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Ethylene Carbonate Free Electrolyte Extends Lifespan of High-Voltage Batteries

Researchers from Helmholtz Institute Münster and MEET Battery Research Center determine extended lifespan of lithium-ion batteries in the high-voltage range when ethylene carbonate is excluded.

Henry und Atif

"It’s a lot about collaboration"

They are among the first ones to join the International Graduate School BACCARA: Henry Woolley and Atif Javed in an interview.

Girls Day

Inspire Female School Students for Battery Research

Digital Girls' Day 2021 at Helmholtz Institute Münster and MEET Battery Research Center

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“Slovenian Academy of Engineering”

Prof. Martin Winter was Elected as a Corresponding Member. The Platform Connects Experts from Science and Industry.


The Helmholtz Institute Münster (HI MS) with the official designation “Ionics in Energy Storage” (IEK-12) was founded by the German research centre Forschungszentrum Jülich, the University of Münster (WWU), and RWTH Aachen University in 2014. It is a sub-institute of the Institute of Energy and Climate Research (IEK) at Forschungszentrum Jülich.

The international and interdisciplinary team of HI MS explores new battery technologies based on innovative electrolytes.More

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