Solar cell cost savers secure €350k in funding

A Dublin company behind cost-saving technology for solar cell manufacturers has secured €350,000 from the Bank of Ireland Seed and Early Stage Equity Fund.

14th September, 2013
Conall Boyle, corporate banking, Bank of Ireland; Edward Duffy, chief executive, Nines; Dawn Guiney, Kernel Capital; and John O'Dea, department manager, High Potential Start-Ups Communications and Digital Content Enterprise Ireland.

Company: Nines Photovoltaics

**Done Deal:** €350,000

**The clincher:** "The future of solar cell manufacturing depends on production cost improvements through the use of new, efficient processes. The industry is waking up to the need for effective new low-cost manufacturing, and Nines is perfectly placed to meet that need." - **Dr Daniel McCaughan**, partner and chief technical officer, Kernel Capital

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