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Platinum Sponsor


Germany Trade & Invest

Heiko Staubitz
Senior Manager, Renewable Energies & Resources
Tel. +49 (0)30 200 099-226

GERMANY TRADE & INVEST is the foreign trade and inward investment agency of the Federal Republic of Germany.


Silver Sponsor


Vincent Halgand
Sales Manager
Tel. +33 1 49 89 61 29

BÜHLER is a global leader in the field of process engineering, especially production technologies and services for producing advanced materials and foods. BÜHLER operates in over 140 countries.
In collaboration with PRIMIX, Osaka/Japan, BÜHLER offers complete solutions for the production of lithium ion battery electrode (anode and cathode) and separator slurries.
Furthermore, BÜHLER also offers process solutions for wet grinding of lithium ion battery electrode precursors and active materials.

Silver Sponsor


Zeon Europe GmbH

Walter Heider
Director Spaciality Material Business
T. +49-211-526-7136

ZEON will be participate the “Batteries 2013” Conference at Nice; France, (14th. to 16th. October 2013) to present unique binders for Li-Ion rechargeable battery electrodes and safety layers derived from ZEON’s innovative polymer technology. The flexible binders from ZEON are targeted for the next generation of Lithium Ion Batteries (LIB) to achieve significant improvements in the areas of High Capacity, High Rate, Long Life, Safety and Low Cost. Visitors to the ZEON booth are most welcome to discuss actual items from their LIB development with technologists and commercial professionals from ZEON CORPORATION and ZEON EUROPE.
Globally ZEON plays an important role in the high polymer chemistry fields. Founded in April 1950 in Japan, ZEON CORPORATION has steadily grown and realized in the fiscal year ending 31. March 2013 net sales of appr. 2,43 billion Euro with slightly below 3000 employees. ZEON operates productions plants in Japan, Asia, USA, and Europe, and the business in Europe is run by ZEON EUROPE GmbH, located in Düsseldorf , Germany. The product families of ZEON are based on the C4 and C5 chemical intermediates. They include the speciality synthetic elastomers and lattices for applications in various industries, among them automotive, chemical, engineering, energy industries. Polymerized toner and Cyclo Olefin Polymers are derived from low environmental risk materials and developed for new markets such as information technology, medical, optical, and bio technology applications.


Refreshment Break Sponsor

Maxwell Technologies

Simona Vrabiescu
Marketing Communications Manager Europe
Tel. +41-26-411-8554

MAXWELL is a global leader in the development and manufacture of innovative, cost effective energy storage and power delivery solutions. Our ultracapacitor products provide safe and reliable power solutions for applications in consumer and industrial electronics, transportation, renewable energy and information technology. Our high-voltage capacitor products help to ensure the safety and reliability of electric utility infrastructure and other applications involving transport, distribution and measurement of high-voltage electrical energy. Our radiation-mitigated microelectronic products include power modules, memory modules and single board computers that incorporate powerful commercial silicon for superior performance and high reliability in aerospace applications. 




American Elements

Laura Lovekin
Tel. +310-208-0551


American Elements is the world’s manufacturer of engineered and advanced materials with a catalogue of over 12,000 materials including rare earth metals, alloys, compounds and nanoparticles; high purity metals, chemicals, semiconductors and minerals; and crystal-grown materials for commercial and research applications including automotive, aerospace, military, eectronic, and green/clean technologies. American Elements maintains research and laboratory facilities in the U.S. and manufacturing/warehousing in the U.S, Europe, China and Brazil. The complete catalog of advanced and engineered materials can be found at



Flying Eye

Grégoire Thomas
Tel. +33-673-106-173

FLYING EYE is a civil drone manufacturer and offers its services in aerial video and photo shooting for many industries such as cinema, construction, real estate and energy. The start up was created in 2009 by two brothers, Alexandre and Grégoire Thomas, both passionated by robotics and photography. The first operator of a FLYING EYE drone was a justice expert in fire and explosion who needed to get a high vision of the scene. Since then Flying Eye has manufactured nearly 100 drones for many different clients with very different specifications. The FLYING EYE drones are multirotor helicopters and are electrically powered. The pros of this technology are numerous: reliability, redundance, very cheap to operate, very few noise pollution and totally green.


Jean-Claude Andruet SA

Thibault Meny
Tel. +33-607-462-225

The company JC ANDRUET SA manufactures 100% electric vehicles, 4 or 6 wheels drive , steering with automatic parking brake, and a compact two wheels the “TROTTY”, for over 20 years in France. 4x4 and 6x6 models of small sizes are very powerful. They can pull from one to three tons, depending on the model, see more, climb slopes up to 60% and, may be driven on different surfaces, such as, sand, grass wet, and snow. We operate in the industrial world, hotels, local community as in aeronautics.