Genetically engineered proteins to create self-assembly nanostructures
The objective to produce high performance nanocomposites as well as conductive pastes can now be accomplished through genetically engineered proteins that create self-assembly nanostructures with nanoparticles to avoid agglomeration and enable dispersion within different matrixes.
The application areas are wide however major achievements have been made for carbon nanotubes (CNT) and graphene nanoplatelets (GNP) dispersions for conductive pastes aimed for battery electrodes.
The result is increased energy density of the battery and mechanical properties of the electrodes.
Another major application area are nanocomposites for chassis or the car body whereby nano-complexes release the potential of graphene and carbon nanotubes in the automotive industry and lead to lighter vehicles, extended autonomy and higher wear and corrosion resistance.
This disruptive project originates from one the businesses linked to our incubator initiative where Inspiralia provide young companies and entrepreneurs with workspace and invest in them both financially and by providing mentorship to take their technologies to the next level. Learn more about out our mission “Inspire to action”.