NEW YORK – December 16, 2014 – Braemar Energy Ventures (“Braemar&rdquo, a leading venture capital investor in energy technology companies, today announced its investment in Voxel8 (“The Company&rdquo, creator of the world’s first multi-material 3D electronics printer capable of printing embedded electronics and other novel devices.
Voxel8, founded by Dr. Jennifer A. Lewis, Wyss Professor of Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, is commercializing a new platform for 3D printing including functional materials, printing hardware and intelligent software. The company enables designers and engineers to create products with embedded 3D electronics for the first time. Dr. Lewis and her team are building on the foundational patents previously generated at The University of Illinois and Harvard University.
“Voxel8 is pushing the limits of the design and manufacturing of electronic devices with a 3D printing platform that enables users to move beyond the prototype printing phase. The company’s technology enables the mass customization of smart devices in new form factors without the cost and waste of the traditional supply chain,” said Dr. Jiong Ma, Partners at Braemar Energy Ventures, “Braemar is thrilled to support Dr. Lewis and her talented team in the early stages of Voxel8’s growth.”
“I am excited to leverage over a decade of research to transform the way devices are manufactured,” said Dr. Lewis, “Through the support of investors like Braemar, we are able to bring our ground-breaking technology to the mass market.”
Voxel8 will be participating in the Consumer Electronics Show from January 6-9, 2015 in Las Vegas, NV and can be found at booth #71726 in the Sands Exhibition Hall.
About Braemar Energy Ventures Braemar Energy Ventures is a venture capital fund making early- to mid-stage investments in the energy technology sector. The firm’s principals have invested in more than 60 companies in the sector and have more than 100 years of combined technical, operational and financial experience in energy and energy-related industries. Braemar partners with exceptional companies and management teams, in both alternative and traditional energy markets, that can contribute to a more profitable and efficient energy landscape through innovation and marketplace expertise. Additional information is available at BraemarEnergy.com or on Twitter at Twitter.com/BraemarEnergy or @BraemarEnergy.
About Voxel8 Voxel8, a Somerville, MA based company, has created the world’s first multi-material 3D printer capable of printing embedded electronics and other novel devices. The company’s platform goes beyond prototype printing and brings the capability of functional materials printing to the broader market. Led by Harvard Professor Dr. Jennifer Lewis, Voxel8 leverages over a decade of research to innovate and streamline the way that designers and engineers utilize 3D printing technology.