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Hailong Ning, Director of Research and Development at Xerion Advanced Battery Corp., was featured on the Wired In column of The News-Gazette. The startup has recently graduated in 2017 and has just finished building its second location in Dayton, Ohio.


The News-Gazette featured Xerion Advanced Battery Corp. CEO John Busbee as this week's "high-tech difference maker". 

You can read his interview for the paper's Wired In column here.


Article profiles examples of why Champaign-Urbana, alongside major metropolitan areas like Detroit and Atlanta, has been recognized as a promising region for technological innovation in 2014 by Xerion Advanced Battery CEO, John Busbee, provides input on his company's decision to locate at EnterpriseWorks incubator in the Research Park at the University of Illinois. 


EnterpriseWorks startup Xerion Advanced Battery was profiled on the front page of today's Daily Illini. The company is commercializing next generation battery technology developed by Prof. Paul Braun, a Materials Science and Engineering faculty member. 


EnterpriseWorks tenants Xerion Advanced Battery and Dioxide Materials, both startups licensing technology out of the University of Illinois, will offer demonstrations of their technologies at the Urbana School District #116 family STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) night on Thursday, Dec. 13 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Urbana Middle School.