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.
Gathering calls for strongly improved, highly performant and safe all solid state batteries for electric vehicles
The Astrabat project promotes an all solid-state reliable battery for 2025
The SAFELiMOVE project focuses on advanced all solid state safe lithium metal technology towards vehicle electrification
The SOLiDIFY project works on liquid-processed solid state lithium-ion metal battery and the development of upscale materials, processes and architectures
The SUBLIME project develops solid state sulfide based lithium-ion metal batteries for electric vehicule applications
Calls on strengthening EU materials technologies for non-automotive battery storage
The CoFBAT project focuses on advanced material solutions for safer and long-lasting high capacity cobalt free batteries for stationary storage applications
The ECO2LIB project highligts ecologically and economically viable production and recycling of lithium-ion batteries
The NAIMA project highlights NA ION materials as essential components to manufacture robust battery cells for non-automative applications
Calls on modelling and simulation for redox flow battery development
The CompBat project promotes computer aided design for next generation flow batteries
The SONAR project promotes energising redox flow batteries
Calls on advanced redox flow batteries for stationary energy storage
The Baliht project supports the development of full lignin based organic redox flow battery suitable to work in warm environments and heavy multicycle uses.
The CuBER project works on copper-based flow batteries for energy storage renewables integration
The HIGREEW project focuses on affordable high-performance green redox flow batteries
The MELODY project promotes membrane-free low cost high density redox flow batteries
Calls on research and innovation for advanced lithium-ion cells (generation 3b)
The 3beLiEVe project delivers the 3b generation of LNMO cells for the xEV market of 2025 and beyond
The COBRA project works on cobalt-free batteries for future automotive applications
The HYDRA project works on hybrid power-energy electrodes for next generation lithium-ion batteries
The SeNSE project promotes competitive next-generation European lithium-ion battery technology
Calls on lithium-ion cell materials and transport modelling
The DEFACTO project develops battery design and manufacturing optimisation through multiphysic modelling
The MODALIS2 project models advanced lithium-ion storage systems
Call on the network of lithium-ion cell pilot lines
The LiPLANET project develops the LI-ION cell pilot lines network
LOLABAT works towards the development of a long-lasting battery system, with new generation nickel-zinc batteries.
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 develops sodium-zinc molten salt batteries for low-cost stationary storage.
HYBRIS is a hybrid battery energy storage system for advanced grid and behind-the-meter segments.
The HyFlow project will develop a sustainable hybrid storage system based on high power vanadium redox flow battery and supercapacitor – technology.
iSTORMY is an interoperable, modular and smart hybrid energy storage system for stationary applications
ALBATROSS looks at advanced light-weight battery systems optimized for fast charging, safety, and second-life applications.
The HELIOS project aims to develop high-performance modular battery packs for sustainable urban electromobility services.
LIBERTY works to improve the safety of lightweight battery systems for extended range.
MARBEL looks at the manufactuting of modular and reusable EV batteries for environmentally friendly and lightweight mobility.
The project Current Direct develops swappable waterborne transport batteries.
SEABAT develops solutions for large batteries for waterborne transport.
BIG-MAP is a materials acceleration platform, specifically designed for accelerated discovery of battery materials and interfaces.
The INSTABAT project will provide an innovative physical/virtual sensor platform for battery cells.
SENSIBAT will work with cell-integrated sensing functionalities for smart battery systems with improved performance and safety.
The SPARTACUS project will develop spatially resolved acoustic, mechanical and ultrasonic sensing for smart batteries
BAT4EVER develops autonomous polymer based self-healing components for high performant Lithium-ion batteries.
HIDDEN will develop technology that will hinder dendrite growth in lithium metal batteries, extending their lifespan.
BATTERY 2030+PLUS is a large-scale research initiative which coordinates six other innovation projects.
MIGHTY looks at the improvement of the manufacturing processes of lithium-ion batteries.
The SEED project aims at extending the same concepts of lithium-ion batteries to other more abundant ions.
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
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Cutting-edge high-risk / high-reward research and innovation projects that aim to demonstrate a new technological paradigm.
NANOSTACKS works towards the development of novel fuel cells that integrate cheap materials.
Supporting innovation actions from demonstration through market uptake.
MAGIT is innovating in casting techniques for the modelling of parts, among which batteries.
Addionics aims to improves power, capacity and safety of lithium-ion batteries through 3D electro-printing.
The INDUEYE 2.0 project is working on the safe, sustainable and effective digitalization of energy intensive industries.
EHSTACK works towards the removal of barriers to the deployment of hydrogen fuel cell technology.
MobilityPlus optimises feeding healthcare through the integration of Internet of Things.
NanoBat aims to develop a novel nanotechnology toolbox for quality testing of Li-ion and beyond Lithium batteries
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
The SYMPHONY project aims to develop new cost-efficient materials along with a fabrication process for energy harvesting technologies.
3D-PRESS will develop and promote 3D printing technology for lithium-ion batteries in all solid states.
The MotionEst project aims to develop battery units that can store biomechanical energy with increased lifetime.
NanoEvolution will investigate on lithium-sulfur battery designs.
The BatCon project will develop health-aware fast charging strategies for batteries.
MUSICA aims to implement and spread a multi-use platform that can foster clean energy autonomy in islands.
FEVER implements and demonstrates solutions and services to leverage flexibility, with the goal to make distribution grids more resilient.
The goal of AEGIS is to develop a new waterborne transport system for Europe that leverages the benefits of ships and barges.