Solid-State Polymer Electrolyte Membrane
University of Minnesota, Minnesota, United States
A polymer electrolyte membrane that allows for the production of safer and longer lasting solid-state lithium batteries with a higher energy density. The ability to produce these electrolyte films in one step avoids complicated multistep syntheses, reducing production time and costs.
Primary Application Area: Materials & Chemical
Technology Development Status: Prototype
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 2
FIGURES OF MERIT
Value Proposition: This improved polymer electrolyte membrane developed at the University of Minnesota has improved mechanical properties, better conductivity and is anticipated to be lower cost than the current state of the art. Ultimately, making lithium ion batteries safer and better performing.
Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab
Showcase Booth #: 716
GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
Government Funding/Support to Date: NSF Awards
Primary Sources of Funding: Federal Grant
Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners