Volt Carbon Technologies Announces Subsidiary Solid Ultrabattery as a Successful Applicant of the DAIR Green Fund
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, March 14, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Volt Carbon Technologies Inc. (“Volt Carbon” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: VCT) (OTCQB: TORVF) in conjunction with Downsview Aerospace Innovation & Research (DAIR) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Solid Ultrabattery Inc. is a successful applicant of the DAIR Green Fund for a project titled “Development of lithium-ion battery for small drone and UAV applications.”
“The team at Solid Ultrabattery is very excited to work on a potential aerospace application for our battery technology. The Government of Canada’s support through DAIR will help Solid Ultrabattery continue its drive to commercialize its intellectual property,” said V-Bond Lee, CEO and President of Volt Carbon.
Today, the team at Solid Ultrabattery joined DAIR and fellow DAIR Green Fund recipients at an event to celebrate being one of the eight innovative projects receiving Green Fund support. They were joined by the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for FedDev Ontario, along with Ya’ara Saks, Member of Parliament, York–Centre. The event was held at the Landing Gear Innovation Lab, Centennial College at the Downsview Campus (North York) and part of the DAIR hub.
“To meet our goal of becoming a net-zero economy, we must ensure that we are providing the new capabilities and technology for industries to easily make the transition. The DAIR Green Fund provides supports to businesses who are eading the charge in creating sustainable innovations that will help grow Canada’s aerospace industry. The eight businesses in southern Ontario that we are celebrating today have created environmentally friendly projects that will keep this industry competitive globally and create more jobs nationally. Our government is committed to finding new ways to move toward a greener economy that works for everyone.” – Hon. Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario
About Volt Carbon Technologies
Volt Carbon is a publicly traded carbon science company, with specific interests in energy storage and green energy creation, with holdings in mining claims in the provinces of Ontario, Quebec and British Columbia in Canada. For the latest information on Volt Carbon’s properties and news please refer to the website www.voltcarbontech.com.
Downsview Aerospace Innovation & Research (DAIR) is a not-for-profit whose mission is to revolutionize the collaboration environment by catalyzing innovation in aerospace and beyond. DAIR supports its members by offering access to state-of-the-art equipment and infrastructure to accelerate leading-edge and sustainable research and technology adoption; creating training solutions for the business and technology challenges of today and tomorrow; providing a platform for industry, academia, and government synergies, to foster and advance R&D partnerships; and advocation for the aerospace industry locally, nationally, and globally. To learn more about DAIR please visit the website www.dairhub.com.
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