Echion Technologies

Echion Technologies, a spin-out from the University of Cambridge, is a developer of next generation materials for Lithium-Ion batteries.

Echion makes patented innovative battery anode active materials for superfast charging.

Echion was founded in 2017 by Jean de La Verpilliere, and Alex Groombridge. The company is headquartered in Cambridge, UK.


Echion products enable cell manufacturers to deliver cost-effective, fast-charging, high-energy density and long-life power cells for a wide range of markets including automotive, transportation, premium consumer electronics, and grid-storage applications.


Echion provides materials and battery cell manufacturers with packages of protected intellectual property, customisation options, materials synthesis and cell integration know-how and for different end-user markets.


Echion is backed by CBMM, The University of Cambridge, Business Growth Fund, Origin Capital, and others. The company raised £10M in Series A round on Aug 24, 2021. This brings Echion's total funding to £13.1M to date.



  • Year founded: 2017
  • Funding Info: £13.1M over 3 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series A)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Cambridge
  • State: Cambridgeshire
  • Country: United Kingdom
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