December 4, 2014
At the 2014 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards presented by the Arizona Technology Council and the Arizona Commerce Authority, Securaplane was selected as the Large Company Innovator of the Year Award winner due to its development of aircraft lithium battery technology.
Securaplane was recognized for the development of improved rechargeable lithium battery systems that are 42 percent lighter, have nearly double the cell replacement timeframe, offer 40 percent higher power availability and are less prone to failure due to puncture, overcharge, and temperature extremes than previous battery systems.
Shubhayu Chakraborty, Securaplane’s President, accepted the award on November 13th in Phoenix, AZ and commented:
“Securaplane is extremely honored to receive this award, which is directly related to our advancement within aircraft lithium power generation products.
“Beyond lithium development, Securaplane maintains a strong commitment to developing emerging technologies within the aviation industry such as wireless controls, collision avoidance systems, and high definition camera systems.”
The Governor’s Celebration of Innovation (GCOI) Award Ceremony is a prestigious annual gala and awards ceremony held to “honor science and technology innovators that create leading-edge solutions developed in Arizona that generate jobs and enrich lives.”