Welcome to NRW HY SUMMIT
The place where hydrogen meets genius. Discover Germany’s top location for the transformation to a climate-neutral future and see how the state is building Europe’s largest hydrogen ecosystem in the areas of innovation, production, and infrastructure. You also get the chance to listen to keynotes from Hendrik Wüst, Prime Minister of the State of NRW, Mona Neubaur, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Affairs, Industry, Climate Action and Energy of the State of NRW as well as keyplayers
and decision makers of the hydrogen economy. Look behind the scenes and take site tours to HY projects in different hydrogen regions in NRW.
You want to know how the smallest element will change the future? Join the beat and explore Germany’s driver for innovation at the international NRW HY Summit.
Tuesday Nov 8
Wednesday Nov 9
Main Conference (English/ German)
Messe Essen (Messeplatz 1, 45131 Essen), Congress Center West / Parking lot P6, Room "Europa"
Lunch / Networking
Break / Networking
Networking Evening Reception
SANAA-Gebäude, Zollverein, Essen
Start-up Conference (English)
“Hydrogen Start-ups welcome! - How to benefit from the dynamic development of the hydrogen economy in Germany and europe”. Messe Essen (Messeplatz 1, 45131 Essen), Congress Center West / Parking lot P6, Room "Berlin"
Welcome with Robin Ibing & Moritz Glettenberg
Closing with Robin Ibing & Moritz Glettenberg
Thursday Nov 10
Site Tours (English)
Registration no longer possible
Site Tour Ruhr Metropolitan region – „HY Production, Transport and Distribution “
KROHNE Messetechnik, MAN Energy Solutions SE, H2Herten Anwenderzentrum
Site Tour Ruhr Metropolitan region – „Research Landscape Ruhr “
Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Fraunhofer-Institut für Umwelt-, Sicherheits-und Energietechnik UMSICHT, Gas and Heat Institute Essen e.V.(GWI), Westfälische Hochschule
Site Tour Ruhr Metropolitan region – „Hydrogen in the industry“
Zentrum für Brennstoffzellentechnik, Thyssen Krupp ElectricalSteel/Klimahafen Gelsenkirchen, FelcoGmbH
Site Tour Rhineland area – „Hydrogen Mobility & Hydrogen in chemical industry"
HyCologne – Hydrogen Region Rhineland: Hydrogen bus projects, Frechen; INOVYN, Rheinberg
Site Tour Rhineland mining area – „From coal to the energy system of the future“
Forschungszentrum Jülich, Institute of Energy and Climate Research, Windtest field Grevenbroich, Brainergy Parc (tbc)
The event on 11/9 and the Site Tours on 11/10 will be climate friendly/climate neutral.
Join the beat in NRW
Welcome to North Rhine-Westphalia, the most important economic region in Germany.
Smart industry, new mobility, hydrogen, renewable energies, biotech and R&D – NRW combines unique location factors making sure that the business location is in the best possible position compared to other European regions. The state is one of the most popular investment locations for foreign companies in Europe and embraces game changers in emerging technologies. Have a look and explore Europe’s heartbeat!
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