The Batteries European Partnership Association is organising its fourth General Assembly on Tuesday, 26 April, in a hybrid gathering that will be held in Brussels and online. Over 170 members are expected to attend, including approximately 60 in-person participants and more than 110 attendees connecting online.
After two years of COVID-19 stay-at-home measures, members of BEPA’s governing bodies, the Executive board and Association Delegation, seized the opportunity to meet face-to-face and jointly review various topics, such as
The European Commission will also highlight the importance of the Batt4EU (Batteries for Europe) Partnership, established under Horizon Europe, which gathers the European Commission and battery stakeholders from the European Research community to achieve a competitive and sustainable, European industrial value-chain. Members will get updated on the recommendations for the battery R&I topics for the Batt4EU Horizon Europe’s Work Programme 2023-24, based on 3 focus areas and 2 cross-cutting issues that cover the entire battery industry’s value chain. Furthermore, the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre, will present the new collaboration agreement between the JRC, BEPA and the 2Zero Partnership for clean road transport.
After the general proceedings, a workshop on the battery passport will offer members information on what the digital representation and regulatory framework entail, as well as further details related to the ongoing initiatives. The battery passport workshop will also provide examples on how research and innovation activities can help tackle some of the challenges faced by the digital platform and contribute to its success.
Over the past year, BEPA has continued to grow, and now counts over 185 associate, industry and research members, with even more members expected to be announced, as a result of this fourth General Assembly.
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