“Lithium is a bit overrated. It’s simply not sensible that a single component in battery production is getting so much media coverage. What we should talk about instead is the recycling of lithium, which is something that needs to improve,” says Christina Lampe-Önnerud, the founder of Cadenza Innovation.

Her company has developed a “new way to package energy” and hence increase the theoretical range of electric vehicles like Tesla’s with up to 70 percent.

As one of Sweden’s most successful entrepreneurs — also the founder of Boston Power — Lampe-Önnerud is sometimes called “The Queen of Batteries.”

Under her lead, Cadenza’s five-year long development stint has culminated in partnerships with many international heavyweights – and a major bet on the next wave in battery technology.

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