14 January 2021
Being a researcher and entrepreneur means playing chess on several boards at the same time
Brainport Eindhoven is a top technology region in the Netherlands and the centre of Europe for developing new battery applications and scaling new battery technologies. In the development of a strong battery value chain, collaboration between the local high-tech manufacturing industry, vehicle Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and knowledge institutes is crucial. This collaboration is in the DNA of Brainport Eindhoven.
In Brainport Eindhoven companies and knowledge institutes are working together to develop battery systems for electric vehicle applications in markets as heavy duty trucks & buses, or niche applications like construction machines and small excavators. The region is home to OEMs, to companies developing the new generation of battery technologies, such as solid-state batteries, as well as providers of charging infrastructure, battery packs, and companies involved with recycling of lithium-ion batteries.