Gotion High-Tech has established global R&D centers in Hefei and Shanghai of China, Silicon Valley and Cleveland of the USA, Tsukuba of Japan, Singapore, Germany, and India. In the future, the company will cooperate with Volkswagen Group China to carry out innovative R&D of battery technology, embracing the global electrification era.
General Research Institute of Engineering, Baohe District, Hefei City. An achievement transformation platform integrating industry, university, research, and application.
International R&D Headquarters, Jiading District, Shanghai City. The R&D center for product design, testing and verification, and system integration. Also our center for global capital and strategies.
Cleveland Research Institute, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Responsible for developing a new generation of lithium-ion battery electrolytes, and providing customized electrolyte solutions and high-quality electrolytes for primary lithium batteries, secondary lithium batteries, and supercapacitors.
Silicon Valley Research Institute, Silicon Valley, California, USA. Responsible for innovating and developing battery systems and controllers in the field of electric vehicles.
Tsukuba Research Institute, Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. Responsible for the R&D of cells, modules and battery management systems, energy storage systems, and next-generation materials.
NTU Joint Laboratory, Singapore. Responsible for the PA3 R&D Project of the Nanyang Technological University (NTU).
German Research Institute, Göttingen, Lower Saxony, Germany. Responsible for the product development of the European market.
Indian Research Institute, Pune, Maharashtra, India. Respon sible for product R&D.
International educated talent
Gotion High-Tech has established a world-class verification platform for the whole industry chain, with three major verification platforms for material testing, cell testing and system testing, and two laboratories respectively authorized by CSA Group and China National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment (CNAS). In addition, it has established four testing bases in Hefei Xinzhan Hi-tech Industry Development Zone, Baohe District and Lujiang County of Hefei City, and Jiading District of Shanghai City.
In terms of materials science, the company has established a material research institute focusing on R&D, performance improvement, and compatibility studies of new products, such as key anode and cathode materials used in batteries and electrolyte diaphragms. The institute also works toward developing new chemical systems and promotes the timely and effective application verification and mass production of materials R&D results based on the materials pilot test platform and the cell pilot test platform.
In terms of battery technology, the battery research institute has rich experience in developing and mass-producing more than 10 types of aluminum shell cells, mastering advanced technologies such as high specific energy, quick charge, high power, long service life, and low-temperature resistance. It has great ability and experience in resource development for the whole process, including basic R&D, chemical system development, cell structure development, cell design and development, customer connection, security risk analysis, and simulation analysis, ensuring the quantity and quality of the linked output of the cells, from meterials to the complete unit.
In terms of product innovation and industrial application, the product engineering institute takes system demand management and integration as its top priority and the structural, electrical, simulation, thermal management parts, and performance development as its core to create a complete battery system technology development platform and develop and reserve a "high-performance and low-cost battery system and intelligent big data cloud platform". It can efficiently cater to the customers' performance and cost demands by integrating cell, process, manufacturing, supply chain, cost management, testing, verification, and quality to carry out system product innovation and industrial application to create profits. Besides, it can conduct deep analysis and generate models by churning data of the battery system to support after-sales service and realize closed-loop development.
As of June 2022, Gotion High-Tech had applied for a total of 5,687 patents, including 2,577 invention patents (out of which 149 were foreign patents), 2,719 utility model patents, and 391 design patents. A total of 3,835 patents have been granted, including 1016 invention patents (out of which 68 were foreign invention patents), 2,450 utility model patents, and 369 design patents. The company has published 255 research papers, including 23 SCI papers and 147 core publications. In addition, the company has registered 109 items of software copyright, with the intellectual property rights covering the whole life cycle of lithium batteries. Gotion High-Tech has presided over and participated in the formulation of 48 standards, including 2 international standards, 22 national standards, and 4 industry standards.
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In addition to a large number of patent technologies in China, Gotion High-Tech also has patent technologies in Europe, the US, Japan, and South Korea, among other countries. The patent technologies are mainly in the fields of the four main materials of cells, cell structure design, cell processing technology and equipment, battery management system (BMS), battery PACK, battery testing and evaluation, battery dismantling and recycling, and energy storage, covering the whole industry chain of battery technologies.