Nevada Tech Hub

*2023 Tech Hubs Designee

Lead Agency: University of Nevada, Reno

State Served: Nevada

Applicant-Defined Region: Carson City and Reno MSAs

Core Technology Area: lithium batteries and electric vehicle materials

Contact: Richard Bartholet ([email protected])

The Nevada Lithium Batteries and Other EV Material Loop (“Loop Tech Hub”), led by the University of Nevada, Reno, aims to build a self-sustaining and globally competitive full lithium lifecycle cluster, spanning extraction, processing, manufacturing, and recycling. With a foundation of rich sources of lithium and materials essential to electrification, the Loop Tech Hub is working to align and coordinate its innovation and economic development activities with established companies, startups, education, and workforce development organizations to enable this region to focus on becoming a global lithium leader. In doing so, this Tech Hub seeks to make Nevada a strong node in a critical supply chain, making our battery economy more resilient and competitive and accelerating our energy transition.

Designee Narrative (PDF)

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