cathode materials for safe, long-life lithium-ion batteries.

High-performing lithium ferro phosphate (LFP)

sustainable processes.

Safe and environmentally

Next-generation cathode materials for safe, efficient energy storage.

A wholly owned subsidiary of ASX-listed Lithium Australia Ltd (ASX: LIT), VSPC Pty Ltd (VSPC) has spent more than 20 years and around $35 million researching, developing and patenting processes for the cost-effective manufacture of high-purity, nano-scale materials, now primarily for next-generation lithium-ion batteries.

VSPC’s core technology enables efficient production of high-performance cathode powders – lithium ferro phosphate (LFP) in particular, as well as lithium manganese ferro phosphate (LMFP) – with a strong focus on safety, cost and sustainability.


At its electrochemistry laboratory and pilot production facility in Brisbane, Queensland, VSPC develops leading-edge materials for a range of e-mobility and energy-storage applications.

In particular, VSPC’s technology produces high-quality, high-performance and globally cost-competitive LFP cathode powder, utilising well-established technologies to mix, mill, dry, furnace and package products that are readily commercially scaleable.

Typically, products prepared from VSPC’s nano-scale formulations display enhanced physical, electrical and mechanical properties compared to other, similar products currently available.


Superior cathode materials such as LFP and LMFP are a key component of improved lithium-ion battery technology. VSPC aims to improve current battery production processes, for safer, cheaper and more environmentally friendly transport and energy storage options and, ultimately, a zero-carbon economy.

The technical properties of VSPC’s advanced LFP cathode powders can be tailored to specific applications.

VSPC welcomes suggestions for collaborative projects and partnerships with potential customers and end-users from around the globe.

Lithium Australia ‘a global leader in LFP technology’
28 Oct 2021 Proactive Investors | By Andrew Scott

Lithium Australia (ASX:LITOTC:LMMFF)’s Andrew Skalski gives an overview of the company’s battery materials division and updates on its rapid charge/discharge battery development. He also discusses a recently announced research and development programme for solid-state lithium metal battery technology.

Lithium Australia’s Adrian Griffin highlights battery collection deal with Bunnings
21 Oct 2021 Proactive Investors | By Andrew Scott

Lithium Australia (ASX:LITOTC:LMMFF)’s Adrian Griffin discusses a battery collection and supply contract that LIT subsidiary Envirostream Australia Pty Ltd has agreed with Bunnings. It follows news that Envirostream was issued an important planning permit for its battery recycling facility in Campbellfield, Victoria. Griffin also discusses a ‘breakthrough’ announced by subsidiary VSPC Pty Ltd in anode materials.

Lithium Australia says patent grant for nickel- and cobalt-free cathode powders is pivotal moment
04 August 2021 – Proactive Investors | By Andrew Scott

Lithium Australia (ASX:LIT, OTC:LMMFF, FRA:3MW)’s Adrian Griffin speaks to Proactive following the news its subsidiary, VSPC Pty Ltd, has been granted an Australian patent for nickel- and cobalt-free cathode powders. This provides the Company with 20 years’ intellectual property protection in Australia and marks the first step in VSPC’s quest for worldwide patent protection of the IP.

Lithium Australia hails admission to Global Battery Alliance
22 July 2021 – Proactive Investors | By Andrew Scott

Lithium Australia says its LMFP cathode powder is now ready for commercial testing
13 May 2021 – Proactive Investors | By Andrew Scott

Lithium Australia’s Adrian Griffin discusses the patent for its cathode material manufacturing process
10 March 2021 – Proactive Investors | By Andrew Scott

Lithium Australia’s (ASX:LIT) (OTCMKTS:LMMFF) (FRA:3MW) Adrian Griffin caught up with Proactive’s Andrew Scott following the news that Lithium Australia’s wholly-owned subsidiary VSPC Pty Ltd has received notice of acceptance for the patent application for its proprietary cathode material manufacturing process from IP Australia. Griffin says acceptance of the patent application is a great step forward for the company.