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Projects

The EU supports many projects that advance batteries technologies to benefit consumers and industries. Following the launch of the European Batteries Alliance in October 2017, additional calls for proposals on batteries were published to further boost development.

Please find below an overview of the funded projects from 2017 onwards.

 

Battery Projects database

Batteries Europe has collected a list of ongoing battery projects throughout the EU. The database can be accessed here.

LC-BAT-1-2019 

Gathering calls for strongly improved, highly performant and safe all solid state batteries for electric vehicles

Astrabat

The Astrabat project promotes an all solid-state reliable battery for 2025

SAFELiMOVE

The SAFELiMOVE project focuses on advanced all solid state safe lithium metal technology towards vehicle electrification

SOLiDIFY

The SOLiDIFY project works on liquid-processed solid state lithium-ion metal battery and the development of upscale materials, processes and architectures

SUBLIME

The SUBLIME project develops solid state sulfide based lithium-ion metal batteries for electric vehicule applications

LC-BAT-2-2019

Calls on strengthening EU materials technologies for non-automotive battery storage

CoFBAT 

The CoFBAT project focuses on advanced material solutions for safer and long-lasting high capacity cobalt free batteries for stationary storage applications

ECO2LIB

The ECO2LIB project highligts ecologically and economically viable production and recycling of lithium-ion batteries

NAIMA

The NAIMA project highlights NA ION materials as essential components to manufacture robust battery cells for non-automative applications

LC-BAT-3-2019

Calls on modelling and simulation for redox flow battery development

CompBat

The CompBat project promotes computer aided design for next generation flow batteries

SONAR

The SONAR project promotes energising redox flow batteries

LC-BAT-4-2019

Calls on advanced redox flow batteries for stationary energy storage

Baliht

The Baliht project supports the development of full lignin based organic redox flow battery suitable to work in warm environments and heavy multicycle uses.

CuBER

The CuBER project works on copper-based flow batteries for energy storage renewables integration 

HIGREEW

The HIGREEW project focuses on affordable high-performance green redox flow batteries

MELODY

The MELODY project promotes membrane-free low cost high density redox flow batteries

LC-BAT-5-2019

Calls on research and innovation for advanced lithium-ion cells (generation 3b)

3beLiEVe

The 3beLiEVe project delivers the 3b generation of LNMO cells for the xEV market of 2025 and beyond

COBRA 

The COBRA project works on cobalt-free batteries for future automotive applications

HYDRA

The HYDRA project works on hybrid power-energy electrodes for next generation lithium-ion batteries

SeNSE

The SeNSE  project promotes competitive next-generation European lithium-ion battery technology 

LC-BAT-6-2019

Calls on lithium-ion cell materials and transport modelling

 

DEFACTO

The DEFACTO project develops battery design and manufacturing optimisation through multiphysic modelling

MODALIS2

The MODALIS2 project models advanced lithium-ion storage systems

LC-BAT-7-2019

Call on the network of lithium-ion cell pilot lines

LiPLANET

The LiPLANET project develops the LI-ION cell pilot lines network

LC-BAT-8-2020

LOLABAT

LOLABAT works towards the development of a long-lasting battery system, with new generation nickel-zinc batteries.

SIMBA

Sodium-ion and sodium metal batteries for efficient and sustainable next-generation energy storage is the core area of work of the SIMBA project.

SOLSTICE

SOLSTICE develops sodium-zinc molten salt batteries for low-cost stationary storage.

LC-BAT-9-2020

HYBRIS

HYBRIS is a hybrid battery energy storage system for advanced grid and behind-the-meter segments.

HyFlow

The HyFlow project will develop a sustainable hybrid storage system based on high power vanadium redox flow battery and supercapacitor – technology.

iSTORMY

iSTORMY is an interoperable, modular and smart hybrid energy storage system for stationary applications

LC-BAT-10-2020

ALBATROSS

ALBATROSS looks at advanced light-weight battery systems optimized for fast charging, safety, and second-life applications.

HELIOS

The HELIOS project aims to develop high-performance modular battery packs for sustainable urban electromobility services.

LIBERTY

LIBERTY works to improve the safety of lightweight battery systems for extended range. 

MARBEL

MARBEL looks at the manufactuting of modular and reusable EV batteries for environmentally friendly and lightweight mobility.

LC-BAT-11-2020

Current Direct

The project Current Direct develops swappable waterborne transport batteries.

SEABAT

SEABAT develops solutions for large batteries for waterborne transport.

LC-BAT-12-2020

BIG-MAP

BIG-MAP is a materials acceleration platform, specifically designed for accelerated discovery of battery materials and interfaces.

LC-BAT-13-2020

INSTABAT

The INSTABAT project will provide an innovative physical/virtual sensor platform for battery cells.

SENSIBAT

SENSIBAT will work with cell-integrated sensing functionalities for smart battery systems with improved performance and safety.

SPARTACUS

The SPARTACUS project will develop spatially resolved acoustic, mechanical and ultrasonic sensing for smart batteries

LC-BAT-14-2020

BAT4EVER

BAT4EVER develops autonomous polymer based self-healing components for high performant Lithium-ion batteries.

HIDDEN

HIDDEN will develop technology that will hinder dendrite growth in lithium metal batteries, extending their lifespan.

LC-BAT-15-2020

BATTERY 2030PLUS

BATTERY 2030+PLUS is a large-scale research initiative which coordinates six other innovation projects.

MIGHTY

MIGHTY looks at the improvement of the manufacturing processes of lithium-ion batteries.

SEED

The SEED project aims at extending the same concepts of lithium-ion batteries to other more abundant ions.

Programmable Matter

Programmable Matter will work towards triggering specifical chemical reactions on materials, leading to a so-called programmable matter.

Worlds of Lithium

Worlds of Lithium project will examine how strategies of transition from fossil fuel transport to electric mobility powered by lithium-ion batteries are deployed inChile, China and Norway

FETPROACT-EIC-05-2019 - FET Proactive

Cutting-edge high-risk / high-reward research and innovation projects that aim to demonstrate a new technological paradigm.

NANOSTACKS

NANOSTACKS works towards the development of novel fuel cells that integrate cheap materials.

 

EIC-2018-2020

Supporting innovation actions from demonstration through market uptake.

MAGIT

MAGIT is innovating in casting techniques for the modelling of parts, among which batteries. 

Addionics

Addionics aims to improves power, capacity and safety of lithium-ion batteries through 3D electro-printing.

INDUEYE 2.0

The INDUEYE 2.0 project is working on the safe, sustainable and effective digitalization of energy intensive industries.

EHSTACK

EHSTACK works towards the removal of barriers to the deployment of hydrogen fuel cell technology.

MobilityPlus

MobilityPlus optimises feeding healthcare through the integration of Internet of Things.

 

LEIT-NMBP-2018-2020

NanoBat

NanoBat aims to develop a novel nanotechnology toolbox for quality testing of Li-ion and beyond Lithium batteries

PAT4Nano

PAT4Nano project aims to develop tools to enable the continuous, rapid and reliable measurement of nanoparticles to facilitate the more efficient, accurate and less costly manufacture of nanomaterials

SYMPHONY

The SYMPHONY project aims to develop new cost-efficient materials along with a fabrication process for energy harvesting technologies.

MSCA-2018-2020

3D-PRESS

3D-PRESS will develop and promote 3D printing technology for lithium-ion batteries in all solid states.

MotionEst

The MotionEst project aims to develop battery units that can store biomechanical energy with increased lifetime.

NanoEvolution

NanoEvolution will investigate on lithium-sulfur battery designs.

 

MSCA-IF-2019

BatCon

The BatCon project will develop health-aware fast charging strategies for batteries.

SC2-2018-2020

MUSICA

MUSICA aims to implement and spread a multi-use platform that can foster clean energy autonomy in islands.

 

SC3-2018-2020

FEVER

FEVER implements and demonstrates solutions and services to leverage flexibility, with the goal to make distribution grids more resilient.

SC4-2018-2020

AEGIS

The goal of AEGIS is to develop a new waterborne transport system for Europe that leverages the benefits of ships and barges.

 

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