pioneers across the battery Tech supply chain

12th October 2021 Silverstone Circuit, The Wing, NN12 8TL 


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The Event

The Battery Tech Expo brings together hundreds of industry professionals, showcasing the latest technologies and innovations in the field alongwith a speaker agenda of high value informative presentations. 
Currently scheduled to be hosted at Silverstone, 12th  October 2021. 

Exhibit | Drive Sales

The battery supply chain will be showcasing the latest developments and innovations from battery management systems, manufacturing, advanced materials through to design, safety and second life. For more information contact: 

Network with Leads 

Heads of R&D
Business Development Directors & Chief Engineers
Battery Scientists/ Engineers
Materials Engineers
Heads of Engineering
EV / Charging Engineers
Mechanical/ Electrical/ Modelling Engineers/ Scientists

Speaker Agenda

Listen to industry leading speakers present on the latest technologies from management systems, modelling, materials through to manufacturing and performance.

Current agenda – 12th October 2021

09:10 – 09:25

BMZ Group 

Lukas Gazda, Business Development Director UK & Scandinavia

BMZ batteries in the sustainable world

BMZ Group is a global player in the production of lithium-ion system solutions. 

09:30 – 09:50

ZES ZIMMER Electronic Systems GmbH

Andreas Alexandrou,
Sales and Application Engineer

Measurements on Electric Drive Systems

 ZES ZIMMER Electronic Systems GmbH is
the sole high-tech company world-wide
exclusively dedicated to high-precision
power analysis. For more than three
decades, power analyzers have been
devised, developed, manufactured and
sold to customers around the globe from
ZES ZIMMER’s corporate headquarter in
Oberursel (Frankfurt)/Germany.

09:55- 10:15

Innovate UK, Technology Strategy Board

Jacqui Murray, Deputy Challenge Director – Faraday Battery Challenge

Why Batteries are coming and how to get involved?

10:20 – 10:40


Tony Wells, Managing Director 

Constructing lithium-ion battery manufacturing facilities using an offsite modular and zero carbon approach


Delta Motorsport

Nick Carpenter, Engineering Director

The Challenges of Engineering and Integrating High-power Battery Systems

 Delta has three main development streams; battery systems, its catalytic generator and platform master control. Each is approached with the same robust but lightweight methodology, honed through decades spent in the high-pressure motorsport sector.

11:10 – 11:30

Frazer Nash Consultancy

Thomas Bransden, Senior Engineer

With over 800 employees, Frazer-Nash works from a network of eleven UK and four Australian locations. Our consultants apply their know-how to develop, enhance and protect our clients’ critical assets, systems and processes..

11:35 – 11:55

3M,  Automotive Electrification

Jeff Kapp, Project Manager

“The Challenge of Charge”
Exploring how 3M Technologies can enable an optimised battery pack, through design, safety and manufacturing efficiencies.

3M is a science-based company –  innovation improving every life.

12:00 – 12:20

Advanced Propulsion Centre

Dan Bunting, Head of Business Development

Supporting Innovation in the Automotive Industry

Our job is to ensure that the UK remains competitive in the research, development and production of low carbon propulsion technologies.

13:15 – 13:35

Universal Science, Materials Director

James Stratford, Technical Director 

Considerations when selecting Vehicle Battery Construction and Protection materials

Universal Science has an established history in two defined areas of operation; thermal management in electronic assemblies and LED lighting. Our over a decade long knowledge and understanding of both industries has enabled us to become the global organisation we are today..

13:40 – 14:00


Khalid Khan, Business Development Manager

The use and development of Lithium batteries in emerging markets and extreme environments.

Khalid has extensive experience within the battery industry, an area in which he has worked for the last 9 years, covering a range of battery chemistries. Khalid is currently focused on the introduction and development of battery technologies into harsh and critical.

14:05 – 14:25


Dr. Royston Jones, Managing Director

Optimising Battery Performance at the Cell, Module & Pack Levels

ltair is a leading provider of enterprise-class engineering software enabling innovation, reduced development times, and lower costs through the entire product lifecycle from concept design to in-service operation.

14:30 – 14:50

HIllstone Loadbanks

Paul Smethurst, CEO

Pioneering Battery Maintenance 4.0

Creating a not for profit battery foundation is an exciting STEM project with origins taken from 120 years of experience from the industrial battery industry sector.

The obvious synergies between traditional and new evolving battery technologies allows this presentation at Battery Tech Expo to announces how The Battery Maintenance 4.0 Foundation can deliver training, research and support into Battery Electric Vehicles

14:55 – 15:15

Ilika – Solid State Batteries for the Connected World

Denis Pasero, Product Commercialisation Manager

Everything you need to know about Solid State Batteries!

Ilika has an established platform for the rapid development of solid state materials and composites such as those required in solid state batteries. Ilika is building upon its success of manufacturing micro solid state Stereax® batteries for IoT to develop a manufacturing process for large format solid state cells on a pre-pilot scale. This talk will also present the progress of several development programs supported by the Faraday Battery Challenge..

15:20 – 15:40

Brill Power

Christophe Birkl, CEO & Co Founder

Brains for Batteries

Christoph Birkl is the CEO and co-founder of Brill Power, based in Oxford, UK. Christoph gained more than five years of experience in energy technology research in his PhD and postdoc position at Oxford University, where he developed novel methods to detect and predict degradation in lithium-ion batteries. He is a lifetime member of the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Enterprise Hub and has been leading Brill Power as CEO since 2016

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