Super Robust and Flexible Wearable Energy Storage Devices

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Overview

City University of Hong Kong has developed novel "Super Robust and Flexible" energy storage devices with excellent robostness, flexibility and high safety, catering for various wearable electronics.

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Research completion
2019
Commercialisation opportunities
technology licensing agreement
Problem addressed

To realize the energy supply for wearable electronics, City University of Hong Kong has developed the energy storage devices with super robustness and flexibility, achieving enhanced usability, stability and safety.

Innovation
  • All-in-one design of seperator, electrolyte and proctective layer, and the devices are highly integrated.
  • The energy storage devices possess super flexibility that enables them to perform arbitary deformations.
  • The energy storage devices also possess super robustness so that they can endure ultra-high external pressure, impact and shearing force without being impeded.
Key impact
  • Highly safe, zero toxicity without the risks of fire and explosion.
  • Suitable for wearable electronic devices.
  • Durable with stable performance.
Award
  • Silver Medal at Inventions Geneva Evaluation Days 2022
Application
  • Various flexible and wearable electronic devices
City University of Hong Kong (CityU)

As one of the fastest growing universities in the world over the past decade, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is recognised as a hub for innovation in research and professional education. CityU identifies solutions to critical global challenges by extending the frontiers of knowledge both within and beyond existing research paradigms.

The University’s highly qualified academics are drawn from all over the world, not only bringing a wealth of research and professional experience to the teaching programmes, but also contributing to the knowledge and technology advancement.

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