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Hydrogen and fuel cells play an important role in achieving climate targets. In order to honor outstanding developments in one of the most future-oriented fields of technology and to stimulate further innovations, the prize for innovative hydrogen and fuel cell technology is awarded in three categories. The f-cell award is supported by the Ministry for the Environment, Climate Protection and the Energy Industry of Baden-Württemberg, the Stuttgart Region Economic Development Corporation and Messe Stuttgart. The f-cell Award will be presented at a festive evening event on October 4.

There are prizes of €10,000 to be won in each category. In addition, the winners will be announced in a press release and on social media.
 

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Category 1

Research & Development

This category is aimed at academics, universities and research institutes. However, companies are also welcome to submit relevant R&D projects.

Judging criteria and weighting

  • Level of innovation (50 %)
  • Market potential (25 %)
  • Environmental and social benefits (25 %)

Category 2

Products & Markets

This category is aimed at companies and institutions with market-oriented research and application ideas in the field of hydrogen and fuel cells.

Judging criteria and weighting

  • Level of innovation (25 %)
  • Market potential (50 %)
  • Environmental and social benefits (25 %)

Category 3

Start-up

This new category focuses on imaginative founders with the aim of promoting entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial spirit. CODE_n, based in Stuttgart, is a global innovation hub and supports this award category.

Judging criteria and weighting

  • Level of innovation (40 %)
  • Market potential (40 %)
  • Environmental and social benefits (20 %)

Submission Fee

A fee of 200 € (plus 19% VAT) will be charged for the submission. The submission fee includes an admission ticket to the awards ceremony at an evening event on October 4 at f-cell.

The participation fee for founders in the "Start-up" category will be covered by Messe Stuttgart.

Time Schedule

July 29

October 4th

Submission Deadline

Please submit your entry until July 29.

Award Ceremony

The f-cell Award 2022 will be presented at a festive evening event on October 4.

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