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21 December 2020

Spain and Portugal play a key role in the EU battery value chain

The first Iberian Battery Summit, organised by EIT InnoEnergy demonstrated the fundamental role that Spain and Portugal play in the development of the value chain related to electric batteries in Europe. EIT InnoEnergy, the European engine of innovation and entrepreneurship in sustainable energy, has organised this summit, to which more than 600 registrations and which has taken place for three consecutive weeks (from November 25 to December 15). The event had the participation of great personalities such as Maroš Šefčovič (Vice-president of the European Commission), João Pedro Matos Fernandes (Minister of the Environment and Energy Transition of Portugal), Raül Blanco (Secretary General of Industry and SMEs in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism) and Professor Michel Armand, a scientist at CIC energiGUNE and considered one of the fathers of lithium batteries.

Iberia & Batteries

Mikel Lasa, CEO of EIT InnoEnergy Iberia:

The potential of the region

Participation of more than 20 institutions and business

"Battery uses & applications" Session

"Cells & Battery Packs Production" Session

"Raw & Active Materials" Session

"Batteries of the future" Session

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