3M sells NMC cathode intellectual property to Umicore, will focus on Si anodes
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JANUARY 10, 2017
3M has entered into an agreement transferring its Nickel-Manganese-Cobalt (NMC) cathode intellectual property and related intellectual property licenses to Umicore, a global materials technology and recycling group. The sale includes U.S Patents 6,660,432, 6,964,828, and 7,078,128, their corresponding global equivalents, and all related license agreements. We are very pleased to deepen our successful technology collaboration with Umicore.