Wildcat, Asahi Kasei jointly develop rechargeable battery technology

Wildcat, Asahi Kasei to jointly develop rechargeable battery technology

5:17 AM, 27th September 2012
Wildcat, Asahi Kasei to jointly develop rechargeable battery technology

SAN DIEGO, US: Wildcat Discovery Technologies, a San Diego-based materials discovery company that uses proprietary high-throughput methods to rapidly develop new battery materials, has entered into a multi-year joint development agreement with Asahi Kasei Corporation.

“Our objective with this partnership is to greatly improve rechargeable batteries for emerging applications, from mobile computing and communications to electric vehicles,” said Mark Gresser, CEO, Wildcat.

“With Asahi Kasei’s R&D and manufacturing expertise and Wildcat’s unique ability to accelerate improvements in battery materials, we have the combined capabilities to design, develop and commercialize transformational advanced battery materials,” added Gresser.

“Wildcat’s unique high-throughput materials discovery capabilities are an excellent complement to our global R&D team. Together, we look forward to rapid innovation and commercialization of groundbreaking new battery materials,” said Tetsuro Ohta, President, E-Materials Corporation, Asahi Kasei.

Since its founding in 2006, Wildcat has successfully applied its proprietary accelerated research methodologies on over 50 projects with leading chemical companies, cell makers and OEMs. Multi-year partnerships, like this one with Asahi Kasei, are indicative of the evolution and success of Wildcat’s business model and technology.

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