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11 October 2022 - 14 October 2022
Dutch innovation mission battery technology to Germany

Registration for Dutch participants is closed

This is the complete mission programme for the Dutch particpants. German particpants can check the programme in Stuttgart or Aachen

Draft program innovation mission Battery Technology to Germany 2022

Day 0 – Tuesday 11 October

Travel from NL to Ulm at own convenience


Kick-off dinner with delegation
Location: me and all Hotel, Bahnhofplatz 7, 89073 Ulm

  • Meet & Greet
  • Welcome by delegation leader
  • Program Briefing by RVO & NL Embassy Berlin
  • Kick-off dinner

Day 1 – Wednesday 12 October


Bus transfer to ZSW-BW & Helmholtz Institute Ulm
Departure from: me and all Hotel Ulm, Bahnhofplatz 7, 89073 Ulm


Visit to Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research (ZSW) & Helmholtz Institute Ulm
Location: Helmholtzstraße 8, 89081 Ulm

Battery research and development on energy storage systems for stationary and mobile use

Location: Helmholtzstraße 8, 89081 Ulm

  • Presentation by Dr. Margret Wohlfahrt-Mehrens, Head of Electrochemical Materials Research Department and other experts from ZSW, HIU and other Ulm institutes
  • Introduction of the Dutch Delegation
  • Networking with coffee and Swabian snacks
  • Tour of eLaB (battery testing) and research pilot for cell production facilities


Bus transfer to Ellwangen


Visit to VARTA AG
Location: VARTA-Platz 1, 73479 Ellwangen

  • Light lunch & welcome
  • Introduction to VARTA by CTO Rainer Hald
  • Introduction of the Dutch Delegation
  • Tour to automated production facility
  • Discussion with VARTA R&D experts


Bus transfer to Stuttgart


Arrival at Hotel and Free Evening       

Location: Hampton by Hilton Stuttgart City Centre, Wolframstrasse 27, 70191 Stuttgart

Day 2 – Thursday 13 October

8:30Bus Departure from Hotel

Location: Hampton by Hilton Stuttgart City Centre, Wolframstrasse 27, 70191 Stuttgart


Meet the Dutch! Dutch-German Battery Matchmaking Event
Location: Impact Hub Stuttgart, Quellenstraße 7a, 70376 Stuttgart

Moderation: Nina Lehfer, Head of Internationalisation, Baden-Württemberg International

9:00 Registration

9:15 Welcome & Introduction

  • Welcome by Albrecht Kruse, Honorary Consul of the Netherlands in Stuttgart
  • Introduction to Baden-Württemberg, Heike Passauer, eMobil BW
  • Introduction to the Dutch delegation, Prof. Dr. Moniek Tromp, University Groningen
  • Battery Research in Baden-Württemberg, Dennis Kopljar, Head of Battery Technology Group, German Aerospace Center - Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics Electrochemical Energy Technology (DLR)
  • The Dutch Circular Battery Cluster, Gerard Koning, Battery Competence Center NL

10:15 Coffee break

10:30 Company Pitches ffrom BW & NL

  • Coperion GmbH, Martin Doll, Business Segment Manager Chemical Applications
  •  E-Magy, Lukas Malinowski, Silicon Anode - Senior Business Development Manager
  • Comemso electronics GmbH, Anita Athanasas, Head of Sales/Product Manager
  • Kalpana Systems, Diederick Spee, CEO
  • Festo SE & Co. KG, Jochen Luik, Industry Segment Manager

11:30 Networking lunch

13:00Transfer to Karlsruhe


Visit to Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Location: KIT, Karlsruhe


Bus transfer to Aachen

Quiz & Food on the road

22:00Arrival in Aachen
Location: Mercure Hotel Aachen Am Dom, Peterstrasse 1, 52062 Aachen

Day 3 – Friday 14 October


Bus transfer from hotel to RWTH Aachen
Location: Mercure Hotel Aachen Am Dom, Peterstrasse 1, 52062 Aachen


NL-NRW Battery workshop, RWTH Aachen
Location: RWTH Aachen, Center for Ageing, Reliability and Lifetime Prediction of Electrochemical and Power Electronic Systems (CARL), Campus-Boulevard 89, 52074 Aachen, Germany

Moderator: Sebastian Zurmühlen, RWTH Aachen

8:30 Registration

9:00 Welcome & Introduction

  • Introduction to Battery Research at RWTH Aachen, Prof. Dr. Dirk Uwe Sauer, Chair for Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage Systems, RWTH Aachen University
  • Introduction to the Dutch delegation, Prof. Dr. Moniek Tromp, University Groningen
  • Batteries in NRW, Christian Borm, NRW.Energy4Climate 

9:45 Coffee break

10:00   NRW & NL ecosystem pitches

  • BatterieIngenieure GmbH,  Dominik Schulte, Managing Partner  
  • Accure GmbH, Kai-Philipp Kairies, CEO & Co-Founder
  • SparkNano, Paul Poodt, CTO
  • ConAC GmbH, Fabian Schmitt, Managing Director

11:00   Lunch & networking


Bus transfer to Münster


Visit to MEET Battery Research Center
Location: MEET Hall (2nd floor), Corrensstr.46, 48149 Münster 

  • Welcome, Prof. Dr Martin Winter, Founder and Scientific Director of the Münster Electrochemical Energy Technology (MEET) Battery Research Center Introduction NL Delegation, Prof. Dr Moniek Tromp
  • A Strong Cross-border Partnership, Prof. Dr Johannes Wessels, Rector, University of Münster
  • Fraunhofer Research Institution for Battery Cell Production FFB, Prof. Dr Simon Lux, Managing Director FFB
  • Battery Research Along the Entire Value Cycle of Batteries, Prof. Dr Martin Winter, MEET
  • Lab Tour in Two Groups
  • Group Picture in front of MEET Building

17:15Bus Transfer to Münster train station
Location: Münster (Westf) Hauptbahnhof, Berliner Platz 25, 48143 Münster


End and travel to Netherlands

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Netherlands 30
Germany 29
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