Category: Press Releases

Faraday Institution publishes 2022 update to its study “UK Electric Vehicle and Battery Production Potential to 2040”

Growing optimism for the UK battery manufacturing industry but redoubling of efforts needed to keep pace with investments across Europe HARWELL, UK (23 June 2022) – In an update to its 2020 study, the Faraday Institution predicts that there will be demand for ten UK-based gigafactories (large, high volume battery manufacturing facilities) by 2040, each… Continue

The UK Battery Industrialisation Centre Offers and Develops Wirebonding Using Asterion Wedge Bonder

Battery Cells & Systems Expo, NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom – Inseto, a leading technical distributor of equipment and materials, has supplied and installed a Kulicke & Soffa (K&S) Asterion EV hybrid wedge bonder at the UK Battery Industrialisation Centre (UKBIC). The Asterion EV gives the national battery manufacturing development facility, UKBIC, the ability to provide… Continue

S3 Process and Pink GmbH Thermosysteme win contract to supply Britishvolt for new Gigaplant

Global German engineering company Pink GmbH Thermosysteme, together with their UK agent S3 Process Ltd, have won a multi-million Euro order to supply vacuum drying ovens to Britishvolt’s first full-scale Gigafactory in Northumberland, UK. Britishvolt a battery technology pioneer, leading the UK’s investment in battery cell technology and associated R&D.  Its £3.8 billion Gigaplant in… Continue

EVolution Test System selected for new Saietta industry-leading £multimillion EV Test Facility

Developed by Sheffield-based system integrators, Austin Consultants, The EVolution electric vehicle (EV) test cell control and data acquisition system is a customisable platform for the deterministic real-time testing of components or full EV powertrain. EVolution has been selected by Saietta as the dyno control system for their new Engineering Centre being constructed at its Silverstone,… Continue

Innovate UK UKRI Hosting FBC Ted-talk

Day 1- 29th June 2022 Ted-Talk on FBC stand:17-300 Presenter’s Name Organisation Talk Title Time Bartholomew Day Trackwise Design Plc Size Does Matter 11:35- 11:40 Will Tope Lina Energy A Diverse Battery Future: Looking Beyond Lithium 11:40-11:45 Jennifer Channel Innovate UK Faraday Battery Challenge Innovation Round 5 11:45-11:50 Break Break  Break Break Anna Ritchley UK… Continue

Thermal Management Solutions & Exhibitor Q&A Ahead of Battery Cells & Systems Expo 2022

In the build-up to Battery Cells & Systems Expo 2022 on 29th & 30th June at Birmingham NEC, we caught up with our Technical Director, Kevin Porter, for a Q&A spotlight on Tecman’s thermal management solutions and what visitors to the Tecman stand (17-518) can expect.  What does Tecman specialise in?  Tecman Advanced Material Engineers specialise in the conversion… Continue

Busch Vacuum Solutions Exhibiting at the Largest Battery Exhibition and Conference in the UK

Busch Vacuum Solutions will be exhibiting on booth 17-311 at the Battery Cells & Systems Expo, which will take place at the NEC, Birmingham on the 29th and 30th June 2022.   The Battery Cells & Systems Expo will be co-located with the Vehicle Electrification Expo, The Advanced Materials Show and Ceramics UK. Spread over… Continue

Faraday Institution widens research scope to inform priorities for future research

16 fast-paced “seed” projects launched   HARWELL, UK (1 June 2022) The Faraday Institution today awarded 16 small, fast-paced, focused projects in areas not covered within its existing battery research portfolio. In doing so it has widened its research scope, and set of university partners, in an initiative that will inform future priorities for its… Continue