Provides up to $1.9m in investment.

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Help facilitate pilot agreements and commercial partnerships between LG Chem and startups.



A public-private partnership that has built a center of gravity for the California energy storage cluster.  National laboratory partners are Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.

Bay Area Battery Summit (BABS)

Annual conference with global participants, featuring battery technology leaders from the corporate, investment, startup, research, academic, and government sectors.

The Battery Challenge by LG Chem

The Battery Challenge by LG Chem is a startup innovation competition designed to accelerate the adoption of new battery technologies and business models around the world. Having access to safe, clean and independent energy is becoming universal. Transformative battery solutions in transportation, electricity grid, home storage and new applications will be the key to unlocking the next wave of the energy transition.The Battery Challenge is here to help startups make that happen.