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HighlY performing proton exchange membrane water electrolysers with reinforceD membRanes fOr efficient hydrogen GENeration

Project description

Making PEMWEs the top choice for hydrogen production

Water electrolysis is one of the greenest technologies for producing hydrogen. Based on proton conduction of polymeric electrolyte membrane (PEM) technology, the PEM water electrolyser (PEMWE) offers an interesting solution for renewable energy storage. For instance, hydrogen produced offers large storage and can be efficiently reconverted to electricity via fuel cells. The two major drawbacks are high costs and low long-term durability of cell components. To solve this, the EU-funded HYDROGEN project will develop membrane-electrode assemblies (MEAs) where membranes are reinforced with extensive networks of active polymer fibres prepared by electrospinning. The project’s aim is for PEMWE to become a competitive solution for hydrogen production.

Host institution

UNIVERSITE DE MONTPELLIER
Net EU contribution
€ 142 253,00
Address
163 Rue Auguste Broussonnet
34090 Montpellier
France
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
No data
Region
Occitanie Languedoc-Roussillon Hérault
 

Beneficiaries (2)

UNIVERSITE DE MONTPELLIER
France
Net EU contribution
€ 142 253,00
Address
163 Rue Auguste Broussonnet
34090 Montpellier
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
No data
Region
Occitanie Languedoc-Roussillon Hérault
 
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
France
Net EU contribution
€ 7 747,00
Address
Rue Michel Ange 3
75794 Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
No data