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Seven regions join forces in advanced materials for batteries

Oct 8, 2018 | News

(08 October 2018) – The European Battery Alliance is part of the Energy Union Strategy and aims at building a strong industrial value chain in advanced materials for batteries to strengthen clean mobility, fight climate change and reduce dependencies deriving from energy imports.

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Led by Slovenia and gathering Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and Nouvelle Aquitaine in France, Andalucía, Basque country and Castilla y León in Spain and Lombardy in Italy, this interregional partnership will receive tailored support from the Commission to develop and scale-up joint projects in advanced materials for batteries, under the smart specialisation pilot action for interregional innovation.

The pilot will run until the end of 2019 and the partnership will benefit from the support of special teams established within the Commission, involving experts from several thematic departments, but also from external experts on financial modelling, business plans or intellectual property.

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