Fresh yet experienced..

Ion membranes is co-founded by two seasoned executives, Dr. Seda Köksal Yeğin and Mr. Haluk Akçalı. Company is built on the previous membrane initiative and recent academic research of Dr. Seda. Company is backed up and funded by one of the top technology investors, Ms. Ahu Serter and its outstanding incubation, acceleration and innovation center Fark Labs.

Our Founders
Our Co-Founder and CTO Seda holds a PhD degree in Chemical Engineering and has +15 years of research and development expertise especially in Membrane Technologies. Our Co-Founder and CEO Haluk is a materials engineer with an MBA. Haluk has +25 years of engineering & business development,  corporate management experience. Seda & Haluk worked together in the past and decided to establish Ion Membranes in 2023.

Fark Labs is a global innovation and transformation hub that aims to builds a better future for all. Fark Labs helps entrepreneurs, startups, corporations and investors transform into more connected, innovative and future-ready versions of themselves. Fark Labs’ main scope is Mobility and Net Zero. Ion Membranes  plays a critical role in both, therefore perfectly fits with the strategy. Ahu Serter, president & founder of Fark Labs, eagerly invested in this new incubation Project.

YEO is a leading company positioned along the electrification value chain-from power generation, transmission and distribution to the smart & efficient application of electrical energy. With technical expertise, comprehensive portfolio and long-standing experience, YEO is providing state-of-the-art solutions in fields of electrification, automation and digitalisation. YEO and it’s founder & CEO Tolunay Yıldız considers lon Membranes as strategic investment and supports our Project with all capabilities and network of YEO.

Our Investors
Mission & Vision Statement

Our Mission is to Enable Gigatons of CO2 footprint reduction by 2030.

Our vision is to Revolutionize the way industries think about separation technologies.

On-Going Development Project Partners

Previous Achievements

YTU & Müsiad

Biltronik Challenge
1st Ranking

TET Exporters Assembly

R&D Project Challenge - Overall Category
1st Ranking

TET Exporters Assembly

R&D Project Challenge - Energy Prod. & Dist.
1st Ranking


Innovation Challenge
2nd Ranking

Tubitak Formula

Inter Universities G ,
Solar Car Racing
3rd Ranking

Academy Collaboration

We believe in academia – industry collaboration. Not only for the pure research, testing & validation and Project partnership purposes but also for problem solving, brainstorming and even networking. Our partner universities and scientific institutions are as follows but we strive for further strengthening our network.