25 Jul '11, 4pm

DuPont Snaps Up Innovalight: DuPont has purchased Innovalight, a startup that found success after switching bu...

DuPont Snaps Up Innovalight: DuPont has purchased Innovalight, a startup that found success after switching bu...

DuPont has purchased Innovalight, a startup that found success after switching business models. Innovalight makes a silicon ink. When added to crystalline silicon solar panels, it can boost efficiency by 1 to 2 percent at a relatively low cost. Three percent is on the horizon. Back in 2008, the company planned to make solar modules, but it could not raise the $50 million to build a small production facility. As a result, it switched to being an intellectual property company. Since then, it has signed deals with JA Solar, Yingli, Motech and others. Most of its customers are in Asia and most of these are in China. Innovalight also tweaked the conventional intellectual property business model. The company technically sells silicon ink powders to its customers as well as collects royalties under an intellectual property license. The unusual structure solves two problems. One, ...

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