Pajarito Powder 2019 TechConnect Defense Innovation Award Winner

Pajarito Powder recipient of Defense Innovation Award 2019

September 18, 2019

Pajarito Powder will be recognized as an awardee at next month’s Defense TechConnect (DTC) Summit. Pajarito Powder placed in the top 15% of submitted challenge technologies as ranked by the DTC Selection Committee.

The sixth annual Defense TechConnect (DTC) Summit brings together defense, private industry, federal agency and academic leadership to accelerate development and adoption of state-of-the-art solutions for the warfighter and national security.  The Defense TechConnect Summit & Expo will take place October 8-10 in National Harbor, MD at the Gaylord Hotel.

Pajarito Powder will exhibit at the Showcase and present at the Defense Innovation Challenge as a selectee. Please stop by and say hello at booth 127W.  Thomas J. Stephenson, CEO and Chairman of Pajarito Powder stated, “We are very proud to be have been selected as an awardee; it reinforces our belief that interest in materials solutions for electrochemical energy conversion is not only increasing but is being recognized as strategically important.”

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Pajarito Powder, LLC is a venture-backed startup, funded by the Verge Fund, Omphalos Venture Partners and other investors, focused on developing next-generation catalysts and catalyst supports for the fuel cell and electrolyzer industries. Working with automotive OEMs, fuel cell component companies and major electrolyzer manufacturers, Pajarito Powder is an established leader in advanced catalyst and catalyst support development in rapidly developing clean/green hydrogen industries.

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Pajarito Powder benefits from resources provided by the State of New Mexico Economic Development Department:  JTIP, STEP and other programs through the Office of Science and Technology.