This is the list of IEA HEV TCP countries participating in CRM4EV together with the national association they have nominated as their representative in Task40. Japan is represented by JOGMEC and Western Australia is represented by MWIRA.

Austria, France, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Republic of Korea, Spain, Sweden, UK, USA


Participants List


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Anglo American plc is a multinational mining company based in Johannesburg, South Africa and London, United Kingdom. It is a major producer of platinum, diamonds, copper, nickel, iron ore and metallurgical and thermal coal.


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Argonne National Laboratory is a U.S. Department of Energy multidisciplinary science and engineering research center, where talented researchers work together to answer the biggest questions facing humanity.



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AVEREThe European Association for Electromobility founded in 1978 – is a European network of members including Users, NGO’s, Associations, Interest groups, Public Institutions, Research & Development entities, Vehicle and Equipment Manufacturers and other relevant Companies.


Birmingham Centre for Strategic Elements and Critical Materials .The Birmingham Centre for Strategic Elements & Critical Materials encompasses expertise from across the University of Birmingham and the Birmingham Energy Institute in biosciences, chemical engineering, chemistry, economics, law, materials science, physics and social science.



BOTREE – Critical metals regeneration expertsAs critical Metal regeneration expert, Botree is aimed to provide integrated Solutions of consulting – equipment manufacturing – engineering- operation & maintenance for spent power battery recycling.



Chinese Academy of Sciences – Institute of Process Engineering The history of Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IPE-CAS), dates back to Oct.1, 1958, when its predecessor, Institute of Chemical Metallurgy (ICM), was inaugurated. Over the past 50 years, its research objective has been broadened from chemical metallurgy to process engineering, including energy, bio-chemical engineering, materials and green and environmental engineering. ICM was renamed as IPE in 2001.



The Cobalt Institute represents the voice of the cobalt industry on sustainability, responsible use and health, safety and environmental issues.

The Cobalt Institute is a non-profit trade association composed of producers, users, recyclers, and traders of cobalt.


The Copper Alliance represents a network of regional copper centers and their industry-leading members, led by the International Copper Association, Ltd. (ICA), its 39 members and the alliance of national and regional associations.


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The German Aerospace Centre – Institute of Vehicle Concepts abbreviated DLR, the national center for aerospace, energy and transportation research of Germany.

The Institute of Vehicle Concepts researches, develops and evaluates new vehicle concepts and technologies in light of future demands on the transportation system.


The Faraday Institution  Founded in October 2017, the Faraday Institution is the UK’s independent institute for electrochemical energy storage science and technology, supporting research, training, and analysis. Bringing together expertise from universities and industry, and as part of the Faraday Battery Challenge, the Faraday Institution endeavours to make the UK the go-to place for the research, development, manufacture and production of new electrical storage technologies for both the automotive and the wider relevant sectors.


IFP Energies nouvelles is a public-sector major research and training player in the fields of energy, transport and the environment.  Three strategic priorities: sustainable mobility, new energies and responsible oil and gas.



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Independence Group NL (ASX: IGO) is a leading ASX-listed exploration and mining company with a strategic focus on high quality assets of scale and longevity, and an evolving strategy to align the business to the structural shift to energy storage.




The Catalonia Institute for Energy Research, Institut de Recerca en Energia de Catalunya (IREC) was created to contribute to the objective of creating a more sustainable future for energy usage and consumption, keeping in mind the economic competitivity and providing society with the maximum level of energy security.



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IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute was jointly founded in 1966 by the Swedish state and national business interests to carry out research on industrial air and water issues. Today we are an environmental agency concentrating on much more. Common to all of our assignments is the interaction between ecological, economic and social perspectives.



The JOANNEUM RESEARCH / LIFE Forschungsgesellschaft mbH develops solutions and technologies for businesses and industries across a wide range of sectors and conducts top-level research at an international level. The LIFE Centre for Climate, Energy and Society addresses the key issues related to climate change.




The Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia (MRIWA) is a statutory body established by the Western Australian Government under the Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia Act 2013 to stimulate minerals research to support investment in, and operation of, a globally competitive minerals industry in Western Australia.




NGU – Geological Survey of Norway is a government agency under Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries NGU actively contributes to the goal of using geological knowledge towards achieving an efficient and sustainable management of Norway’s natural resources and its  environment.



The Nickel Institute is the global association of leading primary nickel producers. Its mission is to promote and support the use of nickel in appropriate applications.



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Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) is in charge of securing a stable supply of oil and natural gas and ensuring a stable supply of nonferrous metal and mineral resources and implementing mine pollution control measures.




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The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) is a team working across the British government to support the early market for ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEV).

They are providing over £900 million to position the UK at the global forefront of ULEV development, manufacture and use.




Umicore is a global materials technology and recycling group.Umicore generates the majority of its revenues and dedicates most of its R&D efforts to clean technologies, such as emission control catalysts, materials for rechargeable batteries and recycling.


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The University of Ulsan, located in Mugeo-dong, Ulsan, South Korea is a higher education institute speciated in scientific programmes. The University currently has approximately 10,500 students enrolled. Its corporate relationship has helped turn the University into one of South Korea’s top-rated institutions.




Vale is a global mining company, transforming natural resources into prosperity. Headquartered in Brazil and present in about 30 countries, we employ approximately 110,000 people between direct employees and permanent contractors.




Valuad is a Belgium based consultancy specialized in sustainable transport and critical raw materials for the low carbon future. Valuad is the Operating Agent for IEA HEV Task 40 CRM4EV.

For more information see also under Task 40 Operating Agent.