Research Areas

The Helmholtz Institute Ulm takes up the fundamental issues of electrochemical energy storage and develops groundbreaking new battery materials and cell concepts. To fulfill this task 16 research groups operate within five different research areas.

Research Areas
10 Years HIU

The Helmholtz Institute Ulm is getting 10 years old and celebrates the 200th birthday of its namesake Hermann von Helmholtz.

Anniversary Year 2021


Hands on Battery research: Our researchers are increasingly being called upon to discuss current scientific energy topics. Current articles, podcasts, videos and publications appear here in which they have their say.

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The Battery

First batteries were developed about 200 years ago. Today, there are thousands of shapes, sizes and applications of and for batteries in our daily lives. When were batteries originally discovered and how exactly does a battery work?

The Battery