Amprius Technologies a developer of next-generation lithium-ion batteries, was honored in Fast Company’s 2023 Innovation by Design Awards in the Impact category. The Innovation by Design Awards, which can be found in the September 2023 issue of Fast Company, honor the designers and businesses solving the most crucial problems of today and anticipating the pressing issues of tomorrow.
Amprius Technologies produces the highest energy density cells commercially available in the battery industry today, with applications spanning all segments of electric mobility, including the aviation and EV industries. The Company’s 450 Wh/kg, 1150 Wh/L lithium-ion battery cell provides up to 80% higher energy density compared to conventional lithium-ion batteries and has been deployed for advanced aerospace applications including next-generation High-Altitude Pseudo Satellites (HAPS). Amprius’ cells have been commercially manufactured since 2018 at the Company’s headquarters in Fremont, CA.
“This honor from Fast Company is a testament to the unparalleled performance our industry leading silicon anode lithium-ion cells offer,” said Dr. Kang Sun, Chief Executive Officer of Amprius. “Our 450 Wh/kg cell provides ultra-high energy density and high power density while remaining capable of functioning in extreme conditions. These attributes allow our advanced batteries to meet customers’ specific qualifications and enable the electric mobility industry to continue pushing the boundaries of what is possible.”
The Fast Company judges include renowned designers from a variety of disciplines, business leaders from some of the most innovative companies in the world, and Fast Company’s own writers and editors. Entries are judged on the key ingredients of innovation: functionality, originality, beauty, sustainability, user insight, cultural impact, and business impact.
Winners, finalists, and honorable mentions are featured online, and winners and finalists are featured in the issue of Fast Company magazine, on newsstands August 29, 2023.