Flagship Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre (FBICRC) receives $15M Boost

The Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre (FBICRC) welcomes the announcement from the Queensland Government to boost the state’s contribution to the energy storage revolution, with a $15 million investment in the National Battery Testing Centre (NBTC) in Brisbane.

The NBTC was established by the FBICRC in collaboration with QUT and industry partners in 2020. It establishes world-class facilities to conduct validation and safety testing on batteries and battery components made by Australian and global manufacturers in real world scenarios, based on Australian conditions.

Backed by 36 industry and research participants in the FBICRC — including the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), BASF and the Defence Science and Technology Organisation — the facility is the first of its kind in Australia

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