ACCELERATING THE FUTURE
Astrileux is developing manufacturing techniques that will dramatically reduce the energy required to produce future integrated circuits.
Project Lead: Supriya Jaiswal
CONVERTING OCEAN WAVES INTO ELECTRICITY
CalWave is developing a novel Wave Energy Converter (WEC) called the Wave Carpet that is simple, modular, and scalable.
Project Lead: Marcus Lehmann
HIGH-ENERGY SOLID STATE BATTERIES
Cuberg's solid-state batteries offer dramatic improvements in energy density, safety, cycle life, thermal durability, and materials costs.
Project Lead: Richard Wang
REALTIME ADAPTIVE MACHINE LEARNING
Dauntless.io uses ultra-fast (0.01 - 1 millisecond), adaptive machine learning algorithms to actively control complex physical systems in real-time.
Project Lead: Adam Vaughan
BETTER BATTERY DIAGNOSTICS
We improve the way batteries are made, tested, and managed by providing low-cost, non-destructive, physical diagnostics in real time and at scale.
Project Leads: Andrew Hsieh and Barry Van Tassell
Helux is striving to transform how people think about lighting. Using a controllable and state-of-the-art solid state lighting, our technology can electronically adjust light position, brightness, and illumination area.
Project Lead: Jessica Morrison
THE NEXT SOLAR EVOLUTION
When successful, Iris PV’s modules will blanket rooftops and fields across the world, enabling the renewable transition
Project lead: Colin Bailie
TOMORROW'S DEVICES ENABLED.
aminera is developing a method for low-temperature manufacturing of nanometer scale conductive materials using atomic layer deposition.
Project Lead: Lauren Otto
RESHAPING THE PLASTICS INDUSTRY
Mallinda's malleable thermoset resins enable simple and scalable processing of carbon composites with closed-loop, low-energy recyclability.
Project leads: Chris Kaffer and Philip Taynton
POWER WHERE YOU NEED IT
Marigold Power is developing a compact thermophotovoltaic generator that can convert any form of fuel into electricity, a technology that promises to bring power to wherever it is needed, independent of pre-existing energy grids.
Project Lead: David Bierman
BESPOKE BACTERIA FOR BIOMANUFACTURING
MicroByre domesticates feral bacteria, quickly coaxing them to engineer-ability and establishing them as industrial scale manufacturers of biofuels, antibiotics, and commodity chemicals.
Project Lead: Sarah Richardson
Our materials enable a radical reduction in cost and energy consumption for removing carbon dioxide and other impurities from high-volume commodity chemicals.
Project lead: Tom McDonald
Nelumbo has developed coatings that improve condensation on heat exchangers, increasing their efficiency by up to 30 percent and mitigating frost without sacrificing corrosion resistance or longevity.
Project Leads: Dave Walther and Lance Brockway
RECYCLING CARBON DIOXIDE
Opus 12’s technology enables an artificial carbon cycle that sequesters carbon dioxide in the form of commodity chemicals and carbon-neutral fuels.
Project leads: Etosha Cave and Kendra Kuhl
INDUSTRIAL-SCALE MANUFACTURING OF NANOMATERIALS
Photia Incorporated is developing technology for industrial-scale manufacturing of 3d nanostructured materials for energy applications.
Project Lead: Joe Geddes
FUNCTIONAL 3D PRINTING
polySpectra prints performance parts with tailored form and function in a single step.
Project lead: Raymond Weitekamp
MEMBRANES FOR THE 21st CENTURY
Sepion supplies custom membrane technology for selective transport challenges.
Project lead: Peter Frischmann
Thermionic energy converters can rival the performance of all conventional heat engines in a package that can be scaled from watts to megawatts.
Project lead: Jared Schwede
A BREADBOARD FOR BIOLOGY
Synvitrobio’s technology creates a prototyping environment to rapidly speed up design-build-test cycles for bio-based processes and increase the amount of data collected.
Project lead: Zachary Sun
AFFORDABLE HEATING AND COOLING FOR THE MASSES
Treau has developed soft-matter heat exchangers, compressors, and expanders that are lower cost, higher performance, and more versatile than traditional metal devices.
Project Lead: Vince Romanin
BIO-CHEMICALS AND FUELS
The Visolis process will enable production of bio-based elastomers, unsaturated polyester resins, super adsorbent polymers, and other products using a variety of feedstocks like agri-residues, dextrose, glycerol and syn-gas.
Project lead: Deepak Dugar