UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 

 
FORM 8-K
 

 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 22, 2009 (December 17, 2009)

 
SCI ENGINEERED MATERIALS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Commission file number: 0-31641
         
Ohio
     
31-1210318
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
     
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
 
     
2839 Charter Street, Columbus, Ohio
 
43228
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)
 
(614) 486-0261
 
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code
 
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
 

 
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ITEM 8.01 Other events.
 
On December 17, 2009 SCI Engineered Materials, Inc. was notified it had been awarded a grant in the amount of $775,400 by the Ohio Department of Development’s Third Frontier Photovoltaic Program (OTFPVP) to commercialize advanced technology for high power density rotatable ceramic sputtering targets.  These targets are used in the manufacture of thin film photovoltaic solar cells.  This technology will enable manufacturers to operate rotatable sputtering targets at higher power densities than current technology.  The award is subject to State of Ohio Controlling Board approval.


 
SIGNATURES
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
 
 
SCI ENGINEERED MATERIALS, INC.
 
       
Date: December 22, 2009
By:
/s/ Daniel Rooney  
    Daniel Rooney  
   
President and Chief Executive Officer