Semprius, an innovator in high concentration photovoltaic (HCPV) solar modules, has joined ASSIST as the newest Industry Partner. With record setting research and development in small, high efficiency solar cells, Semprius is a leader in energy harvesting technologies. Through their unique approach, Semprius has been able to combine record module efficiency and high performance with industry-standard, low-cost microelectronic techniques to redefine sustainable solar electricity generation.
Semprius’ partnership with ASSIST leads the way to disruptive and highly effective research in solar energy harvesting. As a harvester-agnostic Center, ASSIST develops technologies and partners with companies such as Semprius to bring the most efficient and high quality energy harvesters to the Self-Powered Adaptive Platform and Health and Environmental tracker Testbeds.
Semprius joins 29 other industry member partners, some of which include: Samsung, Analog Devices, Hanesbrands Inc., and SAS. Partnerships with outside companies continue to fuel the growth of the ASSIST Center while offering first-rate benefits. If you are interested in partnering with, sponsoring or joining the ASSIST Center, please contact Tom Snyder (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
Headquartered in Durham, NC, Semprius manufactures the highest efficiency solar modules in the world, with production module efficiency reaching 35.5 percent. Using the world’s smallest commercial solar cells and applying state-of-the-art manufacturing processes, Semprius is leading the next generation of cost-competitive, sustainable solar electricity. Semprius was named to MIT Technology Review’s 2013 50 Disruptive Companies List, an annual list of the world’s most innovative technology companies. Semprius’ headquarters and production facilities are located in North Carolina, USA. For more information, please visit www.semprius.com.
The NSF Nanosystems Engineering Research Center (NERC) for Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST) develops and employs nano-enabled energy harvesting, energy storage, nanodevices, and sensors to create innovative, battery-free and body-powered wearable health monitoring systems. This center of excellence received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in 2012 for five years of research, renewable out until 2022.