Modumetal, UW Get Grant from WTC

Seattle-based Modumetal, a nanomaterials startup, and the University of Washington have received a $5,000 grant from Washington Technology Center to develop an anti-corrosion polymer coating for sulfuric acid pipelines. Leslie Warren, project manager at Modumetal, and Rajendra Bordia, UW professor of materials science and engineering, are leading the effort. Modumetal was founded in 2006 and has developed a method for “growing” advanced metal materials for defense, transportation, and other applications.

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One response to “Modumetal, UW Get Grant from WTC”

  1. Emmanuel says:

    $5,000? For developing a nano-material? Is it me, or the funding amount seems ludicrously low for such an ambitious project?