U.S. Dept of Energy Awards $1.8 Million Grant to Pixelligent Technologies

Funds to accelerate commercialization of Pixelligent’s self-assembling PixClear® nanoparticles in next-generation lubricants

Image shows PixClear® zirconia-based protective film on top of a steel surface.

(c) 2020 R.W. Carpick
(c) 2020 R.W. Carpick
(c) 2020 R.W. Carpick

BALTIMORE, Nov. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pixelligent, whose PixClear® high-index Designer Compounds™ deliver unparalleled brightness, clarity and operating efficiencies for a broad range of optoelectronic and industrial applications, today announced a $1.8M grant from the Department of Energy – Advanced Manufacturing Office. Pixelligent, along with its partners at the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics and Argonne National Labs, will use the funding to accelerate development of the company’s PixClear® nanocomposite technology for advanced lubricants.

“This grant is a critical step in commercializing our self-assembling PixClear® nanoparticles in next generation lubricants,” said Serpil Gonen-Williams, CTO of Pixelligent. “We are honored to have partnered with the US Departments of Energy and Defense several times

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