BTU International signed a license and joint development agreement with Boston University focused on improving processes used to manufacture solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC).

BTU International (North Billerica, Mass.; http://www.btu.com), a supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the electronics manufacturing and energy generation markets, signed a license and joint development agreement with Boston University focused on improving processes used to manufacture solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC). The technology is applicable to both high-temperature and intermediate-temperature material systems. The development program will be conducted in BTU's manufacturing engineering department by Professors Uday Pal and Srikanth Gopalan.