Hosting University

University of Chemistry and Technology Prague (UCT Prague) -

UCT Prague, formerly called the 'Institute of Chemical Technology Prague', founded in 1952, provides education and research, research, development and implementation activities. It is a member of the European University Association, FEANI and IGIP (Gesellschaft für Ingenieurpädagogik). It is known for its educational and research activities in almost all branches of chemistry. ICT ICT comprises 780 staff, including about 60 professors, 100 associate professors, and 220 assistant professors and assistants. The Faculties of UCT Prague are accredited to provide 3-year Bachelor's programs, 2-year Master programs and PhD programs. The total enrollment is about 3100 Master and Bachelor students and 880 PhD students. ICT Prague cooperates with more than 150 universities and institutions mostly in Europe, but also in the USA, Canada, Japan. The ICT Prague is the most active among Czech universities in the ERASMUS program (120 incoming students, 60 out coming, 130 Erasmus Agreements). Membrane related R & D activities are carried out at the Department of Inorganic Technology, also in collaboration with the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry and the Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry.


University of Calabria (UNICAL) -

The University of Calabria (UNICAL) was established in 1972 in Cosenza (Italy). Research and training activities on membrane science and technology are developed at the Department of Environmental and Chemical Engineering (DIATIC), whose staff includes 8 full professors, 3 associate professors, 8 researchers, 9 technical-administrative units and various PhD and postdoc students. DIATIC-UNICAL has a pluri-decennial record of R & D activities in close cooperation with the European Union and other international and national institutions.

Hydrogenics (HYGS) -

HYGS is the world leader in the design, manufacturing, and installation of industrial and commercial hydrogen generation, fuel cells and MW-scale energy storage solutions. With over 60 years of experience, HYGS is helping to accelerate a global "power shift" for a cleaner energy future. HYGS offers world-leading expertise for a range of applications, including:

    • PEM and alkaline hydrogen generators for Industrial processes and Fueling stations
    • Hydrogen fuel cells for electric vehicles, such as urban transit buses, commercial fleets, utility vehicles and electric lift trucks
    • Fuel cell installations for freestanding electrical power plants, critical power and UPS systems (uninterruptible power supply)
    • "Power-to-Gas" is the world's most innovative way to store and transport energy

HYGS is headquartered in Mississauga, Canada with manufacturing facilities located in Germany and Belgium. We have other corporate and sales offices, and hydrogen installations, operating in several countries around the world. HYGS Corporation is a publicly listed company on NASDAQ (HYGS) and TSX (HYG).

REDstack BV -

REDstack is a Dutch spin-off company from WETSUS (Netherlands) founded in 2005. REDstack mission is to develop and commercialize reverse electrodialysis (RED) and related technologies. The shareholders of REDstack BV are affiliated with Hubert Stavoren BV, Landustrie Sneek BV and MAGNETO special anodes BV The RED-technology was studied on a laboratory scale and tested at a pilot scale at a salt mine in the Netherlands.

Fujifilm Manufacturing Europe BV -

Fujifilm is a global company with many production locations all over the world. With 900 employees Fujifilm Manufacturing Europe BV in Tilburg, Netherlands, is one of the largest production sites outside Japan. In 2006, Fujifilm started R & D activities in the field of membranes for sustainable energy and environment. Fujifilm develops cost-efficient membranes to break through applications for water treatment and sustainable energy business.

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions IF grant agreement No. 748683.