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Posted: Jul 17, 2012
Stevens Institute of Technology and mPhase to Partner on Graphene Battery Technology
(Nanowerk News) mPhase Technologies, Inc. and Stevens Institute of Technology have announced an official agreement to jointly pursue business opportunities with government and industry as well as research and development projects.
Specifically, Stevens and mPhase will collaborate on the design and fabrication of an advanced battery technology utilizing intellectual property and know-how from both parties with the possibility of integrating and advancing mPhase's Smart NanoBattery Technology with Stevens' graphene-based inkjet printing method for printing electrodes and electronic circuits.
The parties also wish to explore the possibility of funding Stevens' research activities relative to graphene-based research projects to advance the inkjet printing of electronics utilizing advanced materials.
"mPhase is excited to explore the possibilities of integrating Stevens' leading position in the inkjet printing of energy storage devices using graphene with mPhase's Smart NanoBattery Technology," said Ronald A. Durando, CEO of mPhase Technologies.
"Stevens looks forward to continuing its relationship with mPhase by pursuing this exciting opportunity," added Christos Christodoulatos, Associate Provost of Stevens, Office of Academic Entrepreneurship.
About mPhase Technologies, Inc.
mPhase Technologies is introducing a revolutionary Smart Surface technology enabled by breakthroughs in nanotechnology, MEMS processing and microfluidics. Our Smart Surface technology has potential applications within drug delivery systems, lab-on-a-chip analytic systems, self-cleaning systems, liquid and chemical sensor systems, and filtration systems. mPhase has pioneered its first Smart Surface enabled product, the mPhase Smart NanoBattery. In addition to the Smart Surface technology, mPhase recently introduced its first product, the mPower Emergency Illuminator, an award-winning product designed by Porsche Design Studio and sold via the mPower website: http://www.mpowertech.com. More information about the company can be found at http://www.mPhaseTech.com.