CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--N12 Technologies, Inc., a Cambridge -based startup that’s commercializing revolutionary nanotechnology to enhance composite materials has been selected 2015 TiE50 Top Start-up. The recognition was announced on Saturday, May 4th by the TiE50 organization. Selection for this recognition is keenly contested by thousands of technology startups worldwide and represents the best of the breed startups screened from more than 2,700 companies.
Based on MIT-developed and exclusively licensed vertically aligned carbon nanotube (VACNT) technology, N12 has created the world’s first commercial-scale continuous manufacturing capability for its Nanostitch™ product. Nanostitch™ improves shear properties of carbon-fiber and other composite materials by 10-40% and lengthens fatigue life 100 fold.
"We are honored to be selected TiE50 Top Start-up and are very excited to participate at TiEcon 2015. Our material is currently being tested and qualified by the global leaders in Aerospace, Automotive, Wind, and Sporting Goods industries and will provide remarkable improvements in performance, weight reduction, and energy efficiency.” says Brad Berkson, the CEO of N12 Technologies, Inc.. “We’re thrilled at the positive response and enthusiasm we’ve received from many of the largest global companies in the US, Europe, and Asia."
About N12 Technologies
N12 is a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based startup that’s commercializing revolutionary nanotechnology to enhance composite materials. N12’s Nanostitch™ improves shear properties of carbon-fiber and other composite materials by 10-40% and lengthens fatigue life 100 fold. For more information visit n12.co
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