Northwestern's Institute for Sustainability and Energy Covers Lilac's SBIR Award

Sustainable Lithium Extraction Startup Wins SBIR Award

When you picture the quickest street-legal car in the world, you probably envision something along the lines of a gasoline-fueled Ferrari or Lamborghini. But this February an unexpected contender set a new world record—Tesla’s all-electric Model S P100D jumped from zero to 60mph in just 2.28 seconds. The news couldn’t have come at a better time for Dave Snydacker. His company Lilac Solutions, which addresses the growing demand for the lithium raw materials used in lithium-ion batteries, recently received a highly-competitive grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)...

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