Silatronix Silatronix is a Wisconsin-based firm that has developed flame-retardant additives for Li-ion batteries based on organosilicon. All major battery makers are testing their compound at the moment. History -Silatronix is a company founded in 2006 with the licensing of IP developed at the Argonne National Labs.
-The company improved upon the original discovery and is now in the process of testing its Gen 3 organosilicon compound.
-It was awarded a $3.7M from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) in conjunction with the development of safe high energy NCA-based Li-ion batteries.
-The company was awarded $1.6M in funding from the Department of Energy (DOE) in support of The Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) roadmap to improve thermal stability and safety in high voltage electric vehicle systems.
-In 2016, it completed an $8M equity capital round supported by Silatronix existing investors along with Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. and Inabata & Co Ltd. Silatronix