The aim of this research project is to develop a next-generation lithium battery that has high safety and energy density at the cell level and thus extends the range of electric cars.
ALU-STORE focuses on a new paradigm in the energy scenario with high social impact, sector coupling, providing additional flexibility and thus promoting renewable energies. In this way, the life cycle assessment approach should be integrated directly into technology development, starting from low technology readiness levels (TRL).
Characterization of lithium deposits on graphite anodes and silicon-graphite composite anodes.
Microstructure characterization of electrodes and causal relationships with electrode performance and aging
The aim of the Battery Competence Cluster Analytics / Quality Assurance (AQua) is the joint development of methods, strategies and standards for analytics and quality assurance in battery production.
To improve the penetration of renewable energy, fuel cells and redox flow batteries, the German and Chinese governments support advanced energy conversion and storage technologies.
BATTERY 2030+ is an EU-wide large-scale research initiative. Its goal is to invent sustainable batteries of the future. With a total budget of EUR 40.5 million, seven individual projects for the implementation of ultra-high-performance, reliable, safe, sustainable and inexpensive batteries are being carried out.
BIG-MAP (BATTERY2030 +) aims to reinvent the way science invents batteries. The core task is to develop a material acceleration platform specifically designed for the accelerated discovery of battery materials and interfaces.
The CaSino project aims to determine the potential of calcium-sulfur batteries as an alternative to lithium-ion batteries. The project is funded by the federal government with 3 million euros and started in September 2022.
The aim of the project is to create a comprehensive understanding of possible interactions between battery materials and to develop modeling and characterization techniques that, in particular, enable operando analyses, i.e. examinations of the cells during operation.
CELEST is one of the most ambitious research platforms for electrochemical energy storage in the world. It combines application-oriented basic research with practical development and innovative production technologies.
The POLiS Cluster of Excellence is developing new battery materials and technology concepts for efficient and sustainable storage of electrical energy. "Post-lithium batteries", batteries that work without lithium, have the potential to store more energy, be safer, and offer a more cost-effective, long-term alternative.
DATABATT researches the integration of horizontal data structures in battery cell production in order to make data and information usable across processes and systems.
The joint EERA program for energy storage is the first Europe-wide program that brings together all important areas of energy storage research. JP ES therefore offers a unique opportunity to coordinate research and development activities in this area.
Development of lithium solid-state coin cells with high energy and service life; Sub-project: Oxidic solid electrolytes and components for Li-solid-state coin cells
The aim of the European Magnesium Interactive Battery Community (E-MAGIC) project is to develop new batteries that are more powerful, cheaper and safer than lithium-ion batteries.
The "ENZo Graduate School" has set itself the goal of providing the next generation of researchers with the necessary interdisciplinary knowledge and tools to work on application-oriented projects that can make a visible contribution to the transformation of the energy system.
The EU-funded EQUALITY project brings together scientists, innovators and prominent industry players to develop cutting-edge quantum algorithms to solve strategic industrial problems. The consortium will develop a range of algorithmic primitives, including differential equation solvers, materials simulation algorithms and quantum optimizers, which could be used as modules for various industry-specific workflows.
The main goal is the investigation and development of high-performance and sustainable battery materials for lithium and lithium-ion batteries of the future generation. The work at the HIU focuses in particular on the development of alternative anode materials, optimized electrolyte systems and environmentally friendly strategies for processing electrodes.
The production platform of the BMBF solid-state battery competence cluster “FestBatt 2” (“FB2-Prod”) works in an interdisciplinary manner on the production, optimization, processing and upscaling of solid-state batteries and their components.
Development of sodium solid-state batteries with polymer-ceramic solid electrolytes for stationary energy storage
As part of H2O-LiMO, researchers are investigating lithium transition metal oxides - in particular LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 (LNMO) as a cobalt-free high-energy cathode.
The “InfinBAT” project is developing novel electrode materials to overcome the current limitations of batteries in terms of fast charging capability and service life.
The aim of the INFORM project is to design intelligent battery formation systems to accelerate, reduce process costs and increase the quality of lithium-ion batteries based on AI and digitalization in production.
The aim of this project is to develop a simple method that allows the polymer electrolyte to be built up directly in the cathode material and enables a new cell design. The ion-conducting polymer electrolyte matrix can come into close contact with the active material and take on the function of both the separator and the binder.
The INZEPRO cluster of competence for intelligent battery cell production focuses on flexible production systems through to the mass production of battery cells.
The LIINSE project pursues the development of lithium metal as an anode for solid-state batteries. The general aim is to understand the behavior of a lithium metal anode in a secondary solid-state battery in order to enable its safe use in the future.
The aim of the LISI-2 project is to identify and investigate new materials that can be used as a coating on lithium metal and the active material of the cathode.
The aim of the LISUSE project is to deepen knowledge of the functional mechanisms of solid-state batteries and, in particular, of the complex processes at the solid-solid interfaces in SS lithium-sulfur batteries. Activities are particularly focused on the positive electrode (cathode).
The ambitions of the LOLABAT project are to further increase the cycle life of nickel-zinc batteries and to further advance their development for grid applications.
The aim of the MAGSIMAL project is to produce a highly cycle-stable and rate-capable magnesium-sulfur battery that contains cathode materials with a high content of covalently bound sulfur; to synthesize new conductive salts and electrolytes that are stable in a broad electrochemical window and are (electro) chemically inert.
A new generation of lithium-sulfur batteries is the focus of the research project “MaSSiF – material innovations for solid-state sulfur-silicon batteries”
MATISSE is researching intelligent multifunctional electrical energy storage for hybrid electric aircraft applications. The EU project aims to demonstrate smart structural battery technology with a multifunctional structural demonstrator capable of supplying power, managing power and monitoring safety.
The aim of the MOLIBE project is to develop completely solid, metal-free rechargeable batteries. These batteries are based on organic active materials, which are directly applied to three-dimensional carbon-based current collectors, and exclusively cation-conducting polymer electrolytes.
MUSIC responds to the need for a new supercapacitor technology that achieves energy density comparable to power batteries, yet recharges in seconds and offers long life with minimal loss of efficiency over time.
The DFG-funded project “NanoconEC” aims to create a fundamental understanding of electrochemical charge storage processes at nanoconfined interfaces.
The project aims to demonstrate a novel rechargeable aqueous Na-ion cell chemistry based on non-critical raw materials.
The aim of the project is to advance battery innovations for clean, cost-effective and safe energy generation and transport technologies.
European platform for outstanding doctoral training in the field of innovative polymers for next-generation electrochemical energy storage: highly innovative polymer electrolytes and polymer-active materials for advanced post-lithium batteries.
The PRONTO project aims to develop optimized active materials, high-performance battery cell architectures and scalable production processes for SIB that enable battery cell production in the state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
The aim of the PROZELL competence cluster is to research and improve the production process of battery cells and its influence on the cell properties and product development costs, as well as to further develop them for new battery generations.
Quantum computer material design for electrochemical energy storage and converters with innovative simulation techniques
Highly redox-active atomic centers in electrode materials for rechargeable batteries (Dominic Bresser)
Reactive metals as seasonal energy storage (RAMSES) - the central idea of this research project is to use reactive metals for the seasonal storage of renewable energy.
The main objective of this project is the study and development of polymer-type active materials based on squaric acid amides and cyclopropenium cations. The role of the HIU is to realize suitable electrode architectures and cell designs for advanced electrochemical performance.
Si-DRIVE is a Europe-wide joint project that provides solutions for establishing lithium-ion battery production in Europe. It covers the battery value chain from materials, modeling and synthesis through electrochemical expertise, prototype production and validation to second-life applications, recycling and sustainability assessment.
The SiGNE project will deliver an advanced lithium-ion battery (LIB) aimed at the high performance approach targeted in this work program.
SIMBA aims to provide safe and cost-effective solid-state sodium battery technology for stationary applications. To this end, sustainable battery materials will be researched and used in future batteries in order to reduce supply risks and limitations of conventional materials.
The “Mobility Program” serves bilateral collaboration between a research team in China and a research team in Germany by supporting several research stays.
With structur.e, researchers are pursuing the development of next-generation lithium-ion batteries for electromobility. The aim is to significantly shorten the charging time of electric vehicles and enable a greater range.
The aim of the UNIBAT project is to investigate printed ionogels as new battery electrolytes for batteries: Investigation / determination of the ionic mobility in printed ionogels, use of ionogels as electrolytes in batteries and their electrochemical characterization and manufacture of polymer electrodes.
UTILE offers researchers, innovators and beneficiaries of EU projects a collection of training, courses and best practices to bring research to market.
VIDICAT is a four-year project that is looking for a practical rechargeable calcium (CaB) battery by developing a novel cation-conducting electrolyte. The aim of VIDICAT is to develop a new type of battery based on calcium as a mobile cation and thus to develop a new electrolyte for this battery.
In collaboration with the German research institutions ZSW and DLR, the German battery manufacturer Varta Microbattery and the French academic laboratory LPPI (CY Cergy Paris University), Sunergy will take part in a new project to develop zinc-air batteries.