By Dayton Business Journal

A Miamisburg company has snagged a $1 million state grant to further work on alternative energy technology.

Inorganic Specialists Inc. won the award from the Ohio Third Frontier Advanced Energy Program on Thursday. The company will collaborate with Mound Technical Solutions in Miamisburg, Joplin, Mo.-based EaglePicher Technologies, Pacoima, Calif.-based Ultramet and Clover, S.C.-based Southeast Nonwovens on a lithium ion material commercial demonstration project.

The project involves development of silicon-coated carbon nanofiber paper for applications including lithium ion battery anodes, other battery materials, composites, electromagnetic shielding, resistive heating products and fuel cell gas diffusers.

Inorganic Specialistsâ¿¿ carbon nanofiber papermaking business is located at the Mound Advanced Technology Center.

The award was part of $14 million in funding handed out across the state through the Ohio Third Frontierâ¿¿s Photovoltaics Program, Fuel Cell Program, and Advanced Energy programs.

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