By Laurelle Stelle
Sometimes making a product more affordable and eco-friendly doesn’t take a radical change in materials; all you need is a more streamlined manufacturing process.
That’s what Canada’s Nano One has focused on since its beginnings in 2011. “Back in the day, I think everyone was — and still are, for that matter — trying to invent new cathode materials [for batteries],” Nano One CEO and co-founder Dan Blondal told The Cool Down. “But at the end of the day, we felt that really we had to look at making the existing cathode materials more efficiently.”