1st forum on batteries prize

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 767162.

31 October 2018 (day 2) – 10:30-12:30, room Schubert 2

The European Commission, DG Research & Innovation, is glad to launch the 1st Forum on the EIC Horizon Prize for ‘Innovative Batteries for eVehicles’ which will take place on 31 October in the framework of the INDTECH2018 conference (29-31 October 2018).
This is the first of a series of Fora which will give the opportunity to interested stakeholders to convene and discuss the challenge of the prize. This first meeting will kick off the process to elicit the participation of interested parties and build a wider community around it.
The European Commission will be pleased to answer questions at the booth during the two days of INDTECH2018.

More information on the prize.


10h30 – 10h40: Hélène Chraye, European Commission, DG Research & Innovation, Head of Unit, Advanced Materials and Nanotechnologies

10h40 – 10h50: Prize presentation: Martin Gieb and Valeria Lautizi, European Commission, DG Research & Innovation, Advanced Materials and Nanotechnologies

10h50 – 11h50: Experts’ panel moderated by Barbara Kowatsch, MatchLab Innovation

11h50 – 12h30: Open discussion


Jordi Aibar

Earthdas and Magnetika

Sylvia Kleimann

VP Marketing, Communications & Partnermanagement
Skeleton Technologies

Tobias Placke

Head of Division “Materials”
University of Münster, MEET Battery Research Center

Philippe Vangeel

Secretary General