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November 2, 2022

Verkor raises more than 250 million euros in additional financing for its Verkor Innovation Centre

Verkor receives the support of the European Investment Bank, securing the financing of its innovation centre in Grenoble, which is coming to completion. This latest mechanism mobilises Verkor’s solid financial ecosystem of industrial partners in the battery sector, commercial banks, investment funds, and public banks.  

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October 4, 2022

Verkor chooses V-TRACE, a solution co-developed by OPTEL and Bureau Veritas, to ensure the traceability and sustainability of its supply chain

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Rencontre Ecole de la Batterie

August 30, 2022

Verkor and 11 partners launch the ‘École de la Batterie’

 Grenoble, 30 August 2022 – Together with over a dozen specialists in technologies and industries of the future including the European Battery Alliance (EBA) supported by EIT InnoEnergy and Grenoble INP – UGA, Verkor is launching the ‘École de la Batterie’ to meet the workforce needs of the French battery sector. This academy dedicated to professions in the battery sector will open its doors in September 2022.

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March 29, 2022

Verkor signs strategic partnership with Plastic Omnium

With the arrival of Plastic Omnium, Verkor has a new strategic partner to develop its product range and expand its presence on the low-carbon mobility and stationary storage markets.

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March 7, 2022

Verkor officially announces the location of its Verkor Innovation Centre – VIC

Verkor officially announces the location of its Verkor Innovation Centre in Grenoble. This is an important, concrete first step in the production of low-carbon battery cells for electric vehicles and energy storage for the French and European markets.

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March 3, 2022

Verkor welcomes international mining and metal processing group Sibanye-Stillwater as a new strategic investor

French industrial company Verkor is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with SibanyeStillwater, through an initial investment in Verkor, ensuring joint participation in the development of low carbon electric vehicle batteries for French and European markets.

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Verkor Gigafactory Dunkirk

February 1, 2022

Verkor selects Dunkirk for its first Gigafactory

French industrial company Verkor announces the selection of the port city of Dunkirk (Hauts de France) for the construction of its first Gigafactory for the development of low-carbon battery cells designed to support Europe’s net-zero goals.

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Levee-de-fond-100m€ Renault Group

July 6, 2021

Verkor brings five new partners on board, raising €100m to develop high-performance sustainable battery cells in France

Co-led by EQT Ventures and Renault Group, the fundraise allows Verkor to break ground on an advanced R&D facility and pilot line for high-performance battery cells and intelligent manufacturing – a leap forward in its roadmap to 50 GWh battery production capacity by 2030.

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Verkor Gigafactory Dunkirk

The Verkor Gigafactory – aerial view

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