CURRENT DIRECT PARTNERS
Blackstone Resources AG & Blackstone Technology GmbH
Blackstone Resources is a Swiss Holding Company, with its legal domicile in Baar, Kanton Zug and is concentrating on the battery technology revolution and metals market. In addition, it sets up, develops and manages refineries used for gold and battery metals. It offers direct exposure to the battery technology and battery metals that is being driven by the demand of electric vehicles that need vast quantities of these metals. These include cobalt, manganese, molybdenum, graphite and lithium. Blackstone Technology GmbH is a 100% subsidiary of Blackstone Resources AG and produces cutting edge 3D printed battery cells in Saxony/Germany
Main role and expertise: Blackstone will develop, produce and test Lithium-Ion battery cells produced with a disruptive technology. This disruptive Thick Layer Technology® is based on a 3D printing process which makes the production much easier and the energy density by 20% higher.. Blackstone will lead WP3 Development of the Waterborne Transport Battery Cell that is being optimized based on the disruptive 3D printing manufacturing process of the cells. Moreover, Blackstone will accompany the development phase from beginning to end and also integrate the feedback based on Lloyd’s and SPEAR recommendation regarding production process efficiency in the internal cell manufacturing processes. This will help Blackstone technology to evolve to the next TRL at a crucial step in scaling the start-up of the company.