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INFO DAY 2019 - Registration now open

On the occasion of the 2019 call for proposals, the FCH JU will hold an Info Day on Tuesday 29 January 2019, in Brussels.

The Info Day, to which you can register here, is an opportunity for the participants to receive detailed information about the topics and rules for participation in the 2019 call for proposals, and benefit from networking opportunities.

Webinar on the results of the FCH JU’s Project Development Assistance (PDA) for the regions

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Save the date!

Are you interested in finding out more about the results and next steps of our PDA initiative? Then don’t forget to mark your calendars!

We will present the final report of the PDA and the major achievements of this initiative on 19 October 2021, during an exclusive webinar with the participation of some of the regions involved and the representatives of the European Commission, and the European Investment Bank.

Inauguration of Europe’s largest PEM electrolysis plant in REFHYNE project

Wesseling, Germany – Europe’s largest Polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) water electrolyser today began operations at Shell’s Energy and Chemicals Park in Rhineland near Cologne, producing green hydrogen. As part of the REFHYNE European consortium and with EU funding through the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU), the fully operational plant is the first to use this technology at such a large scale in a refinery.

Hydrogen-powered aviation: preparing for take-off

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Experts from the European aeronautic and hydrogen research communities came together on 6 May to share their views on future research and innovation cooperation, at a workshop organised by the Clean Sky and FCH Joint Undertakings.

The participants discussed the preparation of a European hydrogen-powered aviation roadmap, as well as the forthcoming Work Programmes of the future Clean Aviation and Clean Hydrogen European partnerships, including potential synergies and complementary topic areas for the first calls for proposals. 

Clean Hydrogen Mission launched to support the hydrogen economy

A new global coalition to support the clean hydrogen economy was launched on 2 June, on the occasion of the 6th Mission Innovation Ministerial meeting in Chile. The members of the coalition are the European Commission and Australia, Austria, Canada, Chile, China, Germany, India, Italy, Morocco, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Republic of Korea, the UK and the US.

The goal of the Clean Hydrogen Mission is to reduce the costs of clean hydrogen to the end user to 2 dollar per kilogram by 2030 and to deliver at least 100 large-scale integrated hydrogen valleys worldwide.

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