Battery Japan Keynote Session

BJ-K Impacts of the Development of Next-generation Batteries and Wider Adoption of EVs
Feb. 28 (Thu) 10:30 - 12:00
コースリーダー: Course Leader:  Tetsuya Osaka, Waseda University Tetsuya Osaka, Waseda University
サブコースリーダー: Sub Course Leader:  Hironori Kobayashi, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) Hironori Kobayashi, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

Germany's Battery Research Strategy

The development of the value chain from materials to cells, including cell chemistry, battery packs and battery systems, requires many different skills in the individual disciplines, such as chemistry, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering. Since 2008, these specific skills have been rebuilt and strengthened in Germany. While examining Germany's strategy and goals with respect to battery technologies, the presentation will describe current funding initiatives and portray selected project findings.
Federal Ministry of Education and Research Research for Digitalization and Innovation, Deputy Director General, Herbert Zeisel Herbert Zeisel Deputy Director General, Research for Digitalization and Innovation, Federal Ministry of Education and Research
講演者プロフィールSpeaker Profile
Dr. Zeisel graduated as Dipl.-Ing. in Chemical-Engineering at the "Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen" (FAU) and received his PhD working at the "Institute of Fluid Mechanics" (1999). After that he Joint the "Federal Ministry for Research and Technology" (BMFT, Bonn) as a Research Manager. Starting in 1994 Dr. Zeisel became Head of Unit and served in different areas (Microelectronics, Advanced Software Development, IT-Services and Internet Technologies). From 2010 on Dr. Zeisel was responsible for "Nanotechnology and New Materials". From there on he was heavily involved in the Battery Research Program of Germany. Currently Dr. Zeisel acts as Director "Research for digital Transformation" and Deputy Director General at the Federal Ministry of Education and Research in Germany (BMBF) and is responsible for the Battery Research.

The Future Direction of the Electrified Vehicle

The automotive vehicle has entered the era of the one-time change in 100 years by Electrification/IT/Connectivity. Toyota has been developing and expanding HEV technology as one of its core technologies, usable in all electrified vehicles like PHEV/FCEV/BEV to promote the spread of electrified vehicle. Toyota achieved the 12 million accumulated HEV sales milestone in 2018. Now there is a need to act continuously further in the direction of higher electrified vehicles like PHEV, BEV. In this lecture, I will introduce the development status of next generation's electrified vehicle and approach to emerging issues.
Toyota Motor Corp. EHV Battery Design Div., General Manager, Eiji Sato Eiji Sato General Manager, EHV Battery Design Div., Toyota Motor Corp.

* Please note that the speaker has changed as above. (As of Jan. 21st)


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