International Workshop “Green materials for Batteries in Horizon 2020”

Green materials for Batteries in Horizon 2020

Munich. On 19 February 2020, the Bavarian Research Alliance and Innovation Centre Denmark co-host the International Workshop “Green materials for batteries in Horizon 2020” in Munich. The purpose of this workshop is to bring together researchers from academia and industry from different regions and countries in Europe to develop joint proposals within Horizon 2020 Industrial Leadership calls with a special focus on battery technologies. This event specifically targets researchers who have a concrete project idea for the open topics and who are searching for international project partners. The workshop is a follow-up event of the "Brokerage Event für interregionale Projektzusammenarbeit im Themenbereich Lithium-Ionen-Akkumulatoren" which took place on 26 June 2019.

The transition to climate neutrality, including through clean and low emission mobility, will bring significant opportunities for economic growth, job creation and technological development in Europe. Demand for batteries is expected to grow very rapidly in the coming years. Forward-looking research, development and innovation policies will have a key role to enable Europe and its Member States to make the most of this transition. Therefore, the European Commission supports the development of new materials and cell production processes for batteries of the next generation to make Europe an important battery location worldwide:

This EU initiative brings new funding opportunities for European researchers specialized in battery technologies. Therefore, we would like to invite you to join our workshop, where you will have the opportunity:

For further information on the specific calls, please click on the links above. The deadline for submission of proposals under the above-mentioned topics is 21 April 2020.

Our international workshop is supported by the Enterprise Europe Network, Europe’s largest advisory network for SMEs. 

Pitch talks

If you would like to give a short presentation (pitch talk of max. 5 minutes), please indicate it when you register for the workshop using the registration form and send your presentation to no later than 13 February 2020. Please note that there is only a limited number of slots for pitch talks. The organisers reserve the right to prioritise the speakers based on the quality of their submitted presentations and their project ideas. On 17 February 2020 at the latest, you will be informed whether you will have the opportunity to present your project idea. For practical information on the pitch talk session, please click on the following link: practical information pitch talks.


Wednesday, 19 February 2020, 10:00 to 17:00 hrs.


Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy
Conference room 1008
Prinzregentenstraße 28
80538 Munich/Germany

Participation fee

The event is free of charge, but registration is compulsory.


Please register now for the International Workshop “Green materials for Batteries in Horizon 2020” using this link! Deadline for registration is 3 February 2020. Please note that there is only a limited number of places available for this event. An early registration is recommended. Confirmations of participation will be sent by 5 February 2020.

Further information

The agenda is available here.
The event will be held in English.

Contact at BayFOR

Dr Panteleimon Panagiotou
Head of Unit
Information & Communication Technologies | Engineering & Natural Sciences
Phone: +49 (0)89 9901 888 – 130

Contact at Innovation Centre Denmark

Ulrik Kjølsen Olsen
Consul and Research & Innovation Attaché
Phone: +49 (0)171 309 6314

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