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October 24, 2017

batteries

October 6, 2016

Battery startup Elegus Technologies enters $1.5M joint venture

In an effort to make safer, longer-lasting lithium-ion batteries for technologies like electric vehicles, smartphones and laptops, a University of Michigan startup has formed a $1.5 million joint venture with two major players in the industry.

October 21, 2015

U-M battery pioneer startup Sakti3 acquired by Dyson

Sakti3, a University of Michigan startup that pioneered a new battery platform, has been purchased by Dyson in a $90 million deal that follows an initial investment of $15 million earlier this year.

October 2, 2015

U-M Energy Institute opens world-class battery research lab

The opening of the U-M Energy Institute's Battery Fabrication and Characterization User Facility, or Battery Lab, on Friday further expands the Midwest's rapidly growing battery research and manufacturing capabilities.

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