Protonex Awarded ARO Military Development Contract

July 26, 2004 by Jeff Shepard

Protonex Technology Corp. (Southborough, MA), a developer of fuel cell power solutions for portable and remote applications, was awarded approximately $1 million by the Army Research Office (ARO). The program's goal is to accelerate the development of Protonex's NGen™ hydrogen-air and direct-methanol fuel cell stacks for man-portable military applications.

"This ARO award reinforces our commitment to developing innovative, portable power solutions for military applications," said Protonex Vice President of Business Development Greg Cipriano. "This award, and other military awards we've received, give us additional resources that will help establish Protonex as the leading provider of next-generation power solutions for the military and near-term commercial markets."