Today Lilium, developer of the all-electric vertical take-off and landing (“eVTOL”) jet, and Livent Corporation, producers of lithium products for the battery cell industry, announced a research and development collaboration agreement.
“Lilium and Livent have agreed to collaborate on the advancement of lithium metal technology for use in high-performance battery cells” reports the Lilium press release which continues “collaborating with Livent, a pioneer in lithium technology innovation and a global leader in lithium production for nearly eighty years, is an important step towards securing Lilium’s future access to the high-performance battery cell technology that will power Lilium’s jets.”
The press release also says “Livent supplies lithium to many of the world’s premier electric vehicle brands and battery makers. As a fully integrated lithium producer, Livent uses its differentiated technology processes to both source raw lithium and manufacture a range of specialty lithium products in an environmentally responsible, safe and sustainable manner.”
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