From materials to market: The entrepreneurs behind NanoGraf Corporation reveal how they built an international company around a Northwestern battery
It’s always hard to leave a dream job. But in 2011, Samir Mayekar ’13 KSM ’06 WCAS knew it wasRead more.
Argonne-led center receives award for pivotal discovery in battery technology
This year marks the tenth anniversary of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs). The DOERead more.
DOE Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC) Ten at Ten Awards
To mark the ten-year anniversary of the EFRC program, the DOE Office of Basic Energy Sciences selected ten awardees thatRead more.
Ten Years at the Frontiers of Energy Science
As world demand for energy rapidly expands, transforming the way energy is collected, stored, and used has become a definingRead more.
Usabc Awards $7.5 Million Technology Development Contract for Commercialization of High-Energy Anode Materials to Nanograf Technologies
News Release: Usabc Awards $7.5 Million Technology Development Contract for Commercialization of High-Energy Anode Materials to Nanograf Technologies SOUTHFIELD, Mich.,Read more.
NanoGraf Names New Leaders to Support Continued Growth
CHICAGO, IL (May 21, 2019) – NanoGraf Corporation, a Chicago-based developer of advanced materials, announced today the appointment of SamirRead more.
How Battery Entrepreneurs Learned the Power of Environmentally Responsible Business
If society successfully transitions to a green-energy future, odds are battery innovation will have helped get us there. By allowingRead more.
NanoGraf Corporation Extends Series A To $5.5M to improve battery energy density by 50% for consumer electronics and electric vehicles
CHICAGO, IL (February 7, 2019) – NanoGraf Corporation, a Chicago-based developer of advanced materials raised an additional $1 million inRead more.
JETRO Japan Features NanoGraf as Key Midwest Innovator
Northwestern battery startup inks Japanese joint venture
“A university spinout that has been working on new battery technology for the past five years is teaming up withRead more.
SiNode is now NanoGraf
NanoGraf Corporation launches with $4.5M to improve battery energy density by 50% for consumer electronics and electric vehicles CHICAGO,Read more.
SiNode to Exhibit at 2018 IMLB in Kyoto, Japan
SiNode will be exhibiting at the 2018 International Meeting on Lithium Batteries in Kyoto, Japan from June 17-22, 2018. ComeRead more.
SiNode selected as “2017 Startup Story of the Year” by Greentech Media Energy Gang
SiNode was honored to be selected by Jigar Shah as his “2017 Startup Story of the Year” in Greentech Media’sRead more.
PPG Forms Partnership With SiNode Systems for Vehicle Battery Technology
PPG Forms Partnership With SiNode Systems for Vehicle Battery Technology Project focuses on commercializing high-energy anode materials November 16, 2017Read more.
New Journal Article by SiNode and Northwestern on Commercializing Battery Innovations
SiNode partnered with Northwestern to publish a journal article highlighting our perspective on commercializing battery innovation. Specifically, we focus onRead more.
SiNode Featured in VentureWell Video and Blog
After awarding SiNode Systems the 2017 Sustainable Practice Impact Award, VentureWell interviewed SiNode CEO Samir Mayekar on a range of topics. ToRead more.
SiNode Featured in Greentech Media
SiNode Systems was featured in a Greentech Media story entitled “A Battery-Material Startup Applies Lessons From the Venture Capital Bust”Read more.
SiNode Systems Wins 2017 VentureWell Sustainable Practice Impact Award
We are thrilled to share that SiNode was selected as the 2017 recipient of the VentureWell Sustainable Practice Impact Award.Read more.
SiNode Systems Featured by US Small Business Administration as SBIR Success Story
The SBA recently featured SiNode Systems as an SBIR success story. To read the entire feature, click here.Read more.
SiNode and Argonne Awarded Small Business Voucher from US DOE
SiNode Systems was awarded a prestigious Small Business Voucher for a joint project with the battery experts at Argonne NationalRead more.
USABC AWARDS $4 MILLION TO SINODE SYSTEMS TO DEVELOP ADVANCED BATTERY MATERIALS FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES
Chicago, IL, June 20, 2016 – The United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC), a collaborative organization of FCA USRead more.
SiNode Systems to Present at 2016 IMLB Meeting in Chicago
SiNode Systems has been selected to present on our award-winning technology at the 18th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries inRead more.
SiNode Systems to Exhibit at 2016 Mobile World Congress and Battery Japan
SiNode Systems will be exhibiting at both the 2016 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and Battery Japan in Tokyo fromRead more.
SiNode Co-Founder Cary Hayner Selected for 2016 Forbes 30 Under 30 List
What a great way to begin 2016! SiNode Systems Co-Founder Cary Hayner was selected to the Forbes 30 Under 30Read more.
SiNode CEO Selected for Midwest Energy’s ’40 Under 40′
In its latest announcement, Midwest Energy News selected SiNode Systems CEO Samir Mayekar as a member of its ’40 Under 40′ awards list.Read more.
U.S. Secretary of Energy visits SiNode
The SiNode team had a chance to meet with Secretary Ernest Moniz on his recent visit to Chicago. Given SiNode’sRead more.
SiNode Crowned Winner at 2015 Global Automotive Innovation Challenge
SiNode was selected as a Winner in the 2015 Global Automotive Innovation Challenge, a competition sponsored by the Society forRead more.
SiNode Exhibits at 2015 Mobile World Congress
Please visit us in Hall 5 at MWC in Barcelona March 2 – 5Read more.
Illinois Cleantech Innovation Fund Makes Inaugural Award to SiNode Systems
The Illinois Cleantech Innovation Fund, sponsored by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity in partnership with the CleanRead more.
SiNode Systems selected as finalist in SXSW Eco Startup Showcase
SiNode has been selected as a finalist to compete in the SXSW Eco Startup Showcase from October 6-8, 2014. We willRead more.
AZ Electronic Materials and SiNode Systems sign Joint Development Agreement
Branchburg, NJ, and Chicago, IL (August 1, 2014) – AZ Electronic Materials (“AZ”), a business unit of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt,Read more.
Governor Pat Quinn features SiNode’s partnership with Motorola Mobility
SiNode Systems was recently recognized as a successful example of the “Corporate-Startup Challenge” program conceived by the Illinois Innovation Council andRead more.
SiNode Systems receives $1 million of follow-on funding from U.S. Department of Energy
The SiNode team is pleased to announce the winning of a $1 million Phase II SBIR grant from the US OfficeRead more.
SiNode Systems featured in the 2014 State of Illinois Economic Development Guide
SiNode Systems was featured in the 2014 State of ILlinois Economic Development Guide as one of many innovative Illinois companiesRead more.
SiNode featured on Chicago Tonight: Energy Foundry’s Jason Blumberg discusses investment in SiNode on WTTW
Jason Blumberg, Energy Foundry CEO, stopped by Chicago Tonight to discuss energy innovation in Chicago. During the interview, SiNode SystemsRead more.
New Seed Investment from Energy Foundry
We are pleased to announce that Energy Foundry will be joining our seed round of funding. Energy Foundry is anRead more.
SiNode Systems Featured at Mobile World Congress 2014
The SiNode Team just arrived in Barcelona to showcase at the Mobile World Congress 2014. Come visit us in ExhibitRead more.
SiNode Systems Honored with ‘Up & Comer’ Award at 2013 Chicago Innovation Awards
The annual Chicago Innovation Awards was held last night at the Harris Theater in Millennium Park. Out of a recordRead more.
SiNode Systems nominated as a Top 100 Finalist for the 2013 Chicago Innovation Awards
Out of a record-breaking 562 nominees, SiNode Systems has been selected as one of the Top 100 Finalists still in the runningRead more.
SiNode Systems Rings the NASDAQ Closing Bell
Last Friday, August 23, SiNode Systems had the honor of ringing the NASDAQ closing bell in New York City. TheRead more.
SiNode Systems wins 2013 DoE National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition
After competing with five other regional finalists from across the United States, SiNode Systems was crowned the winner of the 2013Read more.
SiNode Systems Wins Rice Business Plan Competition
Commercialization strategy for superior anodes for Lithium-ion batteries wins the ‘Super Bowl’ of business plan competitions. EVANSTON, Ill. – AprilRead more.
SiNode Wins 1st Place at the 2013 Rice Business Plan Competition
400 applicants. 42 selected competitors. 15 semi-finalists. 1 winner. SiNode Systems took home the grand prize at the 2013 RiceRead more.
SiNode featured in Chicago Tribune Green Tech Article
Julie Wernau of the Chicago Tribune stopped by our labs to profile SiNode for an article covering green tech start-upsRead more.