Under the agreement, both the companies will work together to develop a technology for the recovery and purification of cathode and anode active ingredients from spent lithium ion cells.
Mumbai/India – Tata Chemicals (TCL) has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology (C-MET) Pune to develop a collaborative technology for the recovery and purification of cathode and anode active ingredients from spent lithium ion cells or batteries. C-MET is an autonomous scientific society under the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India.
Under the MOU, TCL and C-MET envisage a partnership that will leverage C-MET’s intellectual property, capabilities and infrastructure, to test and validate multiple recycling chemistries. This partnership is in line with the commitment of Tata Chemicals to develop a sustainable circular economy, as the company explores innovative and sustainable processes to manufacture Lithium-ion batteries for various applications.