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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About us

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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

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.

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Latest news

International Conference on Hydrogen Safety (ICHS2021)

2021-09-21
International Conference on Hydrogen Safety (ICHS2021)
In September 2021 the hydrogen safety community is invited to Edinburgh to present the state-of-the-art, new developments, regulatory and normative aspects and practical implications with regard to hydrogen safety. Edinburgh and Scotland provide an absolutely committed background for this important milestone in the further rolling out of the new carbon-free energy technologies.

2ND INTERNATIONAL HYDROGEN AVIATION CONFERENCE (IHAC 2021)

2021-09-02
2ND INTERNATIONAL HYDROGEN AVIATION CONFERENCE (IHAC 2021)
IHAC 2021 will focus on the use of hydrogen in aviation, the associated benefits, and emerging challenges. The event is an opportunity to connect with experts in the industry and an open invitation to all stakeholders to participate in the next wave of hydrogen in aviation.

HYDROGEN TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE & EXPO

2021-06-09
HYDROGEN TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE & EXPO
The event will bring together the entire hydrogen value chain to focus on developing solutions and innovations for low-carbon hydrogen production, efficient storage and distribution as well as applications in a variety of stationary and mobile applications.