2 March 2011

GeneSiC to showcase technology at ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

GeneSiC Semiconductor Inc of Dulles, VA, USA, which develops silicon carbide (SiC) and silicon-based devices for high-temperature, radiation and power grid applications, has been selected for the Technology Showcase at the second annual ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit (28 February — 2 March) at the Gaylord Convention Center just outside Washington DC.

The event is co-hosted by the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) and the non-profit industry association Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries Organization (CTSI). Hundreds of technologists and clean tech organizations competed to participate in the Showcase.

As one of ARPA-E’s selected organizations, GeneSiC is exhibiting its silicon carbide to nearly 2000 national leaders gathering to drive long-term US competitiveness in the energy sector, including researchers, investors, entrepreneurs, corporate executives and government officials. More than 200 technologies from ARPA-E awardees, corporations, National Labs and Department of Energy R&D programs are being featured at the event.

“This summit brings together organizations that understand the need to collaborate and partner to bring the next generation of energy technologies to market,” says GeneSiC’s president Dr Ranbir Singh.

Also present at the summit are research and business development teams from 14 Corporate Acceleration Partners committed to technology commercialization, including Dow, Bosch, Applied Materials and Lockheed Martin.

The summit also features speakers including US Energy Secretary Steven Chu, ARPA-E Director Arun Majumdar, US Navy Secretary Raymond Mabus, former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bank of America Chairman Charles Holliday.

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