Batteries: Powering a Sustainable Future (Circular Industries Talks)

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Van Steenis (Room E002A), Einsteinweg 2, Leiden

The Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for Sustainability is inviting you to the second live Circular Industries on the 31th of May from 13.00-16.30. Please join for a live extended talk where we will be joined by four speakers from academia and practice who will share their expertise on the sustainable future of batteries.


  • 13.00-13.10: Opening by René Kleijn (LDE Centre for Sustainability)
  • 13.10- 13.40: Speaker 1 (TBA)
  • 13.40-14.10: How Cylib realizes circular economy in the mobility sector - Maurice Buschmann (Process Engineer at Cylib)
  • 14.10-14.30: Coffee break
  • 14.30 -15.00: A vision for a Sustainable Battery Value Chain in 2030 - Lukas Torscht (senior consultant McKinsey & Company)
  • 15.00-15.30: Future material demand for automotive Li-based batteries & EV batteries for short-term storage of renewable energy  - Chengjian Xu (Leiden University)
  • 15.30-16:00: Drinks

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The Circular Industries talks

The goal of the Circular Industries talks is to share knowledge across Leiden, Delft and Erasmus and to complement and deepen the knowledge already available within the Circular Industries Hub. The talks are organized on Wednesday mornings from 10:00 to 11:00. The talks are online (Microsoft Teams).  More about the Circular Industries Talks