News and Events

12.3.2019 | Würzburg

Kick-Off Meeting

  • Preparation of eLi AISBL
  • Coordination of positions
  • Discussion on first activities

21.5.2019 | Lyon

eLi Presentation at
Task 40 of International Energy Agency HEV TCP “Critical Raw Materials for Electric Vehicles”

13.6. - 14.6.2019 | Milan

eLi Presentation at
Batteries Europe
Workshop on Raw
Materials and Recycling

1.7. - 2.7.2019 | Würzburg

General Meeting

  • Final coordination of eLi AISBL
  • Update on platform activities and next steps
  • Presentation of flyers, press releases and website

2.7.2019 | Würzburg

Kick-Off Meeting ECOS

Together with the Finnish Minerals Group and supported by an industry inquiry, eLi will create a study on the environmental and social footprint of e-mobility. The document will be the baseline for the R&D strategy of the European Lithium Institute.

30.9.2019 | Brussels

Strategy Workshop

  • Definition of main focus areas
  • Alignement to battery networks
  • Benefits for industrial partners

15. - 16.10.2019 | Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy

eLi Short Courses

  • International lecturers from Australia, Canada, Finland and France
  • More than 70 participants, including Master and PhD students 
  • Topics ranging from geology and exploration to battery metals production 

5.2.2020 | Brussels

Official Founding Event of the European Lithium Institute at the Notary Olivier Palsterman

30.6.2020 | Brussels

Registration as AISBL

By royal decree eLi received its official status as a non-profit association according to Belgian law

29.7.2020 | Würzburg

Kick-Off Meeting

Development of a semantic database, sourcing all strategic relevant information concerning lithium resources, life cycle analyses as well as processing and application technologies

18. - 19.11.2020 | web-based

2nd eLi Short Courses

  • Topic: “Circular economy and sustainable materials for Li-battery”
  • More than 90 participants, including Master and PhD students

20.11.2020 | Press Release

New Approach to Sustainable Lithium