car manufacturers and Battery makers have scrambled in recent years to secure supplies of essential minerals, a race that has only intensified as consumers purchase every electric vehicle that rolls off the production line.
Demand is so high that the International Energy Agency thinks the market for critical minerals will grow sevenfold by the end of the decade. Mining companies have moved as quickly as possible to validate new reserves and bring them online, but prospecting is a laborious and time-consuming task.
There is, however, an easier way. start Idéon Technologies, fresh out of a $16 million Series A round led by Playground Global that closed last week, has a pretty wacky way of simplifying the search for critical minerals. You could say it’s far out there. As Cosmos the low.