Launch of the global MI Hydrogen Valley Platform

Under the Mission Innovation Innovation Challenge 8 (IC8) "Renewable and Clean Hydrogen " and on behalf of the European Commission, the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) is pleased to invite you to the official launch event of the Mission Innovation Hydrogen Valley Platform on 19 January, 11:00 – 13:00 CET.

The platform will feature comprehensive insights into the most advanced and ambitious Hydrogen Valleys around the globe. Based on extensive collection of primary data from the projects, the platform will among others provide information on technologies deployed, funding details, stakeholder management, barriers and key project success factors. The information will be complemented on the platform by best practices from the most advanced projects, a matchmaking section as well as a compilation of the most useful tools and studies available for project developers, policy makers and industry representatives alike.

For more information on the platform before the launch, please visit its current landing page:
Registration will open in the first week of January 2021. We look forward to welcoming you!


Hosts: Bart Biebuyck, Executive Director, FCH JU
Keynote speakers (to be confirmed):
Patrick Child, Chair (MI Steering Committee), Deputy Director-General, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission
Sarah Brown, Counsellor (Europe) – Industry, Science, Energy and Resources, Australian Government
Kurt-Christoph von Knobelsdorff, Managing Director, NOW GmbH

Confirmed speakers:
Advanced Clean Energy Storage, USA - Michael Ducker, Vice President, Renewable Fuels, Mitsubishi Power
Eyre Peninsula Gateway, Australia – Attilio Pigneri, CEO, H2U The Hydrogen Utility
HYSLAND Mallorca - María Jaén Caparrós, Innovation & New Energies, Enagás
Living Lab Northern Germany – Prof. Dr. Werner Beba, Coordinator NEW 4.0, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW)
Uwe Weichenhain, Partner, Roland Berger
Markus Kaufmann, Senior Project Manager, Roland Berger
Guillermo Matute Gomez, Project Director, Inycom

Tuesday, January 19, 2021