European Production of High Power, Low Resistance Supercapacitors (Supercapacitors Europe 2014)

Mr Taavi Madiberk, CEO
Skeleton Technologies OU
Dr Kai Vuorilehto, VP of Production
Skeleton Technologies
Apr 02, 2014.

Presentation Summary

  • Why is power more important than energy in supercapacitors?
  • How is supercapacitor resistance measured?
  • Comparison to competitive supercapacitors.

Speaker Biography (Taavi Madiberk)

Mr. Madiberk is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Skeleton Technologies. His business development, sales and marketing and company management skills have been instrumental in setting-up and driving growth. He has been the driving force for excellent customer traction, (the company counts as customers European Space Agency and several Tier 1 automotives), business strategy (leveraging the advantage in materials technology to energy storage cells and modules), product development and fundraising from venture capital, private equity and public sources in German, Estonian and EU level. Mr Madiberk brings knowledge from the IT, locomotive and NGO sectors from his experience prior to Skeleton Technologies. Among other Board positions he has served as the youngest ever Chairman of the Supervisory Board in Estonian Railways Ltd (AS Eesti Raudtee) from 2012-2014 the national railway. He also served as a Member of the Supervisory Board of RKAS in 2014, an Estonian state-owned real estate company with over 400 M EUR of assets.

Speaker Biography (Kai Vuorilehto)

Kai Vuorilehto is vice president of production in the European supercapacitor company Skeleton Technologies. He got his electrochemistry PhD at Helsinki University of Technology in 1993. After academic and industrial positions in battery development in Finland and Germany, he became adjunct professor for electrochemical energy solutions. In 2007-2010, he worked as CTO for the lithium-ion battery producer European Batteries.

Company Profile (Skeleton Technologies)

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Skeleton Technologies is Europe's leading manufacturer of ultracapacitors. We deliver high power, high energy, reliable and long-life storage solutions across industry. Through the use of patented nanoporous carbide-derived carbon, or 'curved graphene', we have achieved global breakthroughs in ultracapacitor performance.
Our ultracapacitors deliver twice the energy density and 9 times the power density offered by other manufacturers. Our SkelCap series was launched in 2012 and has gained considerable interest in the motorsport, automotive and aerospace sectors, among others. Our current customer base includes global engineering companies, the European Space Agency and several Tier 1 automotive manufacturers.
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