor in the full-electrical aircraft, their commitment to developing sustainable solutions aligns perfectly with our mission to shape the future of aerospace. We look forward to fostering industrial links within our regional ecosystem and supporting their innovative journey towards a greener, more efficient aviation industry. Together, let’s soar to new heights and create a sustainable future for aviation. » said Bruno Darboux President of Aerospace Valley.

Jean-Claude Dardelet, President of the Toulouse Metropole Development Agency Invest in Toulouse said “Invest in Toulouse is delighted to support such an innovative and promising company. Since the first meeting with H55 during Aero-Expo Friedrichshafen 2022, the team has created a be spoke program of business meetings for them in Toulouse, as well as helping with the setting up process. We wish H55 the best in Toulouse’s Innovation Center B612 !”

For further information and partnership opportunities, please visit H55’s official website at www.h55.ch or contact the team at contact@h55.ch.


About H55:


H55 is a Swiss-based company at the forefront of electric aviation technology. With a mission to revolutionize aviation and accelerate the adoption of electric propulsion systems, H55 develops cutting-edge electric propulsion and battery management solutions for a wide range of aircraft. The company’s innovative technologies prioritize safety, efficiency, and sustainability, making electric flight a reality for general aviation, pilot training, and short-range transportation.