Sicona has pioneered a simple & robust production process for high-performance silicon-graphite composite anode and polymer binder materials
Sicona Battery Technologies (Sicona) is a Sydney based battery technology company.
Sicona develops next generation battery technology used in the anodes (negative electrodes) of lithium-ion (“Li-ion”) batteries that enable electric-mobility and storage of renewable energy. Sicona is commercialising an innovative silicon-composite battery anode technology, developed and perfected over the last ten years at the Australian Institute for Innovative Materials (AIIM). Sicona’s silicon-composite anode technology delivers 92% to 233% higher capacity than conventional graphite anodes and its anode materials can deliver 50% to 75% higher cell energy density than current Li-ion batteries.
In addition, Sicona has developed a hydrophilic based binder which has a 3D network structure, improved electro-conductivity and self healing properties.
Sicona uses off the shelf equipment in a highly scalable and efficient manufacturing process to produce its active anode materials and polymer binder.
Sicona intends to licence and/or produce and sell high performance active anode and binder materials into the US$125bn Li-ion battery market through a focused partnership approach with established and reputable anode, natural and synthetic graphite and carbon companies.