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Kentucky-Argonne Battery Manufacturing R&D Center

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The Kentucky-Argonne Battery Manufacturing Research and Development Center is located in Spindletop Research Park, Lexington, Kentucky. The Center will faciliate collaborations with industry, universities and federal labs with specialized capabilities and battery research, and develop programs to complement the Center's efforts.

The Kentucky-Argonne Battery Manufacturing Research and Development Center will position Kentucky and U.S. industry as a top player in the lithium-ion (Li-Ion) battery market.

The Center's vision is to re-establish the United States as a world-leader in battery manufacturing technologies through:

  • Development of manufacturing processes
  • Evaluation of advanced battery materials
  • Development of new process equipment
  • Development of techncial readiness level (TRL) for military and commerical applications

The Center's partners include Argonne National Laboratory, the state of Kentucky, the University of Kentucky, the University of Louisville and the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet.

To learn more about the Center, visit the website at

January 2011

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