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Grant | Alive

Total Raised


Last Raised

$150K | 13 yrs ago

About Solarity

Solarity is a company that received a SBIR Phase I grant for a project entitled: Lateral Collection Polycrystalline Silicon Solar Cells. Their project describes an innovative concept to enhance the energy conversion efficiency of polycrystaline-Si solar cells by separating the absorption length from the minority carrier diffusion length. This new design is called lateral collection. The fabrication route employs scalable technologies such as imprint lithography and electrodeposition. The primary research objective is to demonstrate much higher current with polycrystalline silicon lateral collection solar cells compared to conventional solar cells of the same thickness. The broader/commercial impacts of this project will be the potential to significantly improve the energy conversion efficiency of polycrystalline Si solar cells. A major factor that lowers the energy conversion efficiency of polycrystalline silicon solar cell is that current carriers cannot be harvested from the relatively thick films that are needed to absorb sunlight. Specifically, the optimum polycrystalline silicon absorber thickness is >10 microns; however the current can only be extracted if it is generated within about 3 microns of the electrodes. The solution to this problem is to decouple the directions of light absorption and charge carrier collection. By incorporating microscale collecting structures into the active layer, this lateral collection design ensures that all charge carriers are generated within a short distance of a collecting surface. This technology may produce 60% more current than conventional devices, thus resulting in much higher energy conversion efficiency.

Solarity Headquarter Location

200 Innovation Boulevard

State College, Pennsylvania, 16803,

United States

(814) 234-2009

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Solarity's Products & Differentiation

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  • Solarity

    Making patient data accessible and actionable for key stakeholders is the objective of every health system. From an initial patient encounter to points of service, discharge, and continuing care -- proper patient care depends on the integrity of this critical data. The challenge in meeting this objective however can be overwhelming. Data can arrive in multiple formats (paper, eFax, FHIR, etc.) and sources (internal and external), all which need some level of manual intervention (scanning) and interpretation to accessible and usable within the system’s EMR. Solarity puts this data in its place. Our artificial intelligence platform analyzes and consumes all unstructured patient data in real-time to deliver unparalleled patient care.


    Technology customized to specific needs of patient data management within health providers 

    % focused on healthcare vertical 

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Solarity Patents

Solarity has filed 2 patents.

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Latest Solarity News

09:04 EDT Solarity and Lyniate Initiate Strategic Partnership

Jul 19, 2022

News provided by Share this article Share this article Solarity's intelligent automation engine combines with the Lyniate Interoperability Suite to integrate all forms of health data into the EHR ST. LOUIS, July 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --  Solarity  has announced a strategic referral partnership with Lyniate , a global leader in healthcare data interoperability. The partnership brings together Solarity's powerful automation engine and the Lyniate Interoperability Suite. As a result of this collaboration, hospitals and health systems can process all data, digital or unstructured, to be indexed and delivered to the EHR. This produces more complete health records, enabling a better patient experience through improved response and care. It also reduces the strain on an already-stressed labor force, which in many cases is not capable of executing this level of data integration. Solarity's intelligent automation engine, which quickly and accurately identifies and analyzes all patient data, regardless of source of format, enhances a user's data collection process by working with Lyniate Corepoint and Lyniate Rhapsody: two industry-leading integration engines. "Coming together with Lyniate produces an all-encompassing partnership, covering the entire clinical data ecosystem," said Andrew Fehlman, CEO of Solarity. "Both companies understand the challenge facing health systems to interpret clinical data, regardless of the source, format, or labeling, and put the right information into the right hands at the right time. This partnership helps healthcare organizations power life-changing care." "We believe in building connections for a healthier world and this partnership is a natural outcome of that vision," said Drew Ivan, Chief Strategy Officer at Lyniate. "Providing clinicians with timely access to data and helping them communicate across the healthcare ecosystem enables them to provide better healthcare, while also helping them understand, prepare for, and influence changes on the horizon." Solarity and Lyniate's status as industry-leading solutions was further validated by their selection by Epic for inclusion within its Garden Plot offering, which delivers Epic's "Best in KLAS" software to independent medical groups through a hosted and supported Software as a Service (SaaS) model. Garden Plot gives small, independent groups access to the software and third parties they need, plus the strength of Epic's interoperability network with minimal overhead. About Solarity: Eighty percent of healthcare data is underutilized—Solarity is changing that! Our intelligent automation engine quickly and accurately identifies and analyzes all patient data, no matter its source or format. Solarity replaces the labor intensive, error prone, manual work needed to make clinical information accessible and usable within your electronic health record for unique physician workflows. The result? Faster, more informed clinical decisions for physicians and better outcomes for patients. Solarity continues to revolutionize healthcare delivery, mitigate costs, and improve patient outcomes. About Lyniate:  Lyniate partners with healthcare organizations around the globe delivering a flexible interoperability suite that reliably connects people and the quality data they need. As a trusted partner, Lyniate powers the applications and workflows that improve clinical, operational, and financial outcomes today while helping healthcare teams to understand, prepare for, and influence changes on the horizon. Lyniate is committed to empowering people with Best-in-KLAS® ranking interoperability solutions for healthcare, from specialty clinics to large care networks, from health insurance providers to health technology, and everything in between. Visit  to connect. Media contact:

  • Where is Solarity's headquarters?

    Solarity's headquarters is located at 200 Innovation Boulevard, State College.

  • What is Solarity's latest funding round?

    Solarity's latest funding round is Grant.

  • How much did Solarity raise?

    Solarity raised a total of $5.15M.

  • Who are the investors of Solarity?

    Investors of Solarity include National Science Foundation and New Enterprise Associates.

  • What products does Solarity offer?

    Solarity's products include Solarity.

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