DuPont and Giga Solar Materials Corp. Announce Non-Exclusive License Agreement Covering Solar Conductive Paste Patents

WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 10, 2017, DuPont and Giga Solar Materials Corporation announced today that DuPont has granted a one-way, non-exclusive license to Giga Solar and its affiliates for certain global solar conductive paste related patents owned by DuPont. The agreement is effective as of November 15, 2017. All other terms of the license agreement, including license fees to be paid by Giga Solar to DuPont, remain confidential.

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About Giga Solar Materials Corp.

Giga Solar Materials Corp. used to be the Solar Energy Materials Chemical Div. in GIGASTORAGE CORPORATION. Since 2006, an R&D technical team led by Dr. Jerry Chen of GIGASTORAGE, combining with the high-efficiency solar energy technology from Solar Power Center of Industrial Technology Research Institute(ITRI), cooperative plan of Material Dept. of the ITRI and the guidance program of Industrial Development Bureau, started to develop conductive pastes (front Ag, rear Ag, Rear Al) that were applicable to solar cells. The company is located in the Hsinchu Industrial District in Hsinchu county.