Joint Undertaking FCH – Who joins?

This is a late subjective feedback from the General Assembly 2009 of the European Joint Undertaking for Fuel Cells and Hydrogen, which took place 26th and 27th of October in Brussels. Compared to the years before there were maybe only 2/3 participants. Additionally, I had the impression that the industry …

Safety roadblocks

Costly safety testing requirements and safety concerns about 700 bar seem to be an obstacle in Japan. For details read

Three incidents in North America

Some recent minor leaks in US: At US Boston University: At US Washington refuelling station: For your entertainment, this is what may happen with hydrogen researchers:–why-a-towed-away-van-led-to-scarborough-evacuation

Joint undertaking implicitely safe?

Regarding the EC activities there is (surprisingly?) not a word on safety on the next FCH JU General Assembly 26/27 October 2009  in Brussels; see Besides there is the research grouping assembly on Wednesday 28th October 2009. Let’s make sure HySafe is duly represented!

New members

HySafe welcomes the 7 new members: Air Liquide, France Andrei Tchouvelev and Associates, Canada Danish Technical University, Denmark Kingston University, United Kingdom Russian Research Center Kurchatov Institute, Russia Sandia National Laboratory, United States of America Universite de Quebec de Trois Rivieres, Canada Additionally, the Russian Energy Technologies awaits the approval …

Safely starting the hydrogen economy

From 16th to 18th of September more than 200 world leading experts for hydrogen safety and interested stakeholders meet in Ajaccio (Palais des Congres), Corsica, France. For the third time the worldwide unique International Conference for Hydrogen Safety ICHS is organised by the International Association for Hydrogen Safety – HySafe, …