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Znyth™ 2.3 by Eos Is a Winner in Fast Company’s 2023 Innovation by Design Awards

Znyth™ 2.3 by Eos Is a Winner in Fast Companys 2023 Innovation by Design Awards

Celebrating more than a decade of Innovation by Design, the 2023 honorees include nearly 500 projects, products, and services from Adobe, PepsiCo, Canva, and others.

TURTLE CREEK, PA, August 22, 2023—The Eos Znyth 2.3 was honored in Fast Company’s Innovation by Design Awards for 2023 in the Midsize Business: 100–999 Employees category.

The Innovation by Design Awards, which can be found in the September 2023 issue of Fast Company, honor the designers and businesses solving the most crucial problems of today and anticipating the pressing issues of tomorrow. The competition, now in its 12th year, features a range of blue-chip companies, emerging startups, and hungry young talents. It is one of the most sought-after design awards in the industry.

The Znyth 2.3 is an aqueous, zinc-based battery designed for long-term energy storage, and one of the few commercially available and currently scalable alternatives to lithium-ion, along with Eos’ newer Eos Z3™ battery model. Designed to integrate seamlessly with both green energy sources and the existing power grid, Znyth batteries are nonflammable, non-corrosive, and use readily available and primarily domestically sourced materials. With no need for specialized HVAC systems, internationally sourced conflict materials, complicated recycling procedures, or fire suppression systems; Eos batteries strive to provide a cost-effective, safe, and earth-friendly choice for long-term energy storage.

“We already have a deep belief in the utility and value of what we’ve created here at Eos, but receiving accolades like this really shows us that we are having an impact outside of our industry,” said Joseph Mastrangelo, Chief Executive Officer at Eos. “Eos’ Zynth technology has been in research and development for fifteen years, and we continued to iterate and improve it—as proud as we are of the 2.3, we have already released a new and improved version with the Eos Z3 battery. This award is truly the result of a team effort. We all extend our gratitude to Fast Company for the honor.”

“So much innovation news these days is focused on AI,” said Brendan Vaughan, editor-in-chief of Fast Company. “This year’s Innovation by Design honorees are a reminder that it’s human ingenuity that drives invention.”

Honorees for the 2023 awards were selected in the following categories: Accessible Design; Apps and Games; Artificial Intelligence; Automotive; Best Design Asia-Pacific; Best Design Europe, Middle East, and Africa; Best Design Latin America; Best Design North America; Biodesign; Branding; Circular Design; Crypto, Blockchain, and Web3; Data Design; Design Company of the Year; Enduring Impact: 15+ Years in Business; Enterprise; Established Excellence: 5–14 Years in Business; Experience Design; Experimental; Fashion and Beauty; Finance; General Excellence; Graphic Design; Health; Home; Hospitality; Impact; Large Business: 1,000+ Employees; Learning; Marketing; Materials; Midsize Business: 100–999 Employees; On the Rise: 0–4 Years in Business; Packaging; Pandemic Action; Products; Rapid Response; Retail; Security; Small Business: Fewer Than 100 Employees; Social Justice; Spaces and Places; Sports and Recreation; Students; Sustainability; Transportation; Urban Design; User Experience; Wellness; and Workplace.

The judges include renowned designers from a variety of disciplines, business leaders from some of the most innovative companies in the world, and Fast Company’s own writers and editors. Entries are judged on the key ingredients of innovation: functionality, originality, beauty, sustainability, user insight, cultural impact, and business impact.

Winners, finalists, and honorable mentions are featured online, and winners and finalists are featured in the issue of Fast Company magazine, on newsstands August 29, 2023.

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