Umicore AG & Co. KG



Umicore is the circular materials technology company. It focuses on application areas where its expertise in materials science, chemistry and metallurgy makes a real difference. Its activities are organized in three business groups: Catalysis, Energy & Surface Technologies and Recycling. Each business group is divided into market-focused business units offering materials and solutions that are at the cutting edge of new technological developments and essential to everyday life. Umicore generates the majority of its revenues and dedicates most of its R&D efforts to clean mobility materials and recycling. Umicore’s overriding goal of sustainable value creation is based on an ambition to develop, produce and recycle materials in a way that fulfils its mission: materials for a better life.

Umicore Rechargeable Battery Materials is a world leader in the production of cathode materials for Li-ion rechargeable batteries. Our closed-loop approach allows us to offer innovative technical solutions and unique services – from raw material sourcing, through precursor and cathode material production, on to end-of-life battery recycling.

Role and Key Contribution to the Project

Umicore will provide the cathode active material to the project. Within the project, the cathode active material will be stepwise adopted to the requirements by the dry extrusion process.