Posts Tagged: Nexeon

Nexeon acquires 24 patents for silicon anodes

Silicon anode specialist Nexeon has acquired three sets of patents relating to the use of silicon in lithium-ion battery anodes. The 24 patents cover the manufacture and use of nano-scale silicon particles, alone or combined with graphite, as well as methods for coating carbon particles with silicon using vapor deposition. The patents have global coverage,… Read more »

Wacker Chemie acquires stake in silicon anode specialist Nexeon

Munich-based chemical company Wacker Chemie has acquired a 25% stake in Nexeon, a UK company that develops, produces and sells silicon-based anode materials that can enhance the performance of lithium-ion batteries. Wacker has conducted research in this area since 2010 and cooperated with Nexeon previously in 2013. The companies have agreed not to disclose the… Read more »

Nexeon and partners win £7 million in funding to develop silicon anode tech

Silicon anode specialist Nexeon, along with a couple of partners, has been awarded £7 million in Innovate UK funding for the SUNRISE project, which will develop battery materials based on silicon as a replacement for carbon in the cell anode Nexeon will lead the silicon material development and scale-up stages of the project, while polymer… Read more »