On December 15 2022, Flash Battery will be among the speakers at the Battery Live Talk to discuss the challenges and perspectives of the European ecosystem within the First Important Project of Common European Interest (IPCEI) on batteries.
The seminar, entitled “How can the ecosystem overcome the current challenges and risks for European battery production?“, will take place online from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, upon registration, and will be the last talk in the 2022 series of monthly events on the topic of battery production in Europe within IPCEI. On the occasion, it will be attended by more than 200 leading figures from international industry, policy and research institutes involved in all stages of the battery value chain.
Silvia Delbono, Project Administration & Fundraising of Flash Battery, will take part in the panel entitled “Review 2022 & Outlook 2023: Views from the European Battery Ecosystem“, where she will provide an overview of the current status and milestones of the IPCEI project Flash Battery is leading in the implementation of a sustainable and innovative battery ecosystem in Europe.
The online event, organised by European Battery Innovation (EuBatIn) and moderated by VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, will examine the achievements and milestones of the European battery ecosystem in 2022. It will also discuss the outlook for 2023 and how the battery ecosystem intends to tackle current and future challenges, starting with rising energy and raw material prices, as well as recent industry policy developments in the US and China. Finally, the steps needed to stabilise the European battery industry and develop its implementation will be explored.
Panel speakers, in addition to Flash Battery, will include Tilmann Vahle, Director Sustainable Mobility and Batteries at SYSTEMIQ Deutschland, Wouter Ghyoot, Vice President Government Affairs at Umicore, Siyamend Al Barazi, Head of Division, Mineral Economics at the German Mineral Resources Agency (DERA), Steffen Blömeke, Institute of Machine Tools and Production Technology at Technische Universität Braunschweig.