Dr Anna Wise, Innovation Lead – Batteries

Dr Anna Wise

Anna joined the Automotive team of Innovate UK in June 2017. Her focus is delivering the innovation programmes in battery technology for electric vehicles, in particular the innovation aspect of the £246 million Faraday Challenge. Before joining Innovate UK, she was based in the USA at Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. There she carried out collaborative research with business and academia to understand battery behaviour using high intensity X-rays.

The Faraday Challenge – part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund

electric car charging

Future generations will be using vehicles, which have batteries as their primary source of energy.  They will be able to charge, travel, discharge to the grid and recharge at will.  There will need to be completely different business models developed around how …