What is the ReLieVe project (Recycling Li-ion batteries for Electric Vehicle)?

Eramet, BASF and SUEZ partner to develop an innovative closed-loop process for the recycling of lithium-ion batteries, responding to the strong growth of the market in the coming years.

  • The battery recycling project ReLieVe, led by Eramet, with BASF and SUEZ, has been selected by the European Union (EU)
  • €4.7 million will be committed by the EU and the three members to develop the process and to structure a well-integrated recycling industry
  • Growing market for electric vehicles will create a massive recycling need
  • Chimie ParisTech and Norwegian University of Science and Technology will provide academic support