Bob Hamers' startup company, Silatronix, featured in the news

Bob Hamers' startup company, Silatronix, Inc. was featured on the front page of the Feb. 2, 2014 Wisconsin State Journal Business section. Click here for an abbreviated on-line version of the article.  Silatronix was founded in 2007 by Prof. Hamers and a colleague, Prof. Bob West, to commercialize the development of non-flammable organosilicon electrolytes to improve the safety and performance of lithium-ion batteries and related energy storage technologies. Silatronix was founded based on inventions made in the laboratories of West and Hamers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and patented by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation.  Disclaimer: Hamers serves as Chief Technical Officer of Silatronix and has a financial interest in the company.