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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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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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DEFACTO at InterPore2021

Dr Martin Lautenschlaeger, from the Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics at the German Aerospace Center (​Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt -DLR), has presented some of the battery systems simulation work, based on the Lattice Boltzmann method, that he carried out in the framework of the DEFACTO Project at the InterPore2021 event on June 1, 2021.The event was held online and structured in several mini-symposia oral presentations revolving around electrochemical processes in porous media. There, Dr. Martin Lautenschlaeger showcased the Lattice Boltzmann simulations as...

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Digital approach in battery development workshop

The DEFACTO Project hosted the “Online Joint Workshop: Digital approach in Battery development” on Tuesday, June 8th, 2021, at 13:30 (CET).This event, organized by CIDETEC in collaboration with other LC-BAT-5, LC-BAT-6 and LC-BAT-7 projects, gathered a wide range of experts to discuss different approaches to implement digitalization for battery development, and it counted with over 170 attendees.The participating projects were 3Believe, COBRA, DEFACTO, HYDRA, LiPLANET, MODALIS2, and SeNSE. The workshop also counted on the presence of  BATTERY 2030+, an initiative promoting long-term research in the battery field that is comprised by seven more projects.The session aimed...

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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 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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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 processIn 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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