Faraday Battery Challenge - Battery Manufacturing Training Initiative Competition Briefing Event
Watch our recording to find out more about the Faraday Battery Challenge Battery Manufacturing Training Initiative competition, including how to apply.
Recording and slides now available
About the competition
UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £2 million as part of the Faraday Battery Challenge Battery Manufacturing Training Initiative competition.
About the event
Being run in 2 stages, this event focuses on phase 1: expression of interest (EOI). Successful applicants at this stage will be invited to submit a full proposal during phase 2.
Proposals must seek to establish at least one training initiative for battery manufacturing as the competition aims to:
- support regional battery manufacturing industry workforce requirements
- develop innovative approaches to battery workforce development
- catalyse investment in battery workforce development
- develop a battery industry workforce of the right quality and quantity in the UK
- develop innovative approaches to outreach which will attract diverse talent to careers in the battery industry.
The competition focuses on delivering the vocational or technical training infrastructure requirements to train the regional battery manufacturing workforce. This includes areas such as:
- electrode manufacture
- cell assembly
- formation, aging and testing
- module and pack assembly
Who should watch this recording?
Any UK registered organisations that require training for a battery manufacturing workforce.
Any organisations currently working to address the electrification skills gaps, including:
- businesses of any size
- further education colleges
- not for profit organisations
- research and technology organisations (RTOs)
- training providers
Battery manufacturing training initiative: expression of interest
Opens: 07/03/2023 Closes: 04/04/2023
UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £2 million to establish at least one training initiative for battery manufacturing. This funding is from the Faraday Battery Challenge. This is a phase 1 EoI of a potential 2 phase competition.