Ilika has announced the opening of our Stereax solid state battery manufacturing facility in Chandlers Ford on Friday 3 December 2021. The new facility will manufacture our Stereax micro batteries that are designed for powering next generation implanted medical devices and industrial wireless sensors used in the Industrial Internet of Things.
The facility was opened by Lord Willetts, former Minister of State for Universities and Science and author of the influential “Eight Great Technologies” government policy. Other speeches were given by Steve Brine, MP and Jillian Hughes of the National Microelectronics Institute, in which they highlighted the importance of these new fabrication facilities to the UK economy. The ribbon was cut to open the new cleanrooms, where a controlled environment will enable the manufacture of Stereax batteries to the desired reliability, yield and quality that will provide customers with a top-quality power source for their devices.
Ilika plc (LON:IKA) is a pioneer in solid state battery technology enabling solutions for applications in Industrial IoT, MedTech, Electric Vehicles and Consumer Electronics.