TechConnect Innovation Program

Energy Saving Tunable Multi-Functional Low Cost Smart Window

Nanyang Technological University, none, Singapore

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

1.Water based thermochromic smart window with tunable multi-functionality including IR reflective/absorbing, shatter resistant and fire resistance with auto-response to environment; and 2. Solution based, low cost, R2R adaptable, and printable electrochromic coating technologies offering high performance with ultra-high contrast, high switching speed and flexible/stretchable.

Primary Application Area: Materials & Chemical

Technology Development Status: Proven Manufacturability

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 7

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: We add value to the existing coating companies with additional and better functionalities and lower cost processes, and we also enable/create new coating companies to compete with existing high cost products.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab

Global Innovation Awardee

Showcase Booth #: 27M

Website: http://www3.ntu.edu.sg/new-create/

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date: We are funded by the Singapore National Research Foundation (NRF) under the NTU-HUJ-BGU Nanomaterials for Energy and Water Management Program. This program combines the expertise of research capabilities from 3 leading institutes: Nanyang Technological University, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. It aims to address the need for efficient technological management of both energy and water by developing specially tailored nanomaterials (http://www.create.edu.sg/about-create/research-centres/new)

Primary Sources of Funding: Federal Grant, University

Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners