Founding Partners

The Faraday Institution is the UK’s £78m independent institute for electrochemical energy storage research and skills development. It brings together scientists and industry partners on research projects to reduce battery cost, weight, and volume; to improve performance and reliability; and to develop whole-life strategies including recycling and reuse.

Delivered by Innovate UK, part of UK Research & Innovation, £88 million of funding is available for businesses to lead feasibility studies and collaborative research and development projects in battery technology.

Delivered by the Advanced Propulsion Centre, the £108 million UK Battery Industrialisation Centre (UKBIC) is an open access facility that will enable companies of all sizes to develop manufacturing capabilities for battery technologies to get them to market quickly.


WMG, part of the University of Warwick, provides innovative solutions to industry; through research, education and collaboration.