The accompanying research team supports the built-up of the European battery production industry on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action and strives to maximize the impact of the battery IPCEIs.


Together with its partners, the accompanying research team promotes the establishment of battery cell production in Germany and Europe by connecting the funded projects with actors of this ecosystem, supporting political decision-making processes and moderating the stakeholder dialogue.

The team provides analytics, dissemination, networking and further accompanying activities for the funded projects of the IPCEI on battery cell production, “European Battery Innovation”.


The team consists of more than 30 experts from VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH, TÜV Rheinland Consulting and Technical University Berlin.

What the accompanying research team offers to support the ecosystem

Knowledge transfer

  • Information
  • Publications
  • Discussions
  • Events

Community building

  • Networks
  • Social media
  • Data analytics
  • Match making

Stakeholder dialogue

  • Interviews
  • Working Groups
  • Workshops
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Battery Insights:

Dr. Stefan Wolf, Project Management Accompanying Research, gives an insight into the accompanying research on battery cell production on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action.

Information & Knowledge Transfer


Project Management Accompanying Research
IPCEI European Battery Innovation
VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH
Steinplatz 1
10623 Berlin