June 30, 2023: Battery builders are inspired to make bids for the thousands and thousands of euros in monetary help nonetheless up for grabs in Europe.
Wouter Ijzermans, government director of the Battery European Partnership (BEPA), gave particulars of round €500 million ($547 million) in potential help nonetheless obtainable from the EU’s Horizon Europe R&D program through the Worldwide Circulate Battery Discussion board in Prague on June 27.
BEPA works with BATT4EU – a program established below Horizon.
Ijzermans mentioned that round €1 billion was initially earmarked in funds below Horizon, of which €503 million has been allotted thus far. Of the remaining, €21 million is allotted for non-lithium sustainable batteries for stationary storage with European provide chains.
Ijzermans mentioned the funding could possibly be a possibility for the event of circulation batteries.
Candidates for non-lithium battery chemistry funding have till April 18, 2024 to use.