Faradion Limited, University of Birmingham, Croda, Jaguar Land Rover, Talga Technologies Ltd, WMG
Total project costs: £2,032,490
Grant contribution: £1,506,223
Mar 2018 – Feb 2021
The aim of the NATIVE project is to develop and demonstrate a 12 V Na-ion battery for SLI (sound, lighting, and ignition) application which would serve as a replacement to the currently used Pb-acid battery in the automotive sector. The project is being led by Faradion Limited, and the University of Birmingham is a key partner on the project investigating electrolytes and test methods. Other partners include Croda, Jaguar and Land Rover, Talga Technologies Ltd, and WMG.