The five Joint Technology Initiatives – IMI, Clean Sky, Eniac, FCH, and ARTEMIS – held a week-long event, Innovation in Action, at the European Parliament. The objective was to present their achievements to date as well as their vision on future challenges. The JTIS ran a series of joint sessions, including a debate, press breakfast and exhibition targetted at an audience that included policy makers, press, industry, academic and research organisations. The entire event... Read more
The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking welcomes the European Commission’s proposal to renew and strengthen its mandate. It is one of five proposed research and innovation partnerships under Horizon 2020.
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The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) devotes EUR 68, 5 Million this year to accelerate the market entry of fuel cells and hydrogen technologies
The FCH JU public private partnership published its sixth annual call for proposals yesterday, offering more than € Million 130 to support research and demonstration activities in these innovative and clean energy technologies. With € 68, 5 million from its own budget, to be matched by in-kind contributions from... Read more
Smart policies urgently needed to achieve Europe’s decarbonisation objectives, warns Brussels-based think tank Bruegel
The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking welcomes the publication of the Bruegel report ‘the great transformation: decarbonising Europe’s energy and transport systems’ which underlines that further public support and new innovative policies are needed to bring low-carbon technologies such as fuel cells electric vehicles toe market and... Read more
The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking launches its 5th call for proposals worth €150 million to support research and demonstration activities in innovative energy technologies
The FCH JU public private partnership with a total budget amounting to nearly €1bn to be invested by 2013, publishes its fifth annual call for proposals today. With € 77, 5 million, to be matched by in-kind contributions from industry, research organisations and possibly national funds... Read more
How to pave the way towards the deployment of fuel cells and hydrogen technologies is the focus of today’s 4th Stakeholders general assembly of the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking
Europe has reached a decisive stage in achieving its decarbonisation objectives by 2050. Hydrogen and fuel cells technologies are key in that respect. To date, significant investments have been made by all stakeholders to progress technological development and to get closer to market entry.... Read more
Europe’s five Joint Technology Initiatives (JTIs) highlighted this week at the European Parliament the first achievements of their €10 billion research and innovation programmes. The first results emerging from JTI-funded projects highlight the success of this novel and unique model of public-private partnership (PPP) and its capability to boost innovation in key sectors for European competitiveness, job creation, and quality of life
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The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) received today a hydrogen- powered fuel cell car on lease, which will serve to demonstrate the readiness of this technology to EU policy makers and citizens. The car will be available for testing by Members of the European Parliament, Commissioners, EU Officials and other policy makers.
Fuel cells and hydrogen technologies are bringing a step change towards green mobility, notably in urban environments: these vehicles do not produce... Read more
Fuel Cells and Hydrogen public-private partnership dedicates more than €200million to support research and demonstration activities in these energy technologies. By publishing today its 4th annual calls for proposals, the FCH JU confirms its clear commitment to make these modular technologies deliver their environmental and economic benefits across various sectors: transport, power generation, industrial equipment and consumer devices.
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On 31 March 2010 the members of the Industry Grouping for Fuel Cell and Hydrogen technology (NEW-IG) elected its new Board, including three new Board Members, Oliver Weinmann, (Vattenfall), Mikael Sloth (H2Logic), Karel Kapoun (Shell). The other members of the Board are Henri Winand (Intelligent Energy), Peter Froeschle (Daimler) and Pierre-Etienne Franc (Air Liquide).
Pierre-Etienne Franc, Technologies of the Future Director at Air Liquide, is elected to be the new Chairman. He is... Read more