University of Turin (Project Coordinator)
The Department of Chemistry of the University of Turin, with a high-level expertise in hydrogen storage materials development, characterization and modeling, is coordinating the HyCARE project. UNITO provide characterization of the materials and LCA analysis for the HyCARE demonstration plant.
ENGIE Lab CRIGEN is the corporate R&D center of the ENGIE Group dedicated to gas and new energy resources. The Hydrogen Lab has technological expertise in processing, modelling and simulations. ENGIE hosts the HyCARE demonstration plant.
GKN Sinter Metals is the world’s leading producer of precision powder metal components. GKN Sinter Metals Engineering develops powdered metal hydrides for the HyCARE demonstration plant.
Tecnodelta is a SME and it has unique expertise in the field of special fluids, dealing with processing, construction and commissioning, with the highest standards of quality, safety and reliability. Tecnodelta provides and manages the phase change materials for the heat management of the HyCARE demonstration plant.
Stühff is a privately own SME with expertise in designing, constructing and manufacturing plants, apparatus, tanks and pipes for hydrogen technologies. Stühff is in charge of the builing of the tank for the HyCARE demonstration plant.
Fondazione Bruno Kessler is a private non-profit research centre. FBK conducts research in multiple areas as IT, Materials and Microsystems, Nuclear Physics, Mathematics. The Applied Research on Energy System Unit has wide competences in energy research, with expertise in hydrogen and concentrated solar power systems. FBK provides simulation for the design the HyCARE demonstration plant. FBK is also responsible for the exploitation and dissemination activities of the HyCARE project.
Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht is active in the research fields of materials and coastal research. In terms of hydrogen technology, HZG focuses on the study of hydrogen storage materials and composites, on the production processes and on the developing prototypes. HZG provides simulations and testing for the HyCARE demonstration plant.
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique is a leading Public Research Institution in Europe, hosting the Institut de Chimie et des Matériaux de Paris Est (ICMPE), a research centre involved in chemistry and material science. ICMPE has leading activities in energy materials, with a focus on metallic hydrides for energy storage. CNRS drives the development of the metal hydride material for the HyCARE demonstration plant.
Institutt for Energiteknikk is an international research institute for energy and nuclear technology. IFE’s mandate is to undertake R&D with the energy, petroleum and nuclear medicine areas, to carry out assignments in the fields of nuclear technology and develop more climate friendly energy systems based on renewable energy sources. IFE provides materials characterization for the HyCARE demonstration plant .
Environment Park is a scientific and technology park for the environment. ENVI plays a prominent role in transferring advanced solutions and innovative technologies to small and medium sized enterprises, in the field of sustainable building, water treatment, green chemistry, energy and eco-efficient surface treatments. ENVI acts as third party of UNITO and provides open data and social networks managements for the HyCARE project.