Inc. (OTC BB:XDSL.OB - News), a leader in microfluidics and nanotechnology
development, will participate in the NanoBusiness Alliance Public Policy Tour
Product Showcase on March 19 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM at the Russell Senate Office
Building in Washington, DC. The mPhase showcase will feature their Smart NanoBattery
which is currently being developed.
mPhase was awarded a Phase II Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program
grant in September 2008 as part of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
program. The Phase II award came on the heels of mPhase's positive results achieved
in its $100,000 Phase I award in 2007. mPhase's Phase II award is being used
to build a functional lithium Smart NanoBattery prototype for a long-term continuous
power supply in computer memory backup and wireless sensor applications.
mPhase will present the most critical element of the Smart NanoBattery, their
proprietary silicon based electrowettable membrane. Recent work on the membrane
has led to a breakthrough that will potentially translate to greater cost efficiency
and a higher manufacturing yield. The membrane should allow mPhase to create
the first programmable, multiple cell battery with an extended shelf life.
"We are proud to have mPhase as a member of the NanoBusiness Alliance as they
have been in the forefront of the reauthorization of the National Nanotechnology
Institute (NNI), and have made great contributions to the nanotechnology community,''
said NanoBusiness Alliance Vice President Vince Caprio. "I have had the opportunity
to see the developments mPhase has made first hand and am excited to see their
most recent progress at the Product Showcase on what could be a revolutionary
"The NanoBusiness Alliance Public Policy Tour is a great event and we are
glad to have the opportunity to present developments made in our attempt to
commercialize unique nanotechnology enabled products,'' said mPhase CEO Ron
Durando. "The Alliance has been great for the industry over the years and we
are proud to contribute to their continued success.''