Partnership Event 07/12/2011Fondation Universitaire, Rue d'Egmont 11 - Brussels

Joint EC / European Green Cars Initiative Workshop – December 2011

Europe’s Strengths, Competencies and Job Opportunities in Electric Vehicle Battery Manufacturing

The invitiation letter can be found here.

The final report can be found here.



  • Welcome, Wolfgang Steiger, Volkswagen / Chairman ERTRAC and EGCI Advisory Group
  • Keynote EC / DG RTD, Herbert von Bose, Director Industrial Technologies, European Commission
  • Keynote Spain, Xabier Garmendia, Vice-Minister of Industry and Energy, Basque Government
  • Report from Japan, Setsuko Wakabayashi, NEDO

Session 1: Strengths and Competences – Chairperson: Jérôme Perrin, Renault

  • GREENLION, Oscar Miguel Crespo, CIDETEC
  • ELIBAMA, Jérôme Perrin, Renault
  • Smart LIC, Sven Rzepka, Fraunhofer ENAS
  • SuperLIB, Bernhard Kortschak, AVL
  • ESTRELIA, Ewald Wachmann, Austriamicrosystems
  • LABOHR, Elie Paillard, University of Münster

Session 2: Manufacturing and Regional Dimension – Chairperson: Andreas Dorda, A3PS

Session 3: Coordination and Standardization – Chairperson: Pietro Perlo, IFEVS

Conclusions and closing remarks

Dirk Beernaert, Head of Unit Microsystems, European Commission

Posters: Projects on Cell Materials Research

Coordination and Rapporteurs:

  • Gereon Meyer (VDI/VDE-IT / ICT4FEV)
  • Gonzalo Hennequet (Renault / CAPIRE)
  • Jesus Monclus Gonzalez (CDTI)