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Stakeholder Forum 2019: Racing towards a clean hydrogen economy

The 2019 edition of the Stakeholder Forum "Racing towards a clean hydrogen economy" took place on 21 November 2019 in Brussels, Charlemagne Building.

The Stakeholder Forum brought together the European Fuel Cell and Hydrogen community and facilitated an open discussion on the impact, achievements and strategic direction of the FCH JU programme, as well as on the latest developments in the sector. The Stakeholder Forum was preceded by the Programme Review Days (PRD) on 19- 20 November 2018, and the FCH JU Awards, in the evening of 20 November.

This year’s event, "Racing towards a clean hydrogen economy" included panel discussions around the following themes:

  • FCH JU: making an impact by accelerating innovation and securing competitiveness
  • Market activation and synergies
  • Growth and Jobs: making the most out of hydrogen’s potential
  • Hydrogen at international scale​

The key note presentations are available here:

Opening - TIMO RITONUMMI, Deputy Director General at Energy Department of Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment in Finland / Presidency of the Council of the EU 2019

Session I - NOÉ VAN HULST, Hydrogen Envoy, Ministry of Economic Affairs & Climate Policy, NL

Session II - MICHAEL DOLMAN, Associate Director, Element Energy

“Warm-up” session: on the road to a zero-emissions future
PIERRE FILLON, President of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest, presenting GreenGT
FORZE H2 TEAM, University of Delft
PROTOTAU TEAM, University of Aberdeen

Session IV – MECHTHILD WÖRSDÖRFER, Director of Sustainability, Technology and Outlooks, IEA

Read the full press release here .