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Developing cobalt-free, high-energy sulfur cathodes for the battery industry at commercial performance levels

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Charlotte Hamilton

Cofounder & CEO at Conamix

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Employees 6–20
Headquarters Ithaca, New York, United States
Conamix is a lithium sulfur technology company that exists to drive low cost and high energy technology forward into the electric vehicle market world wide. The company was founded in 2014 and has foundational technology exclusively licensed from Cornell, Stanford, Berkeley and Waterloo University. Based in Ithaca, New York, USA the company is backed by multiple venture capital investors and is focused exclusively on the automotive market for advanced battery materials.

Notable Achievements

  • Raised over $16 million in venture capital from Volta Energy Technologies, Hegemon Capital, Catalus, and New York Ventures
  • Secured an $8.6 million U.S. federal contract to develop ultra high energy density batteries
  • Awarded for Excellence in the Field of Environmental Technology Research at CleanEquity Monaco 2021

Currently Operating in One Region

Press Mentions

August 24, 2022

Automakers are betting on range and performance to win the electric vehicle wars. These 17 battery startups could reap the rewards by delivering an energy breakthrough.

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February 26, 2022

Why All Those EV-Battery ‘Breakthroughs’ You Hear About Aren’t Breaking Through

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February 2, 2022

Investment company Gaingels uplifts LGBTQ-owned businesses — Philadelphia Gay News

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Work at Conamix

Posted September 22, 2022

Associate Scientist/Engineer

Ithaca, NY, USA

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