Lithium-ion batteries are a key technology for e-mobility.


The HiQ-CARB project team has set itself the goal of developing more sustainable carbon black additives for lithium-ion batteries.

Supported by EIT RawMaterials

Upscaling in progress!

By the end of 2021, a major upscaling success has already been achieved: the Carbon Nano Tube synthesis has been improved and brought to batch size > 1 t. And wet-beaded acetylene black production was also ramped up to a batch size of > 80 t. A great success in...

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Stepstone for sustainable batteries – greener carbons

Lithium-ion batteries require in addition to lithium ions a number of sophisticated functional materials for their performance. Some of them sound rather unspectacular: conductive additives. In fact, conductive additives like carbon black or carbon nanotubes are a...

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Project Kick-off

The official kick-off meeting of the HiQ-CARB project took place on March 12 as an online event. The meeting was attended by 20 project partners and representatives of the EIT RawMaterials. The expert meeting provided a platform for an intensive exchange of knowledge...

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