Innventure to scale Nokia Labs’ high-performance cooling technology

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Nokia has teamed with venture capital firm Innventure to commercialize its high-performance cooling technology targeting data centers and ‌telecommunications‌ ‌equipment.

To achieve the set goal, Innventure has founded Accelsius, which now holds the rights to Nokia Bell Labs’ cooling technology. The new firm is also responsible for the further development and commercialization of scalable technology.


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Commenting on its high-performance tech, Nokia said its energy-efficient cooling technology enables direct cooling of the chip among other heat sources.

“A passive two-stage coolant circulation process enables reliable, energy-efficient heat transfer and dissipation from high-density heat sources, without using pumps. The simple to install, energy-efficient and compact cooling solution is adaptable for a broad range of critical electronic equipment and can be deployed at any scale, from a single server to large data centers,” explained Nokia.

“Energy-efficient networks and reliable cooling have always been important areas of innovation at Nokia. By collaborating with Innventure, our hugely versatile cooling technology can be offered to a broad range of companies in different industries to meet the challenge of heat densities in data centers and telecom networks while lowering energy consumption,” said Jukka Nihtila, Nokia’s vice-president of patent transactions and external alliances.

Innventure founder and CEO Bill Haskellof said, “We are very excited to build a new company around a technology that Nokia Bell Labs has been developing for more than a decade.”

“This innovative technology addresses an acute market need across the entire spectrum of networking and computing sites. It is positioned to disrupt the cooling industry as it exists today with flexible solutions that can be widely deployed for data centers and telecom,” added Haskellof.