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The RS2E nominated for the 2020 INPI Trophies

The French initiative on electrochemical energy storage is proud to be a finalist of the 2020 INPI Trophies in the research category.

A winning synergy for an ERC grant

A transdisciplinary collaboration between the research teams of Prof. Markus Antonietti and Prof. Patrice Simon obtained a prestigious ERC (European Research Council) grant.

Jean-Marie Tarascon, Balzan Prize winner 2020

[In French] Jean-Marie Tarascon est le lauréat du prix Balzan 2020 dans le domaine des défis environnementaux : science des matériaux pour les énergies renouvelables. Ce prix lui est attribué « pour ses contributions...

[Press release] In situ optical fibers and sensors for smart and more efficient batteries

As people become more mobile in the 21st century, batteries are essential for a wide range of applications (portable devices, renewable energy storage, electric mobility…) that have become the heart of our interconnected...

Original use of a characterization method to directly follow the growth of dendrites

Li-ion batteries are more and more numerous in our daily life. After portable devices, such as smartphones or laptops, they are now used in electric cars. Researchers are constantly trying to optimize this technology. Today...

Na-ion batteries can make good use of the anionic redox

While the European Union is strengthening its environmental criteria for the production and the commercialization of batteries in its territory, researchers are encouraged to develop alternatives to Li-ion batteries that are...

Aqueous electrolysers have to innovate in their architecture

The chemical industry is a major CO2 emitter. As our societies must cope with the consequences of climate change, it is more important than ever to strongly decarbonize this industry. Hydrogen is a reagent commonly used to...

Patrice Simon enters the Académie des sciences

The prestigious institution has elected “academician for life” Patrice Simon, deputy director of RS2E. In 2020, 18 new members will join the Académie des sciences, a venerable institution founded in 1666 by Colbert, one of...

Patrice Simon, laureate of the Pierre Süe Grand Prix

The deputy director of RS2E was awarded for his internationally recognized works. Patrice Simon, RS2E deputy director and professor in material science at University Toulouse III – Paul Sabatier obtained the Pierre Süe Grand...

At the head of the RS2E, highly cited researchers

Jean-Marie Tarascon and Patrice Simon are among the most cited researchers in the world. Web of Science published its Highly Cited Researchers 2019 ranking. This year, the RS2E is proud that Jean-Marie Tarascon and Patrice...

BATTERY 2030+ is still ongoing

The Pan-European project BATTERY 2030+ organized between May 25 and May 26 a scientific web conference on the European perspectives on batteries of the future. The goal of the conference was to discuss the latest researches...

From France to Japan, batteries at the hearth of research

February 12th, 2019, the RS2E welcomed a Japanese delegation from the Japan Science and Technology Agency to discuss about the future of battery researches. Energy storage is a worldwide challenge, which concerns France and...