EPT at 2011 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit
As one of ARPA-E’s selected organizations, EaglePicher Technologies, LLC is exhibiting its Planar Sodium-Beta Battery technology to nearly 2,000 national leaders gathering to drive long-term American competitiveness in the energy sector, including top researchers, investors, entrepreneurs, corporate executives and government officials. More than 200 groundbreaking technologies from ARPA-E awardees, corporations, National Labs and Department of Energy R&D programs are featured at the event.
“This Summit brings together organizations that understand the need to collaborate and partner to bring the next generation of energy technologies to market,” said Randy Moore, president of EaglePicher Technologies, LLC. “It’s a rare and exciting opportunity to have so many key players in the energy community together under one roof and we look forward to sharing our Planar Sodium-Beta Battery technology with other innovators and investors at the Technology Showcase.”
Research and business development teams from 14 Corporate Acceleration Partners committed to technology commercialization are also present including Dow, Bosch, Applied Materials and Lockheed Martin.
The Summit also features high-profile speakers including U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, ARPA-E Director Arun Majumdar, U.S. Navy Secretary Raymond Mabus, former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bank of America Chairman Charles Holliday. The second annual ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit is taking place February 28 - March 2, 2011 at the Gaylord Convention Center just outside Washington, D.C. For more information, please visit: www.ctsi. org/events/EnergyInnovation.
About EaglePicher Technologies, LLC
EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, an OM Group company, is a leading producer of batteries and energetic devices for the defense, aerospace, medical, and commercial industries. The company provides the most experience and broadest capability in battery electrochemistry of any battery supplier in the United States. Battery technologies include lithium ion, thermal, silver zinc, nickel hydrogen, lithium carbon monofluoride, lithium thionyl chloride, lithium manganese dioxide, lithium sulfur dioxide, and reserve lithium oxyhalide. EaglePicher also provides custom battery assemblies, battery management systems, pyrotechnic devices, and other power solutions. EaglePicher Technologies is headquartered in Joplin, Mo., and ISO9001:2000 and AS9100B certified. For more information, visit www.eaglepicher.com.
About OM GROUP, INC.
OM Group, Inc. is a leading global solutions provider of specialty chemicals, advanced materials, electrochemical energy storage and unique technologies crucial to enabling our customers to meet increasingly stringent market and application requirements. The company serves a wide variety of sectors, including rechargeable batteries, electronic devices, cutting tools, petrochemical catalysts, electronics manufacturing, industrial coatings, defense, aerospace, and medical devices. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, OM Group operates manufacturing facilities in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa. For more information, visit the company's Web site at http://www.omgi.com.
The Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) is a new agency within the U.S. Department of Energy – and the first to focus exclusively on breakthrough energy technologies that could radically change the way we use energy. Rather than performing research directly, ARPA-E invests in high-risk, high-reward energy technologies being developed by universities, startups, small businesses, and corporations. Our staff combines industry-leading scientists, engineers, and investment executives to identify promising solutions to the nation’s most critical energy problems and to fast-track top technologies towards the marketplace – which is critical to securing the nation’s global technology leadership and creating new American industries and jobs. www.arpa-e.energy.gov.
The Clean Technology & Sustainable Industries Organization (CTSI), a 501c6 non-profit industry association, represents the organizations developing, commercializing, and implementing energy, water, and environmental technologies. Clean technologies offer much needed solutions to growing resource security and sustainability concerns and are critical to maintaining economic competitiveness. CTSI brings together global leaders for advocacy, community development, networking, and information sharing to help bring these needed technologies to market more rapidly. Visit www.ct-si.org for more information.