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MARCH 1, 2022
Yvonne Yue Li breaks the news about Summit Nanotech closing its US$14M round co-led by Xora Innovation and Capricorn’s Technology Impact Fund, along with BHP Ventures. Funds will be used to advance the commercialization of Summit Nanotech’s technology.
July 7, 2022
SUMMIT NANOTECH RECEIVES SDTC FUNDING
Today, Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) announced an investment of $26.7M in ten innovative Canadian companies including Summit Nanotech.
June 3, 2022
SUMMIT NANOTECH RECOGNIZED AS FUTURE 50 FASTEST-GROWING SUSTAINABILITY COMPANIES IN CANADA
As a recipient of this inaugural ranking, we hope to inspire other Canadian entrepreneurs as they strive to align their business activities with the transition to a clean economy.
We know that companies at all stages of development have a critical role to play in helping the world achieve its net-zero targets.
April 11, 2022
AMANDA STEPHENSON FOR CANADIAN PRESS ON CBC.CA
"I was in the House of Commons speaking to them about Canada's position in the in the lithium ion battery supply chain ... we need to make sure we're doing this sustainably, we're using the best technologies, and building out infrastructure the right way." Amanda Hall, CEO and Founder of Summit Nanotech on Ottawa's $3.8B support for Canada's first critical metals strategy.
March 7, 2022
FLANNERY DEAN, MaRS INNOVATION DISTRICT
"The hierarchy of my company is inverted: I’m the bottom of the pyramid supporting everyone above me because they need my support to succeed," said Amanda Hall, CEO and Founder of Summit Nanotech, speaking about leadership and being a woman in clean tech in her recent interview with Flannery Dean.
January 24, 2022
ALBERTA INNOVATES SHIFT X
Synopsis: Extracting lithium with Summit Nanotech CEO and Women in Cleantech Challenge winner Amanda Hall. Join Katie Dean Matthew Cornall and Jon Hagan when they catch up with Amanda and get her insights on clean technology.
November 30, 2021
WOMEN IN CLEANTECH CHALLENGE
Summit Nanotech Corporation is pleased to announce that Amanda Hall, CEO, and Founder of Summit Nanotech is the $1 Million grand prize winner of the Women in Cleantech Challenge. After a rigorous evaluation process by a jury of experts, Amanda Hall was named the winner for achieving the most progress during the three-year Challenge and having the greatest market impact. The $1-million grand prize will further commercialize and grow Summit Nanotech.
Synopsis: Kelly Krahulic PhD, VP of Technology and Innovation is interviewed about Summit Nanotech's patent-pending process, denaLi, a process that uses a proprietary combination of sorbents along with nanoporous membranes to separate lithium from the brine to produce lithium faster.
Increasing Access to Capital Leveraging a National Network
Video: Ben Sanders, CEO of Proof in Yukon, and Amanda Hall, CEO at Summit Nanotech in Alberta – founders building their companies in a crisis environment, in regions with deep pools of angel capital waiting to be mobilized.
May 25, 2022
BLOOMBERG on The State of the Lithium Market
The electric car market is driving insatiable demand for lithium. But a supply crisis of the wonder metal could dent the world’s chances of meeting its climate goals.
SUMMIT NANOTECH CEO AND FOUNDER, AMANDA HALL, RECEIVES CSEG TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Outstanding technical contributions in the field of Canadian Geophysics were unanimously regarded by the Honours and Awards Committee and the Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists (CSEG) Board.
February 8, 2022
WOMEN OF INFLUENCE AWARD
The WoI award recognizes women who have achieved extraordinary accomplishments. Amanda led her team at Summit Nanotech to create the award-winning denaLi™ DLE technology to unlock lithium resources globally economically and sustainably.
January 13, 2022
CANADIAN GLOBAL AFFAIRS
Summit Nanotech's denaLi™ DLE (direct lithium extraction) technology addresses critical supply and sustainability issues to meet the surge in lithium demand due to the increased pace of adoption of electric vehicles and renewable energy. Amanda Hall, CEO and Founder, explains how in this Canadian Global Affairs Institute podcast with Kelly Ogle, President and CEO.
October 6, 2021
Synopsis: Amanda Hall is interviewed by Andrew Bell on BNN Bloomberg to discuss how Summit Nanotech's technology is helping lithium miners extract the metal in a more sustainable and cost-efficient way.
Peter Tertzakian, Energy Analyst and Economist & Tony Seskus CBC Business Journalist
Peter and Tony talk to three entrepreneurs going all in on green energy technology. It’s an insight into what it takes on a personal level to be part of the energy transition. Our guests are Amanda Hall, CEO of Summit Nanotech; Grant Strem, Chair and CEO of Proton Energy; and Apoorv Sinha, CEO of Carbon Upcycling.