How can we reinvent the way we invent batteries to the benefit of the European battery industry?

  • Date: –11:30
  • Location: Online
  • Lecturer: • Kristina Edström, Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, Uppsala University • Martin Winter, Professor, University of Münster • Pam Thomas, CEO, Faraday Institution • Speaker TBC, DG Research, European Commission • Hwamyung Jang, Principal Research Engineer, Northvolt • Additional representatives from industry TBC
  • Organiser: BATTERY 2030+ and EBA250
  • Contact person: Kajsa Saykali
  • Seminarium

Europe has become one of the most attractive areas for investments along the battery value chain since the establishment of the European Battery Alliance. Together with the newly published proposal for a new battery regulation that puts sustainability on top of the agenda, new research areas need to be addressed.

Is Europe geared up to meet those challenges and become a leader in battery innovation? How can we advance European excellency in battery research?

In this webinar we will discuss how to reinvent the way we invent batteries to the benefit of the European battery industry. What research is needed to support the vision of creating a competitive battery industry in Europe and fulfill the ambitious EU Green Deal? Which experiences of the past will be helpful for future battery innovation and where do we need to leave from the beaten path?

In order to address this topic, Battery 2030+ and EBA250 aim to bring together leading scientists, industrial representatives and decision makers to give different inputs.

Different perspectives on the research initiative will be given by Prof. Kristina Edström and Prof. Martin Winter. Professor Edström will give examples of some of the key challenges identified in the BATTERY 2030+ roadmap and ideas on how to solve these. Professor Winter will describe where we may need to deviate from the usual paths when it comes to future battery materials and concepts. Comments from industry and other similar initiatives will also be given.