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Dr. Soroush Nazarpour

President & CEO, NanoXplore

Soroush and his team at NanoXplore are advancing sustainability through innovation in material development, reducing transportation emissions by making vehicles more lightweight and electric vehicle batteries more efficient, as well as extending the life of recycled plastics through the use of Graphene. After it’s discovery in 2004, Soroush was the first to successfully produce industrial volumes of a material called Graphene, a carbon additive which enables lightweighting of vehicles by 40% compared to aluminum and enhances Li-ion battery charging speeds by 5 times. Soroush has taken Graphene products to global markets, with 8 production facilities in Canada, the US and Switzerland, making them the largest Graphene producers in the world.