Future Battery Technology and Ecosystem

The Future battery technology and collaborations between Sweden and Japan are discussed when Akira Yoshino, awarded with Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019, visits IVA.

IVA Konferenscenter, Grev Turegatan 16, Stockholm
Friday, 13 December, 2019 15:00 - 17:30 CET

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Batteries have been around for hundreds of years. For the years to come, new technologies are developed. But what does the future hold? Environmental solutions but also challenges, big business but also a global race. Europe is moving forward it’s position and develops all parts of the value chain. In two years’ time, Europe might very well have surpassed the U.S. Meanwhile, China and South Korea are putting a lot of effort into developing future batteries. Japan and Sweden are already working together in developing technology. There might be reasons for an even closer cooperation.


15:00 Welcome

Prof Tuula Teeri, President, Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, IVA

H.E. Shigeyuki Hiroki, Ambassador, Embassy of Japan in Sweden

Dr Susumu Satomi, President, Japan Society for the promotion of Science, JSPS

15:10 Current situation of Lithium Ion Battery and future

Nobel prize laureate Dr Akira Yoshino, Honorary Fellow, Asahi Kasei Corporation

16:00 Enabling the future-Chemistry innovations for a low carbon society

Mr Nobuyuki Kawashima, Counsellor, Special Appointive officer to President/CEO, Mitsui Chemicals, Inc., Chair of Energy & Climate Change LG, ICCA

Dr Elizabeth E. Endler, Research Program Manager, Advanced Energy Storage, Shell International Exploration & Production

16:30 Battery Research activities in Sweden

Prof Göran Lindbergh, Applied Electrochemistry, Royal Institute of Technology, KTH

16:50 The Development of Battery Production and Ecosystem in Europe

Dr Emma Nehrenheim, Chief Environmental Officer, Northvolt

17:15 Q&A with all speakers 

17:25 Closing remarks

Mr Lars Hultman, CEO, Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research, SSF

17:30 Glögg Mingle


Moderator: Mr Bo Normark, Industrial Strategy Executive, InnoEnergy

The seminar will be live streamed on this website

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Phone +46 8-791 29 10

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