Saint Jean Carbon has announced its participation in two Collaborative Research and Development grants from the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

The first grant for $274,000 (350,000 Canadian dollars) is for the continued collaborative research and development of modification and scale-up of graphene for supercapacitor applications . The Company will work with the University of Waterloo to develop the supercapacitor. The terms for the grant are divided over three years based on availability of funds. The second grant for $60,000 over two years to the University of Western Ontario is for the collaborative research and development of luminescent carbon dots for multi-applications.