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Reinforced composite membrane for fuel cell using hydrocarbon based polymers

Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT), , Korea

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

We provide novel hydrocarbon based polymers as an electrolyte for PEMFC(Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells) and method for manufacturing of MEA(Membrane Electrode Assembly).

Primary Application Area: Materials & Chemical

Technology Development Status: Prototype

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 4

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: Several patents and patent applications, some registered and the others pending cover KRICT’s novel polymer, manufacturing of MEA, and PEMFC by using them. These patents can provide exclusive technical dominance over markets.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab

Showcase Booth #: 812

Website: www.krict.re.kr/english/index.php

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date: Korean government financial support program through Ministry of Knowledge Economy funding program(WPM), ISTK (Korea Research Council for Industrial Science & Technology)

Primary Sources of Funding: Federal Grant

Looking for: Development / License Partners