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DEFACTO EUROPEAN CONFERENCE H2020 2022

DEFACTO attends the European Conference: results from road transport research in H2020 projects.

From March 29 to March 30, Elixabete Ayerbe, project coordinator of DEFACTO at CIDETEC attended the EUROPEAN CONFERENCE: Results from road transport research in H2020 projects where she had the opportunity to talk about the project in the framework of results from road transport R&I in H2020 projects.The event counted on the presence of 65 H2020 projects where they presented their achievements and discoveries as well as different approaches revolving around Green Vehicles, Urban Mobility, Logistics, Intelligent Transport Systems,...

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Defacto Advanced Battery Power Conference 2022

DEFACTO at the Advanced Battery Power 2022

On March 29-30, 2022, the Advanced Battery Power counted on the presence of the DEFACTO project in Münster (Germany).There, our colleague Martin Lautenschlaeger from German Aerospace Center (DLR) presented a poster in the framework of Understanding Electrolyte Filling of Lithium-Ion Battery Electrodes on the Pore Scale which was about our progress comparing Lattice Boltzmann simulations against Pore Network Modelling for optimizing the filling process and the battery performance.The event was held face-to-face and included a big conference as well...

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Defacto At The ModVal2022

DEFACTO AT THE ModVal 2022 SYMPOSIUM

On March 14-16, our colleagues Ruth Medeiros together with Eduardo Jané Soler from the Polytechnic University of Madrid attended the 18th Symposium on Modeling and Experimental Validation of Electrochemical Energy Technologies in Hohenkammer, Germany.The event was organized by the DLR Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics and the main focus of the session was revolving around the advances made in modelling, as well as in experimental work for model validation for fuel cells, batteries and electrolysis. The symposium hosted over 100...

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Defacto fourth general assembly

DEFACTO holds its fourth General Assembly

The DEFACTO  project holds its fourth General Assembly meeting from 12 January to 13 January via teleconference. The gathering was planned to take place at Fraunhofer facilities in Kaiserslautern, Germany, but it had to be transformed into an online format, due to the COVID-19 situation.During these two days, the consortium partners exposed the advancement of all the work packages, analysed possible risks, and talked about the work ahead in the following work packages:Testing, analytical tools, and characterisation.Modelling and simulation...

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DEFACTO AT THE BATTERY INNOVATION DAYS

DEFACTO AT THE BATTERY INNOVATION DAYS

On 23-24-25 November 2021, the European Research and Innovation initiatives Batteries Europe, the  Battery 2030+ project and the Batteries European Partnership Association  celebrated virtually the first edition of the Battery Innovation Days.The aim of this event was to build a meeting point for some of the industry’s expert across Europe to provide an overview about the latest developments in the field of European Research and Innovation Battery domain.There, our project coordinator CIDETEC in collaboration with SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS had the opportunity to...

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DEFACTO CLUSTERING EVENT CINEA

DEFACTO PARTICIPATES AT THE H2020 BATTERIES PROJECTS CLUSTERING EVENT

From November 17 to November 18 the European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA) organised an online clustering event where 35 projects in the framework of battery development were introduced.There, our Project Coordinator CIDETEC together with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and Leclanché had the opportunity to present the DEFACTO concept as well as the methodology, impacts, objectives and main achievements of the projects.During the first day of the event all projects were presented by each coordinator while...

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DEFACTO AT THE VII INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PARTICLE-BASED METHODS (PARTICLES 2021)

Our colleague Silas Wolf, Research Associate at Technische Universität Braunschweig attended the International Conference on Particle-Based Methods (PARTICLES 2021), taking place from October 4 to October 5 in Hamburg, where he mentioned DEFACTO in the framework of the multiphase and multiscale CFD-DEM simulation of suspension drying.Sila’s presentation was focused on model development and first simulation results where he presented the applicability in battery research showcasing the advancements of the DEFACTO project.PARTICLES 2021 was held in a hybrid mode due...

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Interview with IRIZAR

“Our efforts in this project are directed towards ensuring and providing the consortium end-user specifications and real-use conditions required to perform the experimental tests campaign to validate the simulations” – Interview with IRIZARQ: What is the main role of your entity in DEFACTO?A: IRIZAR e-mobility is a company focused on offering electromobility solutions for urban environments, mainly 100 % electric buses.  As a leader in the design and manufacture of zero-emission electric buses, Irizar e-mobility is currently actively involved...

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DEFACTO INTERVIEW WITH UPM

DEFACTO project is fully aligned with the so-called Industry 4.0 effort through the development of digital twins for the Li-ion cell industry – Interview with UPM (Polytechnic University of Madrid)

Fernando Varas, from UPM (Polytechnic University of Madrid), speaks in this interview about their main role in the DEFACTO Project, their expectations and the work they will carry out.Q: What is the main role of your entity in DEFACTO?A: As stated in the presentation, the main goal of the DEFACTO project is the development of multiphysics and multiscale models able to provide an in-depth understanding of cell materials, cell manufacturing processes and cell performance. Models developed by the different partners in this project...

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DEFACTO at the ARTISTIC Webinar Series

On the occasion of the 2nd International Battery Manufacturing Days, the DEFACTO project was one of the initiatives presented within the context of the ARTISTIC Webinar Series dealing with battery manufacturing modeling and characterization, which was held from 21 to 25 June 2021.         The conference revolved around the links between the battery manufacturing process and electrode properties, encompassing both (physical and machine learning) modeling and experimental approaches. The session combined talks given by the ARTISTIC project team members and invited lectures given by recognized battery scientists from Europe...

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