Safire Group has won an additional U.S. Air Force Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II contract for the adaptation of its innovative lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery safety technology.
Safire Technology Group, Inc. (“Safire Group”) announced an additional $1.25 million from AFWERX in an additional SBIR Phase II focused on the adaptation of its revolutionary lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery safety technology, SAFe. announced that he had been selected. Shock Resistant Electrolytes (SAFIRE™) enhance the performance and survivability of Department of the Air Force (DAF) Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) and AI-powered surveillance systems in extreme temperature environments.
Safire Group’s proprietary ballistic/fire resistant additive for lithium-ion batteries improves thermal stability and performance in extreme climates, greatly enhancing next-generation assets being introduced in force protection.
Air Force Research Laboratory and AFWERX have partnered to streamline the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) processes, accelerating the small business experience through faster proposals to win timelines. , changing the pool of potential applicants by expanding. Continuously implement process improvement changes in contract execution to provide opportunities for small businesses and reduce bureaucratic overhead.
DAF launched “The Open Topic” SBIR/STTR program in 2018, expanding the scope of DAF-funded innovations. Today, Safire Group continues its commitment to creating and delivering innovative capabilities that enhance the national defense of the United States. America.
Safire Technology Group, Inc. is a venture-backed company that develops innovative battery safety technologies that enhance thermal stability and improve lithium-ion based system performance. The company’s core technology, SAFe Shock Resistant Electrolyte (SAFIRE), is the world’s first patented proprietary drop-in additive for lithium-ion batteries that provides instant shock resistance during motion impacts in electric and electric vehicles. Prevents fires and explosions with no shear thickening. – Bicycle crash.
SAFIRE technology provides a safe and easy-to-integrate solution for EVs and other lithium-ion drive systems, improving safety, thermal stability and performance. For more information, please visit www.safire.co.
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Safire Group Signs Additional US Air Force Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II Contract, Knoxville, Tennessee May 25, 2023