Electrification of the transport system and the deployment of renewable energy sources will lead to economic benefits, including a reduced  dependency on imported oil and a more stable electricity supply.
Innovations and new knowledge generated from EU research will increase the competitiveness of the European industry and strengthen its position in the rapidly expanding global battery market — creating jobs and growth while improving the well-being of European citizens through a better quality of life and health benefits.
This report addresses the three main policy challenges in the field of battery research:
- the transformation towards low-emission transport;
- the production and storage of electricity from renewable energy sources;
- the establishment of a sustainable and efficient value chain for batteries.