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iBAT Association

Ensures the competitiveness of the Swiss Industry
in the field of Battery Applications & Technologies

The association

Batteries are the key enabler for emission-free mobility, renewable based energy systems, advanced robotics and mobile medical equipment. The iBAT association represents industry, authorities and research institutions along the complete value chain from manufacturing to recycling and strengthens Switzerland’s competitiveness in this core technology.


OST – Power Electronics Laboratory

The Power Electronics Laboratory at the OST was established in 2008 and offers comprehensive expertise in the field of switched mode power conversion. One of the focuses is placed on battery charging for electro mobility and stationary applications.


BFH – Battery and Storage Systems Lab

The BFH Energy Storage Research Centre provides a unique source of technical and commercial expertise. It serves as a subject-matter expert on storage applications in the energy and mobility sector and works with its partners to generate impetus for developments.


Core Activities

  • Interdisciplinary exchange

  • Event Organization

  • Generate Ideas

  • Networking

  • Link to European organizations

  • Information about research agendas

  • Funding opportunity information

  • Support Partners

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“iBAT” is a non-profit association according to articles 60 to 79 of the Swiss Civil Code. The Association is an independent legal entity with legal capacity. It is governed by Swiss law.

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