Wednesday, 4 January 2017

myFC unveils the world’s thinnest fuel cell at CES in Las Vegas

Source: myFC, 3rd January 2017

Sweden-based myFC continues to make technical breakthroughs in integrated green energy for all types of portable electronics. The company is now unveiling the world’s thinnest fuel cell for higher performance on considerably less space than previously. Fully integrated in smartphones and portable chargers, the earlier version protruded 0.9 mm from the device casing. The new cell, myFC LAMINA™ Thin Film fuel cell, is so slim that it can be flush mounted, meaning it is completely built into the device. 

Image: myFC’s new slim myFC LAMINA™ Thin Film fuel cell.

Demands on miniature electronics are high and exact: more performance on less space. Because of a technological breakthrough, myFC can now make fuel cell integration more user friendly. The company was the first in the world to demonstrate working smartphones and power banks with fully integrated fuel cells in November last year. Then, the cell protruded 0.9 mm from the device’s casing. Today, however, the new cell - myFC LAMINA™ Thin Film FC Technology - can be fully integrated in the device.

Integrated fuel cells eliminate the restrictions of lithium-ion batteries in terms of performance and capacity, giving users the option of charging a portable device without having access to a wall jack. 

“Intense, unrelenting dedication to research and development is at the core of this breakthrough - the thinnest fuel cell with the highest effect density in the world, as far as we know. This cell has a 61% higher effect density than the integrated cell in iPhone7, Samsung Galaxy S7, LG G5, Xiaomi Mi5, Huawei Nexus 6P, HTC 10, Mophie Juice Pack, GP Powerbank and Anker PowerCore+, which we debuted last autumn. 

This further enhances our position when combined with our unique, highly effective hydrogen-generating JAQ fuel. Our world-leading technology and position in portable green energy technology is indisputable,” said Björn Westerholm, CEO of myFC.

The fuel cell will be demonstrated at CES, the world’s largest consumer electronics trade show in Las Vegas, January 5 – 8, 2017. myFC’s business model for integrated fuel cells is mainly based on licensing of the company’s patented technology.

Meet myFC at CES 
LVCC | South Hall 4 | Booth #35021

For more information, please contact:  
myFC Press Office  
Phone: +46 (0) 738 09 33 83

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


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