News, Announcements, & Awards
AFWERX Collider Pitch
Founder and CTO Trisha Andrew, PhD, pitches and demonstrates autonomous heating and sweat management garments at AFWERX Collider. We were joined at AFWERX Collider by Department of Defense and venture capital stakeholders in order to reimagine the future of defense with enhanced technological capabilities.
ADS Expo, Round One!
Team Soliyarn attends our first ever ADS trade show in Colorado Springs! We showed off our prototyped heated wearables to military personnel and industry experts. Next step, manufacturing gear for the next generation soldier!
FIVE QUESTIONS with Trisha Andrew, the scientist making smart apparel
Trisha Andrew, Professor of Chemistry and Soliyarn founder and lead scientist, speaks at Retail Week's Retail Connected webinar! Trisha, alongside 140 other garment innovators, spoke on emerging technologies in the textile industry.
Soliyarn & Draper Knitting Company Collaborate
Our Engineers and Business Leaders take a tour of the Draper Knitting Company, learning about their
roll-to-roll process. We love to collaborate and learn from locally-based Massachusetts mills in order to innovate new technologies. A big thank you to Kristin and Wendy Draper!
Soliyarn is awarded SBIR Phase 1 from AFWERX to combat hypothermia through sweat management in the U.S. military.
Greentown Pitch Day Presentation
Soliyarn Founder and Professor of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering Trisha Andrew presents Soliyarn's novel vapor coating process for textiles at Greentown's Low-Carbon Manufacturing Sector Pitch Day. Greentown Labs is an incubator dedicated to helping startups in the green space to grow.
LARGE ADS PURCHASE ORDER RECEIVED
Advanced purchase order received from military equipment supplier ADS, Inc. for headed gloves using reactive vapor deposition. Soliyarn continues to work with ADS on delivering heated glove prototypes.
AFWERX PHASE ONE GRAND AWARDEE
Phase I from AFWERX SBIR received for ) to innovate heated gloves, heated fabric, chemical vapor deposition, and roll-to-roll scaling for the U.S. Military and Airforce.
WIRED Interviews Soliyarn Founder in Article
Professor Trisha Andrew explains how her innovative reactive vapor process enables heated garments to maintain comfort. Co-founder Morgan Baima explains how Soliyarn heated gloves are in high demand by the U.S. military for paratroopers who have trouble keeping their hands warm when .