Umicore Umicore is a global materials technology group. It focuses on application areas where its expertise in materials science, chemistry and metallurgy makes a real difference. Umicore is interested in the development of advanced battery models which are of utmost necessity for developing high-power lithium batteries. The BATTLE models will allow demonstrating the quality of new cathode and anode materials. Due to these battery models, the performances of a battery system can be predicted while avoiding costly production processes.
pec PEC offers solutions and expertise in battery testing, laboratory automation in battery testing lab and Lithium Ion cell manufacturing. The PEC headquarters are located in Haasrode, Belgium. They are interested in advanced battery modelling techniques in order to expand the performance potential of their test equipment.
laborelec Laborelec is a technical competence centre in electrical power and energy technology. Their research and operational assistance help improve energy technologies in generation, transmission, distribution, storage and end-use. Laborelec is particularly interested in the development of advanced battery models for the specific use in second-life batteries and stationary applications, and already had some contract research projects performed by EhB-IWT and ETEC in this field.
emrol Emrol is a specialized company with expertise in batteries, chargers and related products. They are looking into expanding their expertise towards Lithium-Ion technologies. Emrol is specifically interested to expand its business activities towards developing and producing battery management systems featuring lithium-ion technology. Emrol already has an on-going IWT project together with ETEC in this field.
4esys 4ESYS provides tailored modular systems for application specific electrochemical energy storage and power delivery solutions for heavy-duty applications. They are a leading manufacturer of EDLC modules for hybrid buses (Van Hool), and interested in expanding its offer to battery-electric buses featuring lithium-ion technology.
ONSemi ON Semiconductor offers a comprehensive portfolio on energy efficient power and signal management, logic, discrete and custom solutions to help customers solve their design challenges in automotive, communications, computing, consumer, industrial and medical applications, and more. They have a manufacturing and design center in Belgium. On Semiconductor is interested in developing and marketing modular battery management systems for various applications.
CTS CTS is one of the leading specialists worldwide for production of environmental simulation equipment for research, quality control and production. They produce high-quality temperature and climatic test cabinets. BATTLE results will provide the necessary knowledge for interfacing battery testers and climate chambers.
toyota Toyota is a Japanese automotive manufacturer and is recognized as an industry leader in manufacturing and production. Toyota is also the first automotive company to mass produce a hybrid car. BATTLE will be important for their further development of their hybrid and electric vehicles based on Li-ion technologies.
volvo Volvo Cars Belgium is the largest vehicle manufacturer in Belgium. They are pioneers in automotive safety and reliability. They keep innovating in the fields of flexible-fuel vehicles, plug-in hybrids, electric cars and even gas-turbine hybrids. Volvo is interested to use Li-ion battery technologies for hybrid and electric cars.
JSR JSR Micro, Inc. is driving innovation in semiconductor, life sciences, and energy material solutions. As polymer experts, JSR Micro has leveraged its experience and research and development capabilities to expand into new and growing markets while always maintaining an uncompromising focus on quality. They are interested in the characterization and modelling of Lithium Ion Capacitors (LiCaps).
Connect Group Connect Group is a leading certified supplier of technology, production systems, printed circuit boards and cable assembly services to Europe's industrial markets. Connect Group develops products to User Requirement Specifications from the concept stage onwards with optimal production, price and quality results.