Important patent approved for myFC in Japan

myFC has been informed that the Japanese patent office has approved another key patent for the company. The patent covers an important section of the automatic control and self-regulation in the “open-end” solution, which means that the fuel cell in myFC’s technique can operate in the startup phase before the cell has gained enough hydrogen gas. The approval of the patent has is crucial in improving the fuel cell’s lifetime.

The patent covers the technique that is used to control the fuel cell in its startup phase.
The patent protects the unique automatic control that is used to prevent overcharging and degradation of the fuel cell before it can generate enough energy/power with the hydrogen gas supplied to the system. This technique is the basis for improving product lifetime and the performance of the thin and effective PEM-fuel cell that exists in the company’s fuel cell charger today, JAQ.

With this technique, the cells can be integrated into smartphones and other consumer-electronics and can outcompete the lifespan of lithium-ion batteries.

The approved patent petition in Japan further strengthens the protection that myFC has developed as well as increase the current patent portfolio of over 70 approved- and on-going patent applications, within nine patent families.  

For more information, please contact: 
Björn Westerholm, CEO 
Email: 
bjorn.westerholm@myfc.se 
Phone: +46 (0) 706 56 20 07 

About myFC
myFC is a Swedish innovation company that develops energy solutions using fuel cell technology. The company has launched several portable fuel cell chargers for small electronics such as cell phones, cameras and tablets. Fuel cells use environmentally friendly technology that enables instant charging from a depleted battery state without needing a wall charge. myFC was founded in 2005, has its head office in Stockholm and was listed on the NASDAQ First North in May 2014. The company’s Certified Advisor is Remium Nordic AB. To learn more, please visit www.myfcpower.com

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MyFC is a Swedish innovation company and market leader in micro fuel cells which develops green energy solutions and markets the underlying components and advantages of its patented technologies to the smartphone world, power bank manufacturers and manufacturers (OEM) in the automotive industry. In 2017, myFC launched its JAQ Hybrid platform, which co-locates fuel cell and battery. JAQ Hybrid is the company's third hydrogen-powered product following JAQ and PowerTrekk. It runs on the company's patented fuel consisting of salt, water and reactants. MyFC was founded in 2005 and is part of the group myFC Holding AB. MyFC Holding was listed on NASDAQ First North in May 2014. Its head office is located in Stockholm and the company's Certified Advisor is Avanza Bank. For more information, visit www.myfcpower.com