Vesta Sciences Inc
Business Identifier: Silicon & Silicon Nitride powder manufacturing
Public Profile:
Vesta Sciences Inc provides applied inorganic chemical engineering R&D services for issues involving water purification, gas separation, catalysis and advanced materials processes. The firm focuses its efforts on manufacturing Silicon & Silicon Nitride powders for various applications, from helping alternative energy industries reduce rejection rates for key components, helping the automotive industry improve engine efficiencies or providing cutting tool manufacturers with enhanced tool performance. The firm’s lab – a spinoff from the KemaNord research laboratory in Sweden – is able to provide chemical elemental analysis using x-ray flourescence (XRF), Powder x-ray diffraction (XRD) for structural analysis and phase identification, particle size distribution for powders, surface area analysis, Rheological Analysis and Environmental Analysis for trace water analysis and environmental sampling of flue gases.

 Synopsis: Awardee Business Condition
Year Founded IP Holdings
Employee Range VC funded?
Revenue Range Private/Public
 Most Recent SBIR Projects
Year Phase Agency Dollars Project Title
NanoSilver-Silicon Based Substrates for Chemical Sensing by Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS)
Synthesis of Nano Composite Super Thermites with Tunable Energy Release
High Capacity Lithium Ion Batteries Using Sponge-like Porous Silicon Anodes
Biopolymer based nanocomposite for wound care