Genport SRL to demonstrate energy systems at Hannover Messe

April 7, 2015  


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Paolo Fracas, CEO of Genport SRL, speaks with a prospective client during the 2014 Hannover Messe. The company will demonstrate battery energy storage systems, small hybrid fuel cells and portable power sources during the 2015 Hannover Messe at Hall 27, booth B 66. (Photo provided) Download Photo

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., VIMERCATE, Italy and HANOVER, Germany - Officials at an Italian company that develops hybrid fuel cell generators and lithium-ion battery systems have announced they will participate in Hannover Messe, one of the largest industrial fairs in the world, April 13-16 in Hanover, Germany.

Genport SRL will demonstrate several products at Hall 27, booth B 66. CEO Paolo Fracas and Stefano Limonta, senior R&D engineer for hybrid fuel cell systems, will represent the company. The company opened its North American office in the Kurz Purdue Technology Center in Purdue Research Park of West Lafayette in 2012.

Fracas said Genport's battery energy storage systems, small hybrid fuel cells and portable power sources will be demonstrated at the event.

"Visitors can see how the latest energy storage components work, and Stefano and I will explain key features and benefits during demonstrations," he said. "We will provide examples of how to utilize them in grid-connected and off-grid systems, and we will meet with other officials to discuss cooperation with potential partners worldwide."

Fracas said Hannover Messe is one of the most prestigious and best-attended exhibitions for the fuel cell industry.

"Visitors travel from throughout Europe, Russia, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and the Americas," he said. "Attendees include distributors, original equipment manufacturers, engineering procurement construction companies and developers of energy systems for home, hospital, commercial, industrial, agricultural, defense and electromedical sectors."

About Genport

Founded in 2009, Genport designs and manufactures clean, safe portable power solutions to generate and store electric energy anytime, anywhere. These power technologies lead to a substantial improvement of throughput of electronics equipment utilized in emergency, electro-medical, military, telecommunications, nautical, caravan, residential, small vehicles and agriculture.

About Purdue Research Park

The Purdue Research Park is the largest university-affiliated business incubation complex in the country. The Purdue Research Park manages the Purdue Technology Centers in four sites in Indiana: West Lafayette, Indianapolis, Merrillville and New Albany. The more than 260 companies located in the park network employ about 4,500 people who earn an average annual wage of $63,000. The park is managed by the Purdue Research Foundation, which received the 2014 Incubator Network of the Year from the National Business Incubation Association for its work in entrepreneurship. For more information about funding and investment opportunities in startups based on a Purdue innovation, contact the Purdue Foundry at foundry@prf.org.

Purdue Research Park contact: Steve Martin, 765-588-3342, sgmartin@prf.org

Source: Paolo Fracas, +39.039.63.96.500, paolo.fracas1@genport.it

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