- Britishvolt has entered into an MoU with Durham, Newcastle and Northumbria Universities to supply guidance in instruction and R&D.
“We are delighted to enter into this partnership with 3 of the North East’s foremost universities, assisting us to discover collaborative R&D possibilities searching at long run technologies advancement and support in developing out the expected competencies needed to more the UK’s battery market,” reported Britishvolt CTO, Allan Paterson.
“Alongside the universities we are hoping to inspire the following technology of researchers and engineers by familiarising by themselves with battery technologies and the Britishvolt project.”
For his section, Newcastle College vice-chancellor and president, Chris Working day, extra: “Newcastle College carries out internationally foremost battery study in everything from elementary material science, via battery recycling and safety, to energy units integration.
“This vital study into energy storage is pivotal for conference the country’s net-zero commitments and I’m delighted with these strengths in science and study we’re functioning with Britishvolt to ensure they can entry the competencies expected to make the UK’s initial battery gigaplant right here in the North East.”
Britishvolt suggests it stays on observe to commence building of its gigaplant, located in Northumberland, afterwards this year, with production of battery cells owing to commence in Q4, 2023.