Description of the partner

Established in 1987, the Toyota Technical Centre in Zaventem (BE) is home to ME’s Research & Development (R&D) division counting around 20 members doing leading-edge research in Europe for the Toyota group in the field of batteries, fuel cells, catalysts, solar cells, materials modelling and advanced analysis.

Besides its in-house activity (mostly related to battery and fuel cell evaluation), TME has several R&D projects with European universities and research institutes related to the different technologies enumerated above.

Role in the project

TME is leading Work Package 2 dedicated to (i) collect, align the technical requirements from end users and set define the KPIs and technical targets for small and large cells (ii) provide eco-design guidelines to mitigate the main environmental impacts that occur during the life cycle; (iii) specify criteria and protocols for testing small and large 10 Ah cells.