A Better Focus Co.

Location:Ohio, US
Speaker:Douglas Simmers
Title:Principal
Primary Industry:Solar Concentrating Dishes
Executive Summary:A Better Focus has manufactured point focus concentrating solar dishes for cooking applications since 2004, utilizing a polymeric reflective membrane stretched over a round frame. When deformed with a vacuum, a concave shape focuses solar energy by 350 times (900C). This evolved design offers the best cost of solar concentration available, and has been successfully scaled up to an 8\' diameter utiizing materials of construction tested by NREL to last for at least 10 years. We desire a partner to design and market a two axis tracking system with a 16 -20 KW output.
Venture is:Seed Level

HIGHLIGHTS

Merck
Corporate Symposium

Harvard OTD
Partner Sponsor

2008 Corporate Presentations

Air Products
Boeing
BP
Cabot
Honda
Kodak
Medtronic
Merck
  • BASF
  • Genzyme
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Sanyo

Event Sponsors

Univalor
AzTE
Jackson Walker

Collocated Events

June 1-5, 2008
Nanotech 2008
Clean Technology 2008
BioNano 2008

Press Sponsor

Business Wire

Commercialization Partner

BusinessWeek

Media Sponsors

(joint with Nanotech 2008) Nature
Science
Red Herring

Supporting Organizations

Boston University
Midwest Research University Network
piribo

 

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