Sepion co-founder Brett Helms wins R&D 100 award

Berkeley Lab Staff Scientist Brett Helms won a prestigious R&D 100 award from R&D Magazine last month, for his groups development of polymers of intrinsic microporosity (PIMs) for lithium sulfur batteries. These polymers are the basis for membranes being developed by Sepion Technologies, the company that Helms co-founded with Cyclotron Road Innovator Peter Frischmann. 

According to the press release from the Berkeley Lab Newscenter, "R&D Magazine‘s R&D 100 Awards [...] recognize 100 technologies and services introduced in the previous year deemed most significant by an independent panel of judges." Congratulations to Brett and the Sepion team!