2022 October 6th – Memorable date for Upcell Alliance

2022 October 6th – Memorable date for Upcell Alliance

Official launch event in Paris, what a success!!

More than 100 C-levels stakeholders from the European battery ecosystem and academics joined the launch event of upcell Alliance at the Conservatoire National Arts et Métiers (cnam) Paris.

Participants from the industry: battery manufacturers, machine builders, automation supplier, specialty materials provider from all over Europe as well as top technical engineering universities came to celebrate the official launch of Upcell Alliance.

Guests were welcomed by the General Director of cnam, Benedicte Fauvarque Causson who mentioned the great collaboration needed between the scientific research and the industrial applications. She was then followed by several high representatives from public organizations and governments including the government of Catalonia, the French government, and public associations.

The team of Upcell Alliance then shared its vision: scale up the battery manufacturing ecosystem in Europe by 2030 highlighting its three main missions:

  1. Create a strong network with European battery leaders by organizing digital and physical events facilitating meetings and discussions
  2. Promote a European economy of electric battery manufacturing
  3. Boost European innovation by building bridges between technical engineering universities and industrials on collaborative research projects.

The day ended with an electrifying roundtable animated by Christophe Pillot together with the 7 battery manufacturers’ representatives from Verkor, Sunlight Group, InoBat, FREYR, BlueSolutions, acc, Leclanche, along with Schneider Electric. Key topics discussed were sustainability battery production, European trainings and education, and supply chain challenges.

The evening ended in the magical cnam museum chapel, surrounded by great and historical inventions: Foucault pendulum, Breguet Type IV (Louis Charlges Breguet, 1911), Panhard & Levassor Type A automotive, highlighting again the innovation pillar of Upcell Alliance members.

The event received many praising feedbacks and made great echo in the European specialized press, have a look on:

– 🇮🇹 : Grazie a Start Magazine 👉 https://rb.gy/gtclsq

– 🇳🇴 : Takk Teknisk Ukeblad 👉 https://rb.gy/x9wac5

– 🇫🇷 : Merci VIPress 👉 https://rb.gy/t85qln

– 🇩🇪 : Danke electrive.net 👉 https://rb.gy/8wnmf9

– 🇪🇸 : Gracias Motor.es 👉 https://rb.gy/bvmbwd

– 🇵🇹 : Obrigado INDUGLOBAL, Unipessoal, Lda. 👉 https://rb.gy/h5dws

Stay tuned! This is only the beginning […]

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Photos gallery: https://lsn.lumys.photo/upcell-10-2022

Cnam university: https://www.cnam.fr/

Cnam Museum: https://www.arts-et-metiers.net/