Market and technological Context
Demand for electric vehicles (EVs) is rapidly increasing and, according to the European Green Vehicle Initiative Association (EGVIA), a significant increase of acceptance of EVs can come only via further and significant cost reductions and elimination/limitations of disadvantages compared to other propulsion technologies such as driving range, durability, “re-fueling” time and safety.
The development of significantly improved materials and/or chemistry is a key aspect to increase energy density and reduce recharging time while ensuring a high safety level and meeting user needs and expectations.
SPIDER is a European collaborative project that will develop and demonstrate advanced Li-ion battery technologies with significantly improved energy density, cycle life, safety and recyclability.
SPIDER stands for Safe and PrelithiatedhIgh energy DEnsity batteries based on sulphur Rocksalt and silicon chemistries. It will bring knowledge-based improvements of Li-ion battery cost, performance, recyclability and safety to enable electric vehicles to rapidly gain marketshare and reduce CO2 emissions.
SPIDER spans 2019-2022 and the partners will receive funding from the European Community’s Horizon 2020 Programme (H2020/2014-2020) under Grant Agreement n° 814389.
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