NAATBatt International has announced that Forge Nano is one of the winners of its solicitation for new battery and energy storage technologies to present at the Energy Storage Innovation Summit during NAATBatt 2017. The winners were selected by a committee of NAATBatt member firms. Each selected company will make a presentation as part of the Summit on [...]
PCT (Forge Nano) Awarded Department of Energy Phase II SBIR Grant for its High Rate Nanomanufacturing Approach to Low-Cost ALD Enabled Lithium Ion Battery Materials
PneumatiCoat Technologies (Forge Nano) is proud to announce the successful conversion of its DOE Phase II SBIR project for its approach to high-rate nanomanufacturing that will enable the ALD process to be adopted at low cost to the entire value chain. PCT (Forge Nano) will be scaling its high-rate manufacturing process to be capable of [...]
PCT (Forge Nano) Awarded DOE Phase I for Li-ion Battery Research. Project Titled “Low-Cost Encapsulation of Silicon-Based Nanopowders”
PCT (Forge Nano) has been awarded a DOE Phase I SBIR grant to investigate ALD coatings for Li-ion anode materials. Emerging anode materials show great promise for dramatically increasing energy density of Li-ion batteries. ALD coatings help to improve the cycle stability of next-gen anode materials such as Silicon. This work will focus on advanced [...]
PCT (Forge Nano) Awarded NAVY SBIR Phase I for “Long Lasting, Highly Efficient, and Safe Batteries for Sensor Systems”
Pneumaticoat Technologies (Forge Nano) has been awarded a DOD Phase I SBIR from the Navy to develop improved batteries for sensor systems. This work will focus on improving the overall safety of the battery systems and improving the lifetime performance of critical, battery operated, sensors. Picoshield® coatings will play a crucial role in improving battery performance.
PCT (Forge Nano) Awarded DOE STTR Phase I for “Nanocoated Cathode Powders for High Performance Solid Oxide Fuel Cells using ALD”
PneumatiCoat Technologies (Forge Nano) and the University of South Carolina SOFC Center have been awarded a Phase I STTR grant from the Department of Energy. The research will focus on ALD coatings for solid oxide fuel cell cathode materials.
PneumatiCoat Technologies (Forge Nano) and NEI Corporation Sign Agreement to Jointly Develop and Market New Materials for Lithium Ion Batteries
PneumatiCoat Technologies (Forge Nano) and NEI Corporation (NEI) have initiated a collaboration to develop, produce, and market coated battery materials – cathodes, anodes, and solid electrolytes. The partnership will help serve the needs of customers interested in enhancing the performance of batteries through the use of Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) coatings of active material particles. Key features of ALD-coated particles include [...]
PCT (Forge Nano) Awarded Navy Phase I STTR – Advanced Coatings for Very Low Frequency, High Voltage Antennas
PneumatiCoat Technologies (Forge Nano) was awarded another small business grant for advanced coatings, this time from the US Navy to improve the robustness of nanostructured coatings for VLF antenna systems. This project strengthens a growing relationship between PCT (Forge Nano) and Professor Arun Kota's group at Colorado State University, and presents this team with an opportunity to [...]
PCT (Forge Nano) and the Rocky Mountain Innosphere (RMI) have initiated a partnership that will leverage the depth and breadth of RMI's Colorado Cleantech network and beyond. Accelerating entrepreneurship and job creation, Innosphere is a 501c3 nonprofit technology incubator formed to accelerate the development and success of high-impact scientific and technology startup companies. PCT (Forge Nano) [...]
PneumatiCoat Technologies (Forge Nano) was awarded a second Phase I SBIR grant from the Department of Energy to research advanced coatings for Li-ion cathode materials. This award will help PCT (Forge Nano) validate and expand our promising ALD enabled coatings for battery storage applications. Coatings on battery cathode materials have already been shown to improve [...]
PneumatiCoat Technologies (Forge Nano) was awarded a Phase I SBIR grant from the Department of Energy to research ALD enabled coatings for ceramic capacitor applications. There are a number of capacitor components that benefit from advanced coatings. The potential benefits could help improve high temperature performance, reduce processing costs, and improve reliability. PCT (Forge Nano) [...]