UbiQD is Named as Newest Portfolio Company by Breakout Labs


Photo of UbiQD team.

Breakout Labs has named UbiQD, Inc. as its newest portfolio company. This means, as a part of its commitment to fund new startup company’s growth, Breakout Labs will award UbiQD $350,000 to UbiQD to focus on refining its luminescent solar concentrator technology. In addition to funding, UbiQd will be offered access to Breakout Lab's network of follow-on funders, corporate partners, and resources to drive commercialization. UbiQD, based in Los Alamos, New Mexico, manufactures low-hazard quantum dots and nanocomposites. The company's main goal is the invention of special solar power windows tinted with quantum dots that are able to turn sunlight into electricity.

(Photo credit: UbiQD, Inc.)

Spun out of technology developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, The University of Washington, and Western Washington University, UbiQD envisions a future where quantum dots are ubiquitous in a wide spectrum of applications. For more information visit www.UbiQD.com.
Breakout Labs, which operates out of the Thiel Foundation, is a fund that backs scientist-entrepreneurs and supports early-stage companies as they transition scientific discoveries out of the lab and into the market.
Learn more about Breakout Labs at www.breakoutlabs.org/portfolio.

To read the full article about UbiQD being named Breakout Labs newest portfolio company see “Growing Quantum Dot Manufacturer, UbiQD, Named Breakout Labs Portfolio Company”.

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