UNSW and Fraunhofer ICT sign MoU for storage research
Post date: 12/02/2018 - 19:24
The University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney and Europe’s research institution, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft for its Institute for Chemical Technology (Fraunhofer ICT), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish »The German-Australian Centre for Electrochemical Technologies for the Storage of Renewable Energy« in Sydney. The agreement, valued at approximately $2 million over five years, will enable the University and Fraunhofer ICT to work together on research work focusing on electrochemical energy storage systems for renewable energy, as well as establishing a joint research presence in Australia. The agreement was signed by Fraunhofer’s Head Multinational Networking, Eckart Bierdümpel and UNSW’s Dean of Engineering, Mark Hoffman, at UNSW Sydney.