ZSW's range of expertise covers the entire battery and fuel cell value chain: from modelling and simulation of electrochemical processes, synthesis and characterisation of active materials, to optimisation of components, technologies related to high volume production right up to prototype demonstration. Test facilities equipped to the latest standards enable comprehensive testing, assessment and qualification of components and
systems in terms of performance, durability and safety. As an independent research institute we have enjoyed 25 years of collaboration with key players from industry and research through relationships which have been based onmutual confidence. Among many other sectors, our cooperation partners come from the specialty chemicals, automotive OEMs and their suppliers as well as from the energy sector. Our ability to understand industry needs, coupled with comprehensive expertise ranging from materials knowledge to application-specific system solutions.