x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 22 July 2017

Battery patent 'demonstrates its inherent strength'

First patent of its kind filed by the Masdar institute.

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology has filed a provisional patent in the US for a new lithium-ion battery technology. It is the first of its kind filed by the institute.

The material that has been developed can be used to make batteries of varying sizes for different purposes, a statement said.

Dr Fred Moavenzadeh, the president of the Masdar institute, said: "We have crossed another key milestone in driving innovation. The patent filing for the new solid polymer electrolyte has once again demonstrated Masdar institute's inherent strength as a research-driven institution."