“Artificial intelligence can halve the time it takes to develop new battery materials, helping accelerate innovation to combat climate change, battery industry executives believe.

Mathias Miedreich, chief executive of Belgium’s Umicore, which is working with Microsoft, said that AI would have an ‘immense impact’ on discovering and commercialising new battery materials…

He expected AI to help cut the research stage in developing new battery materials from five or six years to two years.”

From Financial Times.