There is a lot of know-how about hydrogen in France. And the main actors can be found in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. There are the CEA, Michelin, Air Liquide, but also McPhy or Symbio says Lionel Boillot from the FCH JU.
This name, rather unsightly, is an English acronym – Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking – but above all a joint venture between the European Union, researchers and companies from all over Europe and all sizes. They are all gathered around a twofold objective: “demonstrating the potential of hydrogen as a vehicle for energy and that of the fuel cell as an energy converter,” assures Lionel Boillot. In this framework, the FCHJU is funding H2ME and H2ME2.
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