Panel discussion with Prof. Uwe Sauer and Mandy Schipke

At the Industry Day of the “Recycling & Green Battery” (greenBatt) and “Battery Usage Concepts” (BattNutzung) competence clusters on January 17, our CEO Mandy Schipke will be joining Prof. Dirk Uwe Sauer from RWTH Aachen University and other battery experts in a panel discussion on condition diagnostics, battery safety, second use and many other interesting […]

The smarter E Europe 2023: This is how it was for us at NOVUM

With a new record of over 100,000 visitors, The smarter E Europe came to a successful close last Friday. The fair was also a huge success for NOVUM. We participated together with the Saxon Business Development Agency for the third time. And never before have we been able to welcome so many people to our […]

AI-assisted recycling of vehicle batteries: NOVUM and Circunomics cooperate

Felix Paul Wagner, CEO bei Circunomics

With the growing trend toward e‑mobility, the question of what happens to used batteries is becoming increasingly urgent. But the current situation brings not only challenges, but also opportunities. A new market is emerging, with plenty of scope for young companies. The companies Circunomics and NOVUM have therefore concluded a cooperation agreement with effect from […]

Interview with users: NOVUM and DB Bahnbau Group cooperate on battery diagnostics

DB Bahnbau Group and car manufacturer Kia are turning used electric car batteries into powerful energy storage units for green power. NOVUM takes over the battery diagnosis. In this interview, Ilma Bojadzic, Co-Founder and Head of Strategy at encore | DB — a product of the DB Bahnbau Group, tells us how this came about […]

NOVUM team and friends plant 400 trees on the club mountain

Out of the office, into nature! Freely following this motto, in March the team of NOVUM went for the second time to a tree planting event for employees, project partners and friends. The aim of the event: to do something together for the environment and spend an unforgettable day in nature! No sooner said than […]

INOMO: Battery storage from vehicle batteries

After many years of experience in the automotive industry, Thomas Kubbe provides corporate customers with the high-tech company INOMO Technologies GmbH battery storage from used vehicle batteries as a series product. AI-based technology for battery diagnostics and battery storage monitoring are indispensable here — especially because major automotive manufacturers are now also interested in INOMO. […]

Fast, safe and cheap: NOVUM enables recycling of used batteries from lift trucks with the help of artificial intelligence

What to do with old and defective batteries from lift trucks? Manufacturers and users from the intralogistics industry face this challenge every day. Through NOVUM, companies have been getting a fast, safe and affordable solution since 2022: AI-based analysis tools — which check batteries, battery modules and even battery cells for their condition, remaining capacity and residual value within seconds. With surprising results: Most batteries are still ideally suited to start a second or even third life cycle, e.g. in forklifts and battery storage systems.

NOVUM CEO Mandy Schipke for the 4th time on the board of Energy Saxony

Otherwise, only dictators can do that! Congratulations to our super smart, dedicated and equally humorous boss Mandy Schipke, who was elected to the board of Energy Saxony for the 4th time with a whopping 100 percent (!!!) of the votes. Mandy is looking forward to two more years of exciting assignments and events. Hydrogen, batteries […]


These days we are looking towards Ukraine with great concern. Our thoughts are with the people who are holding out in basements and subway shafts or are currently fleeing to an uncertain future. As children in the GDR, most of our employees themselves experienced a little of what it meant to be under an authoritarian […]

Merry Christmas!

Sitting comfortably with the family by candlelight and cookies — this is perhaps the simplest and most beautiful way to save energy at Christmas! We wish you a Merry Christmas and look forward to seeing you again in the New Year.