Release Date: 07/07/2022
July 7, 2022 — Rogers Corporation's (NYSE: ROG) announced its participation in the European Union´s €95B innovation program, Horizon Europe, through the POWERDRIVE project: power electronics optimization for next-generation electric vehicle components.
Horizon Europe is the European Union's key funding program to address global challenges and enhance industrial competitiveness in Europe through implementing governmental policies. It is established to provide long-term support until 2027 for a wide range of projects related to health, agriculture, climate, energy, mobility and more. Established between universities and private companies, POWERDRIVE aims to develop advanced mobility solutions to enhance performance, increase autonomous driving and reduce manufacturing costs.
According to Jeff Tsao, Rogers Corporation Vice President and General Manager PES, “It is truly an honor for the Rogers ROLINX® team to have been selected to participate in this prestigious program partnering with the best companies and institutions. The Rogers team is very excited not only for the opportunity to deliver high performance, reliable and cost-effective power interconnect solutions for next generation renewable systems and electrical vehicles, but also to serve a higher purpose to enable a greener planet and create a cleaner environment for our future generations.”
POWERDRIVE consortium: Rogers Corporation, Infineon, NEVS (old SAAB), MathWorks, EnergyVille, Chalmers University, Dublin University, KU Leuven, SCIRE, SMA Magnetics and Tampere University.
Rogers will offer its ROLINX® Power Interconnect, an integrated busbar solution that delivers exceptional performance in power distribution with the full range of laminated and powder-coated busbars. Partnering with key stakeholders, the ROLINX® team will put forward 40+ years of design experience and process engineering capability to accelerate system-level optimization.
ROLINX® Hybrid for battery cell connection. Integrated busbar with flex circuit, connectors and surface mount components.
ROLINX® Compact for battery module interconnections. Rigid and flexible powder coated busbars.
ROLINX® CapLink for Powertrain inverters. Low inductance solution with integrated capacitors.
ROLINK® Eco, a new generation of aluminum busbar with unique features such as surface treatment options, bendability, lower contact resistance and creep.
This project is part of HORIZON-CL5-2021-D5-01-02 and is being carried out with the support of the European Commission.
Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG) is a global leader in engineered materials to power, protect, and connect our world. With more than 180 years of materials science experience, Rogers delivers high-performance solutions that enable clean energy, internet connectivity, and safety and protection applications, as well as other technologies where reliability is critical. Rogers delivers Advanced Electronics Solutions for energy-efficient motor drives, vehicle electrification and alternative energy; Elastomeric Material Solutions for sealing, vibration management and impact protection in mobile devices, transportation interiors, industrial equipment and performance apparel; and RF Solutions for wireless infrastructure, automotive safety and radar systems. Headquartered in Arizona (USA), Rogers operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, China, Germany, Belgium, Hungary, and South Korea, with joint ventures and sales offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.rogerscorp.com.