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FCH 2 JU, established under the EU's new research funding programme Horizon 2020, is being launched today together with other six public-private partnerships. They represent a total investment of €19.5 billion into research and innovation over the next seven years, where the EU contribution of €7.3 billion will unlock a €12.2 billion investment from the private sector and the Member States. Together with four more public-public partnerships with Member States, they form an... Read more
1 July 2014, Brussels – Members of the European industry association for Fuel Cells and Hydrogen, NEW-IG, have unanimously endorsed Board mandates of Air Liquide, Daimler and Intelligent Energy to lead the group for the next period of two years. In a General Assembly taking place on 30 June 2014 in Brussels, Members recognised the representatives’ vital contributions to the success so far and entrusted them with leading the organisation forward. - Pierre Etienne Franc, Vice-... Read more
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... 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. To view the complete Press Release, please click here To view the complete Fact Sheet, please click here
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 The five JTIs –... Read more
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

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