Cross-Sector Battery Showcase – Advancing Innovation Across Industries

26 March, 2024 9:00 am

About the event

The Cross-Sector Battery Systems Innovation Network, a community co-funded by Innovate UK and the Faraday Battery Challenge, is holding an in-person industry showcase on 26 March 2024 in Leicester to link the battery supply chain with a broad set of end-use sectors.

Why should you attend?

This event aims to bring together representatives of the whole battery supply chain together with a diverse range of cross-sector markets (aerospace, automotive, defence, maritime and rail).

By attending this event you will get an opportunity to:

  • Hear the latest updates for batteries on these diverse markets through a series of engaging panel discussions.
  • Network with representatives of the battery industry as well as end-use sectors.
  • Participate in the ‘Meet the Battery Innovator’ session.
  • Explore projects and products from various battery markets.
  • Join the Cross-Sector Battery Systems Landscape Map and discover the 500+ organisations across the UK involved in various stages of the battery supply chain.

The organisers strongly encourage representatives from the following sectors to attend:

  • Anywhere within the battery supply chain technology.
  • Those working in an end-use sector moving towards electrification.
  • Anyone that is keen to grow their network and partner up with another UK battery organisation.
  • Investors looking for innovative battery businesses.
  • Researchers.
  • Government & Public Sector stakeholders.


  • 09.00: Registration & Coffee
  • 10.00: Welcome & Housekeeping (IUK KTN)
  • 10.10: Opening Remarks
  • 10.20: Introduction to the CSBS IN
  • 10.40: How will Electrification Support Future Flight? Hosted by ATI’s Mark Scully, Head of Technology – Advanced Systems and Propulsion
  • 11.10: Managing Competing Requirements in Electrification of Defence
  • 11.40: Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit
  • 12.00: Balancing Battery Performance with Vessel Performance, Design and Safety in the Maritime Sector
  • 12.30: Innovation in Rail Infrastructure for the Deployment of Electric Trains
  • 13.00: Next Steps
  • 13.15: Lunch Break & Exhibition Visit
  • 14.15: Meet the Innovator – Networking Session
  • 16.00: Close

In person


26 March, 2024 9:00 am


26 March, 2024 4:00 pm

The Organiser

Cross-Sector Battery Systems Innovation Network


Mark Scully