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Ricardo Soares

Ricardo Soares

Ricardo Soares

Director of Engineering and co-founder of AddVolt

Soares is co-founder and Director of Engineering at AddVolt, the first renewable energy tech to replace diesel engines for cold chain transport, where he has worked since 2013, when it was still a research project. Prior to that, he worked as both Assistant Professor and Research Engineer at the University of Porto's Faculty of Engineering, the birthplace of AddVolt. Soares holds a master's degree from the same institution in electronic and computer engineering and a Master of Science in management and innovation from the Technical University of Eindhoven, Netherlands. 

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Portugal / Porto , Portugal

Angel/Seed 02/2017

Portugal / Porto , Portugal

AddVolt

Angel/Seed 02/2017

Portugal / Porto , Portugal

World's first renewable energy plug-in electric system for refrigerated trucks enables cold-chain operation in non-diesel mode – reducing emissions, fuel consumption and maintenance costs.

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