Partnership Event 21/01/2014Fondation Universitaire, Rue d'Egmont 11 - Brussels

EGVI Expert Workshop on Post Lithium Ion Batteries – January 2014

Post lithium ion batteries for electric automotive applications –


A European Green Vehicles Initiative expert workshop dedicated to the topic of ‘post lithium ion batteries for electric automotive applications’ was held in Brussels on 21 January 2014, with the objective to discuss the current state of European and national research activities in the domain, and identify the needs and challenges to be addressed in future European research and innovation projects in the framework of Horizon 2020.

This event was organised by the European Green Vehicles Initiative Association, with the support of the CAPIRE and Smart EV-VC projects. Should you have any questions about the workshop, please send an email to

The detailed agenda and the presentations of the various sessions are available for consultation.


Workshop Agenda


Opening session


  • Keynote: Wolfgang Steiger – Volkswagen, EGVIA Chairman
  • Keynote: Martin Gieb Advanced Materials and Nanotechnologies Unit, DG RTD, EC

Session 1 – Overview of current European and national research projects – Presentations and roundtable discussion


Moderators: Emma Briec (Renault / CAPIRE) / Oscar Miguel (IK4 Research Alliance)

General overview: Mario Conte ENEA, EERA Electrochemical Storage Subprogramme

Session 2 – Research challenges for post Li-Ion batteries: expectations and opinions from the industry – Presentations and roundtable discussion


Moderator: Peter Lamp (BMW)

Wrap-up and conclusions


  • Gereon Meyer – VDI-VDE-IT, EPoSS
  • Emma Briec – Renault, CAPIRE