Nexeon Ltd Articles
Nexeon signs agreement for commercial production site and silicon anodes supply chain
Nexeon has announced that it has secured a site for its first commercial volume silicon anode material plant in Gunsan, South Korea, utilising existing available
Nexeon to supply silicon anode material to Panasonic
Nexeon, a pioneering battery materials company, announces a partnership with Panasonic Energy, a Panasonic Group company.
Nexeon appoints Steve Dobson as Non-Executive Director
Nexeon, a battery materials developer and manufacturer, has appointed Steve Dobson as a Non-Executive Director. Ian Jenks, who has been a Non-Executive Director since 2015, has decided to step down from 1 January 2023.
Nexeon awarded funding for silicon materials scale-up
Nexeon Limited, an international battery materials developer and manufacturer, has received a boost to its plans for high-volume manufacture with the awarding of almost £2m from the Automotive Transformation Fund (ATF).
Nexeon raises over $200m to fund battery materials manufacturing
Further to the announcement of its strategic partnership with and investment from SKC on 26th January 2022, Nexeon, a battery materials developer and manufacturer, has completed the second round of its fundraising, resulting in a total investment of $170m.
Nexeon licenses silicon material technology to accelerate adoption
Nexeom has licensed its NSP-1 technology to advanced materials specialist, SKC Co. The move ensures that customers have fast and reliable access to these strategic materials on a global basis.
Nexeon raises funding to scale production of step change battery materials
Nexeon has announced an $80m investment from a consortium including SKC, SJL, BNW, and Kiwoom.
PPES & Nexeon extend partnership to develop EV batteries
PPES and Nexeon have agreed to extend their funded joint development agreement (JDA). The partners will focus their work on the commercialisation of e-mobility applications of lithium-ion batteries.
Nexeon appoints new chairman
Nexeon has appointed Andrew Hosty as its new Chairman. Dr Hosty, who takes up the post with immediate effect, has a strong background in engineering and technology with a focus on commercial success.
Recent acquisition strengthens Nexeon's position in battery materials
Developer of silicon materials for next generation lithium ion batteries, Nexeon has announced that it has recently acquired three important sets of patents relating to the use of silicon in lithium ion battery anodes. This move increases the strength of Intellectual Property (IP) the company holds in the field of silicon for use in battery anodes.
Project aimed at doubling the range of next-gen EVs
Developer of silicon materials for next generation Li-ion batteries, Nexeon, and its partners have been awarded £7m in innovate UK funding for a project to develop significantly better materials for Li-ion batteries. The work is an essential step to achieving Electric Vehicles (EVs) with a range of 400m and above.
Nexeon establishes base in Asia
Nexeon has announced the opening of an office and development laboratory in Japan. Nexeon Japan K.K. is located in Yokohama, closer to many of Nexeon’s development partners and prospective customers in the electronics and automotive sectors. Nexeon Japan K.K. will focus on customer support, applications engineering and materials and battery R&D. The company is presently recruiting Battery Scientists and Engineers.
Battery materials company appoints three senior researchers
Three senior researchers from Sony have been appointed by Nexeon. Kenta Yamamoto, Kengo Ichimiya and Akifumi Nakamura have previously been responsible for battery developments and bring with them years’ of experience in fundamental research and advanced development leading to commercialisation of novel battery designs.
New facility is capable of 20 tonnes of product per year
Nexeon have completed the construction and commissioning of a state-of-the art process development and manufacturing facility. The facility, at Nexeon's headquarters in Oxfordshire, is capable of producing over 20 tonnes of product a year, and has been built to be highly versatile and able to handle a wide range of materials and reagents.
Nexeon appoint new CTO and open new Japan office
Nexeon has today announced the appointment of Tsuyonobu Hatazawa as its new Chief Technology Officer with immediate effect. Nexeon has also announced the opening of an office in Tokyo, Japan, its first outside the UK, and closer to many potential customers and partners in the sector.
Nexeon wins Rushlight Award for Energy Efficiency
Nexeon has won the Rushlight Award for Energy Efficiency 2012-2013. The RSA-accredited Rushlight Awards highlight innovation and the holistic environmental benefit of technologies for organisations throughout UK and Ireland.
Nexeon Makes the 2012 Global Cleantech 100
Nexeon has been named in the prestigious 2012 Global Cleantech 100, produced by Cleantech Group, a leading global research and advisory firm focused on innovation in energy and the environment.
New Chief Financial Officer for Nexeon
Nexeon has strengthened its top management team with the appointment of a Chief Financial Officer. Mr Michael Black takes up the role with immediate effect and is the first to hold the post. Michael Black was previously Chief Financial Officer of ‘smart home services company’ AlertMe, and before that held a similar role at Cambridge Display Technology.
Nexeon Selected for Science Museum Exhibition
Nexeon announces that it has been chosen for inclusion in a special exhibition being put on at The Science Museum, London. Nexeon has been selected by the judges for the ‘Make it in Great Britain Challenge’. The Make it in Great Britain Challenge is a national competition to find the most promising and cutting-edge British innovations.
Nexeon wins Climate Week Award for Best Technological Breakthrough
Abingdon-based Nexeon has won a prestigious Climate Week Award in the Best Technological Breakthrough category, for their lithiumion battery technology that uses silicon in place of carbon.