TechConnect Innovation Program

Potassium-Oxygen Battery

Ohio State Technology Commercialization Office, OH, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

Environmentally friendly Potassium-Oxygen battery with energy density three times greater than Lithium-Ion batteries at a cost of less than $85 per kWh.

Primary Application Area: Energy & Efficiency

Technology Development Status: Prototype

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 4

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: Our battery gives nearly the storage capacity as Lithium-Air but overcomes a lot of the technical issues with Lithium-Air and as cheap as Lead-Acid while continuing to be environmentally friendly.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab

Showcase Booth #: 41M - 41 T

Website: www.tco.osu.edu

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date: This technology has received significant federal funding from the Department of Energy and internal university funding. The technology has also received funding from business plan competitions, internal university funding and no strings funding from industry partners.

Primary Sources of Funding: Angel, Friends, Family, Corporate Partner, Federal Grant, University

Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners