ZSW is an internationally leading institute in the field of battery research. As an independent research institute we have enjoyed 30 years of collaboration with key players from industry. Our cooperation partners come from the speciality chemicals sector, automotive industry and their suppliers, the energy industry and many other sectors. Our ability to understand industry needs, coupled with comprehensive expertise ranging from materials knowledge to application-specific system solutions are among our distinguishing features. At the same time we work as part of a broad network of university and non-university research facilities, so that we are best prepared for the technologies of future generations.