TechConnect Innovation Program

CONEKTIC

framergy, Inc., Texas, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

framergy will announce CONEKTICTM at Techconnect World 2014. This technology is yielding MOFs of superior quality at a cost of a few dollars a kilogram, or pennies a gram. framergy changed the starting point, which allows for predictable and better kinetic control of the MOF building process.

Primary Application Area: Materials & Chemical

Technology Development Status: Prototype

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 4

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: We provide MOFs as a reliable, high-volume, high-quality, low cost product for applications in molecular adsorption & storage, catalysis and other material properties as never seen in the market before. This is a massive cost reduction proposition to industry.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Mid-stage Startup (A or B)

National Innovation Awardee

Showcase Booth #: 836

Website: www.framergy.com

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date: To date, framergy's technology was the result of DE-FC36-07GO17033, DE-AR0000073 & DE-AR0000249. Of particular focus is DE-AR0000249, which is an ARPA-E MOVE grant to the Zhou labs at Texas A&M University. This grant was used to develop CONEKTICTM and a variety of high methane uptake MOFs, which are exclusively licensed to framergy. Further government and ARPA-E funding at the Zhou labs will benefit to framergy.

Primary Sources of Funding: Corporate Venture Capital, Corporate Partner, Federal Grant

Looking for: Development / License Partners