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Carposol Technologies plans to commercialize a novel patented product for harvesting sunlight to power electronic devices off the grid.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Orlando, FL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2009
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Company Summary

With today’s proliferation of mobile electronic devices, it is frustratingly common to experience the inconvenience of a dead device when not having access to power for recharging. Carposol Technologies plans to commercialize a patented, novel product for harvesting sunlight to power electronic devices with a unique, low-cost technology based on waterproof, flexible solar sheets with a fabric-like texture assembled from thin plastic fibers.


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    Esmaeil-Hooman Banaei

    Esmaeil-Hooman is current a PhD student in Electrical Engineering at UCF. He is developing Carposol’s core technology as of his PhD thesis at CREOL/UCF. He is co-founder and Director of Product Development at Carposol Technologies.

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    Ayman F. Abouraddy

    Ayman F. Abouraddy received the Ph.D. degree from Boston University, Boston, MA, in 2003 in electrical engineering. He then joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), as a postdoctoral fellow and then Research Scientist at the Research Laboratory of Electronics. He joined CREOL, The College of Optics & Photonics at UCF as an assistant professor in 2008. He is co-founder, President and technology advisor of Carposol Technologies.

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    Michael O'Donnell

    Michael is a faculty member at the College of Business at UCF. He has extensive experience with start-ups, as an angel investor and business advisor.


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    Laura K. Spedick