FCH JU PEMFC development workshop

This workshop is organised by the INSPIRE project team and will be a technical information-sharing event focusing on PEMFC components and their integration into fuel cell stacks. The aim is to link together and strengthen synergies between H2020 FCH JU projects including presentations from INSPIRE, VOLUMETRIQ, CRESCENDO, GRASSHOPPER, GAIA, MAMA-MEA, Fit-4-Amanda, HYDRAITE and ID-FAST, with respect to new component developments, best practices and successes.

The workshop will present recent advances relating to catalysts and catalyst supports, membrane, MEA, bipolar plates, stack assembly and fuel cell characterisation testing, and will be an opportunity for FCH JU projects to network and exchange both information and technical developments.

The workshop is totally free of charge, participants will only have to proceed to their own booking for accommodation (more information available in the "Venue").

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Draft Agenda

Tuesday 5 March 2019

18.30:Networking and poster session


Wednesday 6 March 2019 

8.45 – 9.00 Welcome and introductions - Silvain Buche, JMFC, UK

9.00 – 10.00Catalyst and catalyst support advancements in current FCH JU projects - Alex Martinez Bonastre, JMFC, UK
-       INSPIRE/GAÏA: new alloy development
-       CRESCENDO: non-PGM catalyst

10.00 – 11.00 Membrane advancements in current FCH JU projects - Deborah Jones, CNRS, France
-       VOLUMETRIQ, INSPIRE/GAÏA: membrane support development
-       GRASSHOPPER: thicker stationary membrane development

11.00 – 11.30Coffee Break

11.30 – 12.30 Membrane Electrode Assembly advancements in current FCH JU projects - Adam Hodgkinson, JMFC, UK
-       VOLUMETRIQ/INSPIRE/GAIA:  MEA development
-       MAMA-MEA: concept

12.30 – 13.30Lunch

13.30 – 14.30Stack development - Joachim Scherrer, DANA, Germany and Thomas Wannemacher, Proton Motor, Germany
-       INSPIRE: Development of metallic bipolar plates for high performance PEFC stack
-       Fit-4-Amanda: Stack build automation development

14.30 – 15.00HYDRAITE project aim and update - Jari Ihonen, VTT, Finland

15.00 – 15.30ID-FAST project aim and update - Sylvie Escribano, CEA, France

15.30 – 16.00Summary and workshop end