Minerva Lithium is a university spinout company based on licensed technology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering in Greensboro, NC.
CEO, Sheeba Dawood presented at the Capital Connect pitch competition that was held on March 10th, 2021, at 4:30 PM. It is a signature showcase event, running for over 18 years which provides connections to entrepreneurs seeking capital for their company. At this event, entrepreneurs “compete” with 2-minute, or 6-minute pitches and Minerva Lithium LLC was awarded for 2 minutes pitch category in first place with a cash prize of $ 1500 at this event with about 400 attendees.
Minerva Lithium LLC was selected to pitch under Energy Innovation Spotlights IV: Vehicle Electrification category and was awarded TechConnect innovation award 2021 at TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo. This event connects top applied research and early-stage innovations from universities, labs, and startups with industry end-users and prospectors. The 2021 TechConnect World Innovation event was held in Washington, DC from October 18th-21st which included the annual SBIR/STTR Innovation Conference, AI TechConnect, and the TechConnect Technical Program - with more than 35 world-class technical symposiums, and the Nanotech Conference Series – the world's largest and longest running nanotechnology event.