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Thermal Conservation Technologies is an early-stage company committed to energy preservation and sustainability through the utilization of high-performance vacuum insulation. The first product by TCT is a patented technology which presents novel improvements for more reliable and efficient cooling in cold chain transportation.

The Value Proposition Pitch


 

Thermal Conservation Technologies - Milestones


Oct 13
2015
Patent Number 9,157,230, Issued


 


Sept 8
2014
Thermal Conservation Technologies featured on University of Illinois OVPR web site


 


Apr 30
2014
Thermal Conservation Technologies Founder named "2013 UIC Innovator of the Year"


 


Apr 2
2014
TCT receives a $100k supplement to work with ThermoSafe to develop high R value insulated shipping containers. Click here for NSF Award Abstract


 


Dec 19
2013
Thermal Conservation Technologies and its founder are featured in the Fall 2013 UIC Engineering magazine.


 


July 2
2013
Patent #8,475,893 Issued


 


May 15
2013
"Vacuum Insulation Panels in Stainless Steel Envelope" presented at Innovation Spotlights: Materials & Chemicals session of CleanTech 2013

 


May 14
2013

"Minimize Thermal Edge Losses with Stainless Steel Envelopes for Vacuum Insulation Panels (VIPs)" presented at Advanced Materials for Green Building Session at CleanTech 2013
 


May 3
2013
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TCT is a 2013 Tech Connect Innovation Awardee




Mar 6
2013

A $40k supplement awarded to study VIP corrosion with Dr. Tom Higgins at Harold Washington College. This brings total external funding to over $1M to support VIP research and development. Click here for NSF Award Abstract


Dec 7
2012

TCT featured in UIC Alumni Magazine article on "Discoveries Channeled."

 


Nov 26
2012

Thermal Conservation Technologies receives $200k equivalent for an NSF fellow for two years

 


Aug 5
2012

Thermal Conservation Technologies receives Phase II SBIR award from National Science Foundation, 8/12 – 8/14, $500k

 


Mar 31
2012

Thermal Conservation Technologies interviewed by Bill Moller on WGN



Mar 17
2012

TCT wins AUTM 2012 Venture Pitch Competition

 


Jan 25
2012

Thermal Conservation Technologies Founder named "2011 UIC Inventor of the Year"

 


Jan 5
2012

Thermal Conservation Technologies Founder Featured on NSF Live Science

 


Aug 15
2011

ctsi_challengeThermal Conservation Technologies one of 10 companies selected to present at the "CTSI Defense Energy Technology Challenge."




Jun 28
2011

Patent #7,968,159 Issued

 


Mar 3
2011

Thermal Conservation Technologies wins “business concept award,” at the Clean Energy Trust.

 


Nov 24
2010

Thermal Conservation Technologies receives Phase I SBIR award from National Science Foundation, 1/11 – 12/11, $164k