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Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh
Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh
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eChemion
 

eChemion

eChemion eChemion is an Oregon-based start-up that has developed a process to surface-treat graphitic electrodes for redox flow batteries. The company is a spin-off of Oregon State University and is now completing its Series A round of funding. History -The idea behind eChemion was developed at Oregon State University (OSU) during the founder's PhD studies. -In 2015, the venture was incorporated into eChemion and has since moved beyond the prototype stage. -Funding sources came from university VC grants ($150k), and an ongoing series A round, with currently $350k collected out of the $750k target. Additional prospected sources of funding are an SBIR grant and a joint proposal for ARPA-E. -The company currently consists of 4 employees and 2 consultants. -Currently in product testing with 4 redox flow battery vendors and 2 carbon electrode component vendors. eChemion