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Our DOE- ARPA-E funded “HiTech Natural Gas Membrane Reactor” technology won this year’s prestigious Utah Innovation Award in the field of Clean Technology and Energy

Eight innovations were announced as winners in the 12th annual Utah Innovation Awards, presented by Stoel Rives LLP and the Utah Technology Council. This statewide program, the first of its kind, recognizes innovations and the Utah companies that created them. The program is sponsored by Webb Audio Visual Communication, Utah Business Magazine, Wells Fargo, KUER 90.1, Fluid, Go Engineer, USTAR, Grant Thornton, and the Girl Scouts of Utah. Winners were announced during a sold out Awards Luncheon today at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center.

HiTech Natural Gas Membrane Reactor by Ceramatec, Inc.
The HiTech Membrane Reactor developed by Dr. Pallavi Chitta from Ceramatec converts Natural gas to Benzene, a high value raw material for polymers and Hydrogen, a valuable fuel, via an economic single-step process that significantly reduces environmentally hazardous Gas flaring and Greenhouse gas emissions.

For full article, refer to Salt lake tribune for “Utah’s 8 most innovative products win awards”.