"Let's talk Greenovation" – 2nd life applications in the energy system of tomorrow

With around 80 guests, the foodlab in Hamburg's HafenCity was well filled at the beginning of May 2023. The foundation's talk evening "Let's talk Greenovation" went into its second round, this time six experts exchanged views on the topic of 2nd-life applications, energy transition, batteries as electricity storage and associated funding projects.

05/01/2023 Reading Time: 1 min

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Among the invited experts were Prodip Chatterjee, co-founder of Nunam, a non-profit start-up that deals with the use of 2nd-life batteries, Torsten Schreiber, founder and CEO of Africa Greentec and Alexander Kupfer, expert for sustainable product concepts at AUDI AG. On the scientific side, our guests were Prof. Dr. Hans Schäfers, Acting Director CC4E Hamburg and Prof. Dr. Maximilian Fichtner, Director Helmholtz Institute Ulm. The evening was opened after the welcome by Dr. Rüdiger Recknagel with scientific impulses by Hans Schäfer. Subsequently, the discussions on the energy transition and the role of batteries started, followed by the presentation of 2nd-life projects with social impact in India and Africa.

A successful evening thanks to the open and diverse exchange, which clearly made us want to repeat the evening. We look forward to the next round!

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