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Virginia Irwin Klausmeier

President & CEO at Sylvatex

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Employees 6–20
Headquarters Alameda, California, United States
Sylvatex (SVX) is transitioning the world’s energy systems through foundational manufacturing improvements impacting our zero-emission electric future. SVX is an advanced manufacturing technology company future-proofing the production of the largest cost and carbon footprint driver in EV batteries, the cathode. We have developed and scaled a next-generation cathode manufacturing process that adds optionality to composition of material and broadens the range of critical material inputs with lower cost, lower capital needs, and a lower carbon footprint. SVX can make a gigaton-scale impact over the next decade and is going to change the game for electric vehicle and energy storage system materials.

Notable Achievements

  • Signed LOI with one of the largest EV manufacturers to de-risk production and reduce costs.
  • Closed Series A in Q3 2022 with $8.4M in funding.
  • A focus on non-dilutive funding and partnerships has de-risked capital investments. Awarded $10M+ in grant funding to date.

Currently Operating in One Region

Press Mentions

May 23, 2024


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March 14, 2024

Next-gen battery tech: Reimagining every aspect of batteries

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January 5, 2023

Sustainable battery manufacturing paves the road to net zero

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October 13, 2022

Li-Ion Battery Cathode Performance and Cost Improvements Are Targeted by Forge Nano and Sylvatex in a New Collaboration

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October 7, 2022

Waterless manufacturing offers a greener battery alternative

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October 6, 2022

Future-proofing Li-ion Battery Production With Waterless Cathode Manufacturing Process

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