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Battery Data Genome

December 2, 2022

laptop battery iconAn international consortium of scientists has mapped out a framework for a centralized battery data hub. Invoking the Human Genome Project of the 1990s, the proposed Battery Data Genome is a large-scale undertaking to unify data acquisition and sharing practices across the wide-ranging battery community — and accelerate engineering of the next generation of batteries.

The project architects aim to compile data from all types of batteries across all stages of development and throughout their useful life cycles, from discovery to manufacturing to deployment. They believe that universal data management standards will enable the community to unleash the power of artificial intelligence on the pressing need for better energy storage. Using these data, novel algorithms will be able to uncover possible new battery materials, increase energy storage density and improve cell lifetimes.

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