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DiPole Materials Joins Set of Advanced Materials Companies to Launch Materic, LLC

Materic’s newly combined capabilities include nanofiber electrospinning, nanoparticle separation, textile treatments, 3D printing materials, specialty inks and encapsulation May 11, 2021, Baltimore, MD – DiPole Materials, an electrospinning company that manufacturers piezoelectric yarns, tissue engineering scaffolds and specialty filters plus custom manufacturing to customers needs, today announced it has joined with five other advanced materials companies to create Materic, LLC. "DiPole Materials and the other companies shared a common co-founder in Early Charm, so there was already a strong relationship between the companies,” said Scott Gaboury, COO with DiPole Materials. "By coming together under Materic, we now have sales into the aerospace, healthcare, biotechnology, electronics, automotive, athletic, energy and military industries, giving us contacts into each of the key sectors for advanced materials. We’re well-positioned for the commercialization of the platform intellectual property held by each of the six companies.” Materic’s Baltimore-based scientists, engineers and designers are integrated into all customer collaboration phases – from ideation to prototyping to manufacturing – to turn advanced materials concepts into scalable products.   Materic’s other subsidiaries include: Abri Science – enabling enzymes and catalysts to work in harsh environments through microencapsulation. NanoDirect – high efficiency separation technologies for nanoparticles and the Direct Silver line of silver nanowires and specialty inks for the electronics and energy industries. SciGenesis – specialty textile inks, microencapsulated insect repellant treatments for textiles and heat reflecting camo face paints for the military and athletic industries. Ortuvo – 3D printing technology for tissue engineering and custom bio-inks for the healthcare and biotech industries. Synteris – 3D printing technology for ceramics in the aerospace, healthcare and automotive industries. Materic applies their work at dedicated production and development facilities at Baltimore’s innovation hub, the 1100 Wicomico Building.   About Materic: Based in Baltimore, MD, Materic custom designs and manufactures advanced materials. We apply our expertise in electrospinning, nanoparticle separation, textile treatments, 3D printing materials, specialty inks and microencapsulation to our own product lines as well as taking on custom manufacturing projects for our customers. Learn more: www.matericgroup.com   About Early Charm: Early Charm is a venture studio founded in 2012 in Charm City (Baltimore) that converts science to business. Our process continuously engages with industry to identify current market needs. Once those market needs are assessed, we source cutting-edge technologies that fulfill those needs and develop and commercialize the resulting products and services. Our companies operate in four different industry verticals: Advanced Materials, Drug Discovery, Blue Tech with a current focus on Aquaculture and Engineered Products. Learn more: www.earlycharm.com Media Contact: Ken Berlack Early Charm ken.berlack@earlycharm.com 816-718-3466...

DiPole Materials Announces CRADA with the US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Chemical Biological Center

DiPole Materials will develop composite materials with potential to help protect US soldiers from chemical and biological attack July 23, 2020, Baltimore, MD – DiPole Materials, an electrospinning company that specializes in custom nanofiber manufacturing, has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Chemical Biological Center (CCDC Chemical Biological Center). “The CCDC Chemical Biological Center technology developments are very impressive, and we are excited to collaborate with them to utilize Dipole Materials' capabilities in nanocomposites fabrication for enhanced protection systems to be used by US military personnel,” said Scott Gaboury, CSO with DiPole Materials. Under the terms of the CRADA, DiPole Materials will utilize its expertise in nanofiber design and manufacturing to develop composite fibers from blends of polymers and inorganic materials capable of abating various toxic chemicals. These DiPole-manufactured composite fibers will have the potential for use in a range of textile materials that can provide enhanced chemical and biological warfare protection for US Army soldiers. "Last year, when we partnered with the Maryland Department of Commerce to form the Maryland Defense Technology Commercialization Center (DefTech), we wanted to help unlock the economic value of the brilliant work going on in our state's military research facilities,” said Ken Malone, CEO with DiPole Materials. “This CRADA is another step in that direction and couldn't have happened without the help of DefTech.” The CCDC Chemical Biological Center is the nation’s principal R&D resource for chemical and biological protection to US soldiers. The CCDC Chemical Biological Center’s activities span the life cycle of chemical and biological defense research and product development. About DiPole Materials: Dipole Materials is an electrospinning company, based in Baltimore, MD, that specializes in custom nanofiber manufacturing to meet a range of industry applications, including cell culture, tissue engineering, water filtration, technical textiles like piezoelectric yarns, catalysis and more. DiPole Materials’ off-the-shelf product suite includes patented BioPaper technology that serves as a 3D nanofiber-based cell scaffold for 3D cell culture and bioprinting. Learn more: www.dipolematerials.com Media Contact: Ken Malone DiPole Materials 410.692.8605...

DiPole Materials Announces CRADA with the US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Chemical Biological Center

DiPole Materials will develop composite materials with potential to help protect US soldiers from chemical and biological attack July 23, 2020, Baltimore, MD – DiPole Materials, an electrospinning company that specializes in custom nanofiber manufacturing, has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Chemical Biological Center (CCDC Chemical Biological Center). “The CCDC Chemical Biological Center technology developments are very impressive, and we are excited to collaborate with them to utilize Dipole Materials' capabilities in nanocomposites fabrication for enhanced protection systems to be used by US military personnel,” said Scott Gaboury, CSO with DiPole Materials. Under the terms of the CRADA, DiPole Materials will utilize its expertise in nanofiber design and manufacturing to develop composite fibers from blends of polymers and inorganic materials capable of abating various toxic chemicals. These DiPole-manufactured composite fibers will have the potential for use in a range of textile materials that can provide enhanced chemical and biological warfare protection for US Army soldiers. "Last year, when we partnered with the Maryland Department of Commerce to form the Maryland Defense Technology Commercialization Center (DefTech), we wanted to help unlock the economic value of the brilliant work going on in our state's military research facilities,” said Ken Malone, CEO with DiPole Materials. “This CRADA is another step in that direction and couldn't have happened without the help of DefTech.” The CCDC Chemical Biological Center is the nation’s principal R&D resource for chemical and biological protection to US soldiers. The CCDC Chemical Biological Center’s activities span the life cycle of chemical and biological defense research and product development. About DiPole Materials: Dipole Materials is an electrospinning company, based in Baltimore, MD, that specializes in custom nanofiber manufacturing to meet a range of industry applications, including cell culture, tissue engineering, water filtration, technical textiles like piezoelectric yarns, catalysis and more. DiPole Materials’ off-the-shelf product suite includes patented BioPaper technology that serves as a 3D nanofiber-based cell scaffold for 3D cell culture and bioprinting. Learn more: www.dipolematerials.com Media Contact: Ken Malone DiPole Materials 410.692.8605...

DiPole Materials and Elmarco s.r.o. Launch Formal Business Partnership

DiPole Materials and Elmarco to collaborate on active program to drive new US business opportunities for nanofiber equipment and materials capabilities January 29, 2020, Baltimore, MD – DiPole Materials, LLC, an electrospinning company that specializes in custom nanofiber manufacturing, and Elmarco s.r.o., the industry′s leading electrospinning equipment supplier, today announced the launch of a formal partnership to drive mutual equipment and nanofiber materials opportunities in the US. Under the terms of the partnership, DiPole Materials – which deploys the Elmarco Nanospider™ for its custom nanofiber manufacturing – and Elmarco will collaborate on a dynamic program to accelerate co-promotion of the DiPole team’s expertise in materials science blended with Elmarco expertise in nanofiber production equipment. As part of this program, DiPole Materials and Elmarco will host a regularly scheduled series of workshops at the DiPole Materials laboratory while collaborating on a range of cross-promotion efforts across the US. “This is an exciting milestone for us at DiPole,” said Ken Malone, co-founder and CEO of DiPole Materials. “With the Elmarco Nanospider™, we’ve been able to expand our market reach in custom materials science. We now have a great opportunity to cross-promote our respective strengths to take advantage of the growing demand for quality nanofiber manufacturing equipment and production.” “This partnership represents a true opportunity to accelerate distribution of our Elmarco product line as well as drive the overall nanofiber industry,” said Miloslav Masopust, CEO of Elmarco. “Since our founding, we’ve focused on designing and building equipment that delivers the highest quality product to meet the wide range of industry’s nanofiber needs. We look forward to partnering with DiPole Materials to leverage our common areas of focus and accelerate new business opportunities.” About Elmarco s.r.o.: Elmarco s.r.o, based in the Czech Republic, is the electrospinning industry´s leading supplier of industrial scale electrospinning equipment. Founded in 2000, Elmarco´s product suite is based on needle-free Nanospider™ electrospinning technology designed for effective, industrial-scale production of the highest quality nanofibers. Learn more: www.elmarco.com About DiPole Materials: Dipole Materials is an electrospinning company, based in Baltimore, MD, that specializes in custom nanofiber manufacturing to meet a range of industry applications, including cell culture, tissue engineering, water filtration, technical textiles like piezoelectric yarns, catalysis and more. DiPole Materials’ off-the-shelf product suite includes patented BioPaper technology that serves as a 3D nanofiber-based cell scaffold for 3D cell culture and bioprinting. Learn more: www.dipolematerials.com...

DiPole Materials & Elmarco Present Free Workshop on Elmarco’s  Nanospider TM  Electrospinning Technology

Electrospinning technology has been around for more than 100 years. Yet with today’s precision engineering capabilities and rapid advances in materials science, we’re in the midst of a new golden age for electrospinning and nanofiber manufacturing. Plus, an array of industry nanofiber needs is creating significant demand for DiPole Materials and Elmarco’s expert capabilities. With this dynamic, DiPole Materials and Elmarco are delighted to host a free Workshop, Tuesday, October 22, demonstrating first-hand Elmarco’s new Nanospider TM  NS LAB electrospinning product and related equipment. Our Workshop Agenda: Introduction to DiPole Materials and Elmarco Introduction to Elmarco equipment and scaleup Process optimization procedure on Nanospider TM  technology Live demo of electrospinning processes with polyamide 6 polymer Layer evaluation techniques Intro to Elmarco’s new NS LAB model and optical microscope system What: Free Workshop on Elmarco’s new NanospiderTM NS LAB equipment Where: DiPole Materials Lab, 1100 Wicomico St., Suite 600, Baltimore, MD 21230 When: Tuesday, October 22, 10:00am-12:30pm EDT RSVP: Email Elmarco’s Katerina Rubackova: katerina.rubackova@elmarco.com We look forward to having you with us!...