Maitane Berecibar

Maitane Berecibar

Managing Director, Battery Innovation Center, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

Title: Multi-Purpose Strategy on Battery End of Life Management


Dr Eng Maitane Berecibar is the managing director of the Battery Innovation Center, inside the MOBI research group at VUB. She is in charge of R&D on the field of batteries; developing strategic research on novel materials, safety, state estimations, second life, recycling, etc. Her team counts 20+ researchers, covering battery research along the full circular value, starting from prototyping small coin cells up to large battery packs. As the team leader she focuses on developing new consortium, management of promising innovative projects and supervising her group. She is also part of different standardization committees on batteries.