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European Conference on Batteries


24-27 November 2020

European Conference on Batteries

Within the framework of the German EU Council Presidency, the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy is organising the virtual European Conference on Batteries on 24-27 November 2020.

German, European and international players from industry, research and politics will meet online to exchange information on current and future developments in the field of batteries, to network and to advance cross-border cooperation.

The online event is linked to the launch of the two Important Projects of Common European Interest (IPCEIs) along the battery value chain. A special focus will also be placed on the topics of sustainability, qualification and innovation. You can expect an interesting programme with a great variety of current and cutting edge topics in the field of batteries, with high-level keynote speeches by the  Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Mr. Peter Altmaier, the Minister of the Economy and Finance Mr. Bruno Le Maire (FR), the Minister of Economic Development Mr. Stefano Patuanelli (IT)the Vice-President of the Commission, Commissioner for Interinstitutional Relations Mr. Maroš Šefčovič, the Nobel Prize laureate Mr. Michael Stanley Whittingham and many other speakers from European and global politics, industry and science. In addition, panel discussions and specialist forums will allow in-depth discussions and an exchange of experience with experts from the European battery ecosystem.

Please consult the event website to for detailed information on the programme and speakers.