Bags and backpacks turn sunlight into electricity in Graz
Allowing owners to charge mobile devices while they are out
- October 09, 2018 15:00
- Monika Dimitrova
SunnyBAG is a start-up from Graz, in the Austrian Styria region, founded in 2010. It is a producer of innovative shoulder bags and backpacks. It develops and sells them with integrated solar panels. They convert sunlight into electricity, allowing owners to charge mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets while they are out.
Thestart-up is supported from COSME programme and Austria Wirtschaftsservice. The financial support allowed to make further product developments, plan a new system and open a branch in the USA. As well as making practical products combining innovative technology with sophisticated design, SunnyBAG is aware of its social responsibility, working closely with Doctors Without Borders.