Aurora Signs Pact with Solar Energy Research Institute

Under a separate purchase agreement, Aurora will supply SERIS with its latest Decima infrared measurement system, which will be used to characterize the advanced solar cells developed by SERIS.

AuroraAurora Solar Technologies has entered into a Collaborative Research Agreement (CRA) with the Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS).

SERIS is a top-tier applied research institute and has close ties with solar product manufacturers throughout Asia. The purpose of Aurora’s joint research with SERIS is to advance the infrared reflection and transmission measurement techniques commercially pioneered in the DecimaTM family of products.

The Company expects that this will lead to several new commercial applications for the Decima products in solar cell production and will also create opportunities in the growing R&D market for solar cell design and qualification. Under a separate purchase agreement, Aurora will supply SERIS with its latest Decima infrared measurement system, which will be used to characterize the advanced solar cells developed by SERIS.

“We have established a strong industry presence with a superior product and increasing orders. This important collaboration will now build on this by combining SERIS’ research resources and broad industry contacts with our Decima IR technology base and commercial capabilities. This will enable us to expand our technology capabilities and customer base to meet the continuous demands for more efficient cell designs and process improvements in this explosive global industry,” said Gordon Deans, Aurora’s Chief Operating Officer.

“We are pleased to be increasing the depth and breadth of our relationship with Aurora,” said Dr. Armin Aberle, SERIS’ CEO. “In our work to advance the state of the art in the solar energy industry, SERIS works closely with numerous manufacturers and production equipment vendors. We expect that our work with Aurora will make a strong contribution to this industry development.”

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