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MOBI Seminar: “Advances in energy storage for mobile and stationary applications” & Official opening of the Battery Innovation Centre

Monday, 8 December, 2014 - 10:00
Campus: Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering campus
MOBI seminar

In celebration of the official opening of the Battery Innovation Centre (BIC), MOBI and Vrije Universiteit Brussel welcome you to take part in a series of workshops, dedicated to the state of the art in the field of energy storage for mobile and stationary applications. Join experts of companies, including UMICORE and 3M, and leading researchers and be informed of the latest evolutions. The workshops sessions are followed by a festive opening of the BIC, where you will discover the largest one-stop shop for energy storage systems R&D in the Benelux and network with experts.

PART I  Seminar: “Advances in energy storage for mobile and stationary applications”

Bert Witkamp, Secretaris Generaal AVERE, is moderator 

  • 10:00 - 10:10 Introduction (Mobi, Joeri Van Mierlo)
  • 10:10 - 10:40 Rechargeable energy storage materials for traction and stationary applications (Umicore, Dominic Homberger)
  • 10:40 - 11:10 Market evolution of EVs (AVERE, Joeri De Ridder)
  • 11:10 – 11:30 Coffee break
  • 11:30 - 12:00 Present and future of batteries for EVs (3M, Egbert Figgemeier)
  • 12:00 - 12:30 Battery models for EVs (BIC, Noshin Omar)
  • 12:30 - 13:00 Characteristics and performances of lithium-ion batteries (UC Davis, Andrew Burke)
  • 13:00 - 13:45 Lunch
  • 13:45 - 14:15 Ecodesign: from environmental insights to opportunities (Mobi, Maarten Messagie)
  • 14:15 - 14:45 Electrical Storage Technology for new industrial applications: Elevators, Trams, grid… (Ikerlan, Igor Villarreal)
  • 14:45 - 15:15 Lithium-ion capacitors for traction applications (JSR Micro, Jan Ronsmans)
  • 15:15 – 15:35 Coffee break
  • 15:35 - 16:05 Lessons learned from Living Lab (Sustesco, Marcel Meeus)        
  • 16:05 - 16:35 What are the needs of energy storage for stationary applications (Laborelec, Michael De Koster)



PART II Official opening of the Battery Innovation Centre 

  • 17:30 Opening of the Battery Innovation Centre with by guided visit
  • 18:30 Networking and reception


Registration required:

Registrations are now closed. Should you wish to attend, please contact the secretary directly by e-mail: mobi@vub.ac.be

Part I : €155
Part II : free of charge

Location: VUB Campus, U-residence, Generaal Jacqueslaan 271, 1050 Brussels
A limited number of rooms is available on-site: www.u-residence.be

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