MEET - Where science meets industry

Münster Electrochemical Energy Technology (MEET) is the battery research center at Münster University. It comprises an international team of around 150 scientists who are working on the research and development of innovative electrochemical energy storage devices with high energy density, longer durability and maximum safety. The aim is to improve batteries for use in electric cars and stationary energy storage systems – at the lowest possible cost. MEET thus strives to further enhance the competitiveness of its partners in battery research – in particular on lithium-ion technology – both regionally and nationally.


Looking to the future

Experts at MEET Akademie No. 7

In Silicon Valley Elon Musk, founder of Tesla, is setting up the world’s largest battery factory – based on the lithium-ion technology. Ist hat still state-of-the-art? Or is Elon Musk already old-fashioned? These and other questions over 60 participants dealt with at the 7th MEET Akademie.

Boosting research with lab4you

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Carola Schultz, Ph.D. student at the MEET battery research center of the University of Münster was one of the two successful candidates, that Shimadzu, one of the world’s largest provider of analytical instrumentation, chose for their prestigious lab4you student program. This offered her the great opportunity to gain insight into the working world and above all to perform her research in the comprehensive Laboratory World of Shimadzu Europe in Duisburg. more

An ideal complement

Zusammenarbeit VDE und MEET

The VDE Institute in Offenbach (Hessen) and the MEET battery research center at Münster University will cooperate in the field of battery research. Representatives of both institutions signed a "Memorandum of Understanding”.

Two Ministerial Visits at Hannover Messe

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In hall 2, at the joint booth of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), the MEET Battery Research Center of Muenster University was one of the major exhibitors. Just as fair visitors from academia and industry also the Ministry of Science of NRW Svenja Schulze and the Ministry of Economics of NRW Garrelt Duin seized the opportunity to gain insight into the research and development activities of MEET. more

Speicherung von Energie ist zentrale Herausforderung der Zukunft / Batterietag NRW 2016 in Münster

Batterietagung 2016

„Die Speicherung von elektrischer Energie ist eine zwingende Voraussetzung zum Gelingen der Energiewende“, erklärte NRW-Wissenschaftsministerin Schulze als Schirmherrin anlässlich des 7. Batterietags NRW. Rund 200 Gäste aus dem Energiebereich tagen heute (25.04.) im Congress Centrum Halle Münsterland. Die Ministerin betonte vorab, dass insbesondere in der Stromversorgung entscheidende Veränderungen eintreten werden. „In Zukunft erfolgt die Stromerzeugung zum weit überwiegenden Teil durch Erneuerbare Energien, und das dezentral“, so Schulze.