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Thermoplastic Hydrogen tanks Optimised and Recyclable

Project description

Hydrogen storage vessels built to last – and to be recycled

Hydrogen gas has three times greater energy density by weight, but far less by volume, than conventional liquid petroleum fuels. For use in transport, it is highly compressed, making its safe storage a challenge. Thermoset composites around polymer liners have largely replaced metals as storage container materials. Now, thermoplastic polymers are in line to replace thermosets, because they have the potential to reduce refuelling/emptying time, cleaning time, costs, weight and volume while enhancing safety performance and recyclability. The EU-funded THOR project is developing a demonstrator of a thermoplastic hydrogen storage vessel to validate the principle of H2 gaseous recyclable tanks for further integration in transportation applications, ultimately strengthening the EU's hydrogen fuel economy.

Call for proposal

H2020-JTI-FCH-2018-1
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Funding Scheme

FCH2-RIA - Research and Innovation action

Coordinator

FAURECIA SYSTEMES D ECHAPPEMENT SAS
Address
23-27 Avenue Des Champs Pierreux
92000 Nanterre
France
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 427 693,75

Participants (8)

COVESS NV

Participation ended

Belgium
EU contribution
€ 317 867,93
Address
Monninxstraat 52
3510 Hasselt
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
L AIR LIQUIDE SA
France
EU contribution
€ 247 902,50
Address
Quai D Orsay 75
75007 Paris 07
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
RINA CONSULTING - CENTRO SVILUPPO MATERIALI SPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 300 875
Address
Via Di Castel Romano 100
00128 Roma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
SIRRIS HET COLLECTIEF CENTRUM VAN DE TECHNOLOGISCHE INDUSTRIE
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 474 187,50
Address
Boulevard Auguste Reyers 80
1030 Bruxelles
Activity type
Research Organisations
NORGES TEKNISK-NATURVITENSKAPELIGE UNIVERSITET NTNU
Norway
EU contribution
€ 366 605
Address
Hogskoleringen 1
7491 Trondheim
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
CETIM GRAND EST
France
EU contribution
€ 157 687,50
Address
21 Rue De Chemnitz
68068 Mulhouse
Activity type
Research Organisations
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
France
EU contribution
€ 260 615
Address
Rue Michel Ange 3
75794 Paris
Activity type
Other
CENTRE TECHNIQUE DES INDUSTRIES MECANIQUES
France
EU contribution
€ 300 524,57
Address
Avenue Felix Louat 52
60304 Senlis Cedex
Activity type
Research Organisations