Welcome to FCHO

Access statistics and up to date information on the fuel cells and hydrogen sector
FCHO

News and events

Follow the latest news and events around the FCHO initiative
News and events

Reports

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Reports

About us

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About us

Welcome to the Fuel Cells & Hydrogen Observatory

The Fuel Cell Hydrogen Observatory (FCHO) provides data (statistics, facts and analysis) and up to date information about the entire hydrogen sector. The FCHO focuses on technology and market statistics, socio-economic indicators, policy and regulation, and financial support. Funded by the FCH JU, the observatory is created for the use of policy makers, industry stakeholders and the general public equally.

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Technology

Technology & Market

Access technology, infrastructure and supply statistics relevant to the Fuel cell & Hydrogen sector, including shipment data, hydrogen refuelling and vehicle deployment data as well as supply and demand information related to industrial hydrogen

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Patents

Patents

Understand the pattern of first patent registrations and monitor the trends in the sector over time

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Publications

Publications

Review the trends in publications across the sector, including articles, technical and conference papers, reviews and project report

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FinancialSupport

Financial Support

Search for National and European funding and finance opportunities of direct and indirect interest to stakeholders in the Fuel cell & Hydrogen space.

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Policy

Policy & Incentives, Regulation, Codes and Standards

Review regional, national and European information on policies and incentives as well as sector-specific Codes and Standards

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Education

Education & Training - Coming soon

Identify Education & Training courses with relevant Fuel cell & Hydrogen content, including location and types of course available.  Relevant material available from courses or from projects is referenced.

Latest news

Fuel Cells & Hydrogen Observatory Launch Webinar

2020-09-15
Fuel Cells & Hydrogen Observatory Launch Webinar
The Fuel Cell Hydrogen Observatory (FCHO) provides data (statistics, facts and analysis) and up to date information about the entire hydrogen sector. The FCHO focuses on technology and market statistics, socio-economic indicators, policy, regulation and financial support. Funded by the FCH JU, the observatory is created for the use of policy makers, industry stakeholders and the general public equally.

FCH Observatory: the go-to source for up-to-date information about the hydrogen and fuel cells sector is now live!

2020-09-15
FCH Observatory
On 15.09.2020, the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Observatory (FCHO) online launch event took place with around 1000 participants from European and national institutions, industry and associations from around the world. 

NEW STUDY: Hydrogen-Powered aviation. Preparing for take-off

2020-09-11
NEW STUDY: Hydrogen-Powered aviation. Preparing for take-off
A new independent study, commissioned by Clean Sky 2 and Fuel Cells & Hydrogen 2 Joint Undertakings on hydrogen’s potential for use in aviation, was presented at an online event on 22 June which featured Adina-Ioana Vălean, the European Commissioner for Transport, and Patrick Child, Deputy Director-General of the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation at the European Commission, as keynote speakers, in addition to leading industry representatives Stéphane Cueille (CTO, Safran), Glen Llewellyn (VP Zero Emissions Technology, Airbus), David Burns (VP Global Business Development, Linde), Per Ekdunge (Executive Vice-President, PowerCell) and Rolf Henke (Member of the Executive Board, German Aerospace Centre - DLR).