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Battery Storage Systems

Battery Storage Systems

Build your future road map. Lead innovation in a world of opportunities.

Battery Storage Systems

17/09/2020 to 18/09/2020
Online & Genk, Belgium
Duration: 2 days
2 000 €

Battery storage solutions are disrupting the energy industry. Unstoppable innovation is transforming the energy space today and is set to carve out new, unlimited opportunities in the decades to come. We are at a critical inflection point in the global energy transition. Staying ahead of the curve and securing the future for you and your organisation means building a rock-solid understanding of these emerging technologies. And determining the opportunities they represent.

This course has been designed to give you the knowledge, the mastery, the commercial and economic insights and the deep-rooted confidence to navigate disruption. And lead innovation in your organisation. Integrating online teaching and a hands-on practical workshop led by experts in the field, Battery Storage Systems is delivered by EIT InnoEnergy, one of Europe’s foremost authorities in sustainable energy and energy storage, and our industry partners. The course empowers you to:

  • Understand the very latest developments in battery storage and leading-edge solutions shaping this space
  • Distinguish between different technologies
  • Appreciate the opportunities and risks for your organisation in adoption
  • Identify the chief criteria to consider in choosing the right solution 
  • Lead change within your business and secure a future roadmap for sustained competitive edge
  • Gain a professional certificate upon successful completion of the course.

What will you learn?

The course immerses you in the current and future trends shaping the energy storage market. You explore the next-generation and potential future technologies and the innovative solutions that pioneering organisations around the world are starting to adopt. You analyse the business relevance and applications of these technologies, and look into business model examples that will position you and your organisation ahead of your competition.

Through the online preparatory course and your workshop in Genk, Belgium, you will explore:

  • The global energy and battery storage market: megatrends and game-changing innovations
  • Battery storage applications: what are the opportunities, the risks and what to consider in making your selection
  • How a battery is made: material selection, price effects and concerns
  • Coin cell making
  • Efficiency and power conversion in battery applications
  • Battery management systems and battery testing
  • Making a compelling business case for energy storage

How will you learn?

Your learning happens in two phases both online and face-to-face with fellow participants, faculty and industry experts.

Join from wherever you happen to be and build rock-solid understanding at your own pace via video lectures and peer-review with a preparatory online course hosted on our professional learning platform.

Then meet faculty, experts and peers at an immersive, experiential workshop hosted by EnergyVille in Genk where you will share perspectives, bring your learning together and enjoy hands-on sessions and laboratory time led by industry experts. You will also have an opportunity to prepare to think about your own future action plan.

Industry experts from market leaders such as VITO and Entras bring privileged, real-world insight into the market, applications, solutions and business cases. Renowned academics from KU Leuven and UHasselt, two of Europe’s leading research universities, guide your big-picture learning, from the conceptual through to the practical.

Who are the experts?

Johan Driesen

KU Leuven & EnergyVille
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Momo Safari

Associate Professor
University of Hasselt 
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Jeroen Tant

Postdoctoral Researcher
KU Leuven and EnergyVille 
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Jolien Despieghel

PhD Researcher
KU Leuven and EnergyVille 
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Jeroen Buscher

Product Manager
VITO and EnergyVille 
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Frank Alaerts

Managing Partner
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Thomas Vranken

Chemical Engineer & Researcher
Hasselt University 
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Grietus Mulder

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Hasselt University 

Is it right for you?

This blended course has been specifically designed for professionals who work within the energy ecosystem. Participants come from many different countries and represent a broad diversity of sectors, from engineering to energy and management consultancy, mobility, finance and utilities. 

Typical participants include:

  • Energy engineers, analysts and strategists
  • Business analysts
  • Investors
  • Management consultant
  • Entrepreneur
  • Quality engineers and technical managers

Why enrol today?

You emerge with a comprehensive understanding of battery storage systems, enriched with theoretical frameworks and real-life applications. And you will receive a certificate with a LinkedIn integrated URL that verifies your achievement.

"I think the work that EIT InnoEnergy does both in the European Battery Alliance but also the events we have today for training is very important. The industry needs are highlighted, real-world examples are shared and knowledge expanded."

Erik Svedlund
Global marketing manager - Electrification
Epiroc Rock Drills AB


Battery Storage Systems

17/09/2020 to 18/09/2020
Online & Genk, Belgium
Duration: 2 days

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