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DEFACTO to hold joint online workshop on digital approach in battery development

• The session will count with the participation of seven EU-funded projects working on next-generation batteries for EV from manufacturing to design, and control perspective: 3BeLiEVe, COBRA, DEFACTO, HYDRA, LiPLANET, MODALIS2 and SeNSE. • Professor Kristina Edström will present the European large-scale research initiative Battery 2030+ to inventing the green batteries of the future. • The topic of “How to accelerate and make cell design more reliable while obtaining...

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DEFACTO at the International Advanced Battery Conference

The DEFACTO Project coordinators CIDETEC and our partners from Madrid’s Polytechnic University (Univesidad Politécnica de Madrid) are attending the online International Advanced Battery Conference, taking place from 27 to 29 April 2021, where they will present a scientific poster about model-based characterization for silicon-carbon blended electrodes for the design of better performing lithium-ion batteries. As part of the Battery Systems thematic block, they will present a novel methodology to identify relevant transport parameters for each component of the electrode, which is accomplished by using specific test protocols adapted to the proprietary silicon-carbon...

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“DEFACTO (…) will accelerate cell development and boost the market uptake of next generation of batteries, positioning Europe as the leader of this sector.” – Interview with CIDETEC Energy Storage.

Elixabete Ayerbe, from CIDETEC Energy Storage, speaks on this interview about their main role in the DEFACTO Project, their expectations and the work they will carry out as project coordinators. Q: What is DEFACTO? What is the goal of the project? A: DEFACTO stands for Battery DEsign and manuFACTuring Optimization through multiphysic modelling and it is a project funded by the European Commission within the framework of the Horizon2020 program. This project aims to understand the battery cell from multiscale and multiphysic perspectives.  Precisely the cell behaviour will...

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DEFACTO will (…) will allow the battery market in Europe to grow and strengthen – Interview with Leclanché SA

The R&D department of Leclanché SA speaks on this interview about their main role in the DEFACTO Project, the challenges they expect to face and the main advancement that the project will bring. Q: What is the role of Leclanché in the project? A: Leclanché is leading the work package related Cell prototyping, validation, and improvement. The main objectives of this task are to provide essential parameters for the simulation and optimization tools that will be developed by other consortium...

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DEFACTO joins 3beLiEVe Project meeting to look for synergies

The DEFACTO Project coordinator CIDETEC joined the General Assembly meeting of the 3beLiEVe Project on Wednesday, February 17th. During the session, celebrated online, they presented DEFACTO and our work to improve the understanding of cell behaviour and the cell manufacturing process by means of multiscale and multiphysic modelling tools. In addition, they held an open discussion for collaboration opportunities with this and other related projects. 3beLiEVe is an H2020 research project to develop next generation automotive batteries made in...

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We expect DEFACTO (to) boost a smarter and more ecological transport system. – Interview with Sustainable Innovations

Ana I. Martinez, from Sustainable Innovations (SIE) speaks on this interview about their main role in the DEFACTO project, their expectations and the work they will carry out to ensure the successful communication, dissemination and exploitation of the project results. Q: What is the main role of Sustainable Innovations (SIE) in DEFACTO? A: Sustainable Innovations (SIE) is leader for the tasks related to the communication and dissemination of the project, the knowledge transfer, training and capacity building activities, as well as for the market assessment...

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The insights gained by DEFACTO will expedite the transition towards a greener energy solution. – Interview with Avesta Battery & Energy Engineering

Dr. Vishank Kumar, from Avesta Battery & Energy Engineering (ABEE) speaks on this interview about the main role of ABEE in the DEFACTO project, their expectations and the work they will carry out in developing the multi-scale multi-physics model for monitoring cell performance, lifetime and optimizing the cell design. Q: What is the main role of ABEE in DEFACTO? A: Avesta Battery & Energy Engineering (ABEE) is a dynamic and specialized company in the field of battery and energy technologies for...

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DEFACTO hosts consortium meeting 12 months after its kickoff

All the consortium members gathered online to celebrate the General Assembly meeting of the project on December 2 and 3, 2020, nearly one year after it kicked off. During the first day of the meeting, the partners assessed the progress of the tasks and activities comprised in the first Work Packages: Testing, analytical tools and characterization Modelling and simulation of electrode processing Modelling and simulation of electrolyte filling process In addition, the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas – CERTH hosted...

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DEFACTO MEETS LC-BAT-05 CLUSTER PROJECTS TO EXPLORE SYNERGIES

Our project coordinator María Yáñez Díaz, and Elixabete Ayerbe Olano, from CIDETEC, held an online meeting with representatives from AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Empa, Bax & Company, IREC - Institut de Recerca en Energia de Catalunya, and SINTEF, as coordinators of the COBRA, SeNSE, 3beLiEVe and HYDRA projects, on October 29. These initiatives conform the LC-BAT-05 Cluster, which focuses on research and innovation to advance on next-generation Lithium-ion battery technology for automotive applications. The aim of this call was to look into...

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DEFACTO enables us to thoroughly examine by simulations nearly every aspect of battery manufacturing on multiple scales – Interview with the Technical University of Braunschweig

Silas Wolf, from the Technical University of Braunschweig (TUBS) speaks on this interview about the main role of TUBS in the DEFACTO project, their expectations, and the work they will carry out on modelling and simulation of electrode processing. Q: What is the main role of TUBS in DEFACTO? A: At the Institute for Particle Technology of the Technical University of Braunschweig we have a broad knowledge of electrode manufacturing as well as particle simulation. Therefore, our role in the project consists of two parts. On the one hand,...

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