The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center (MTTC) today announced $200,000 in new grants to Massachusetts entrepreneurs as part of their commitment to NECEC Institute’s Cleantech Innovations New England program. One of the winners was NSIV Member company SolidEnergy Systems.
SolidEnergy is commercializing a safe and long-lasting battery technology developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The polymer ionic liquid (PIL) battery has two times the energy density of a traditional lithium-ion battery and can safely operate over a wide temperature range. The company plans to use the Catalyst grant to build early-stage commercial form factor prototype batteries.
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