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EU Industry Days 2023

Oscar Miguel Crespo

Portrait of Oscar Miguel Crespo

Oscar Miguel Crespo is the Deputy Director of the Cidetec Institute for Energy Storage.

Dr Oscar Miguel Crespo holds a PhD in Chemistry from the University of the Basque Country (Spain). He joined CIDETEC in 1999 and currently works as Deputy Director of the CIDETEC Energy Storage Institute. He has been involved in energy-related industrial research activities for more than 20 years, including hydrogen and battery technology generation, transference, and product development.  

His team involves up to 150 scientists and technologists that combine chemists, electrochemists and engineers, covering the whole battery value chain from powder to power, in close contact with the industry needs and industrial customers. Design and manufacturing of batteries – from cells to pack – is one of the core activities of his team.  

He has been heavily involved in the so-called European Batteries Ecosystem community since its inception, including BEPA, Batteries Europe, Battery 2030+, EMIRI and LIPLANET initiatives, to mention some.  

Recently, in May 2023, CIDETEC Energy Storage launched its first spin-off company, CIDEcell, for the production and supply of specialty battery electrodes and cells from its basic materials, where he is offering support in Business Development, Marketing and Dissemination strategies.