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EIT InnoEnergy Partners with New Energy New York to Upskill the Battery Manufacturing and Supply Chain Workforce in Upstate New York

EIT InnoEnergy, the innovation engine for sustainable energy, recently announced its US$1.29m three-year deal to support New Energy New York (NENY) to upskill the battery manufacturing and supply chain workforce in Upstate New York.

With the North American electric vehicle battery market set to reach US$23bn in value by 2027, NENY, an initiative led by Binghamton University, State University of New York, comprising a coalition of academic, non-profit, and government organizations in collaboration with industry, aims at growing a competitive battery development and manufacturing ecosystem in Upstate New York including a well-trained workforce.

With the partnership, New Energy New York will utilize EIT InnoEnergy’s learning services platform, the European Battery Alliance Academy (EBA Academy), which is aimed at training current and prospective members of the battery workforce and includes curriculum, train-the-trainer services, a learning management system, and insights into delivery methods.

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