Participating in Hydrogen Business For Climate is the opportunity to attend conferences and workshops where 50 international experts share their vision, experience and passion.
Business & Networking
Hydrogen Business For Climate brings together more than 350 players in the H2 energy transition. Meet your future partners, initiate new business.
« In Situ » visits
Let yourself be inspired by one of our “In Situ visit”: Visit of the FC-Lab, visit of H2Sys, visit of Faurecia
Our guests and Speakers
Bart Biebuyck is since 16th May 2016 the Executive Director of the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU), a public-private partnership aiming at facilitating the deployment of fuel cells and hydrogen technologies in Europe.
Mike Horn is acknowledged as one of the world’s greatest modern day adventurer-explorers. He has undertaken exceptional feats of endurance, determination and courage, which have extended the boundaries of human achievement. Mike’s list of accomplishments is unparalleled. He has been pushing the boundaries of exploration for more than 20 years now. He’s circled the world twice (once on the Equator and once on the Arctic Circle); he’s walked to the North Pole in winter and complete darkness ; he’s sailed around the planet for four years on his boat educating the youth about the environment; and he’s scaled four of the world’s 8,000+m mountains.
Engineer, with a Supélec qualification in computer science, Thierry Breton begins his career as an entrepreneur in the new technologies sector. In 1981, he set up in the United States Forma Systems, an SME which he heads for 5 years. At the same time it publishes a number of science-fiction novels, including Softwar, sold at 2 million copies and translated into a dozen or so languages. In 2005 he was appointed Minister for Economic Affairs, Finance and Industry of France, which he held until 2007. Following his ministerial office, he teaches the governance at the Harvard Business School. In 2009, he became CEO of Atos, a technology and digital service company until 2019. In 2019 he became the European Commissioner for the Internal Market. It is responsible for industry, services, digital, defence and space, as well as tourism and audiovisual.
Julien Etienne is the co-Managing Director of EKPO Fuel Cell Technologies, a joint venture of Plastic Omnium and Elring Klinger, based in Germany. He previously was in charge of Business and Programs for Plastic Omnium New Energies since 2018. Mechanical Engineer by training, he’s been involved in Automotive and New technologies for most of his carrier. He is dealing with the product and market strategies for Fuel Cell Stacks offering on mobility applications. His challenge : bringing hydrogen fuel cells to mass market : competitiveness, safety, performance
Christophe Gaussin is the CEO of the company GAUSSIN. In 1995, he took over the reins of the family business founded in 1880 by his great-great grandfather Eugène Gaussin. At the same period, he took over the presidency of the Lure Chamber of Commerce, which he merged with that of Vesoul. The company’s market value is today approximately €250 million. Under the leadership of Christophe Gaussin, GAUSSIN is transformed into an engineering company, world leader in the field of clean and intelligent freight transport. In December, GAUSSIN announced a world first: its participation in the Dakar 2022 with a hydrogen-powered truck.
Born in 1971 in Valence (France), David Holderbach graduated in aerospace engineering from Arizona State University. He started his career at Renault in 1996 as Thermal Comfort Manager before joining Auto Chassis International (ACI, Renault Group) in 2002 as a Project Engineer, then as Engineering Manager at ACI Japan. In 2006, he joined Nissan as Program Manager on the D platform, then returned to Renault Group in 2009 where he led the cross-functional team in charge of Product synergies. In 2010, David was appointed Segment Chief Product Specialist of the Global Access range. Three years later, he became America Program Director, within the Americas Region, based in Brazil. In September 2018, he returned to Europe as After Sales Europe Project Director and then became After-Sales Director of Renault Benelux where he completed the merger of After-Sales and Quality of Service.
Since June 3, 2021, David is Chairman of the HYVIA joint venture created between Renault Group and Plug Power, which leads the way towards a complete ecosystem of technologies and services for hydrogen mobility.
Carina Krastel is a sustainable energy engineer with experience in engineering, business and innovation. Since 2009, she has worked in the construction and the industrial gas industry on sustainable energy, air quality and innovation topics. Prior to joining InnoEnergy, Carina has worked as the Director for New Offers for the Energy Transition for the Large Industry Business of Air Liquide, a French industrial gas company, focusing on offers for green hydrogen and carbon capture solutions.
Antoine RESSICAUD joined McPhy in 2021 as Chief Manufacturing & Procurement Officer. He oversees the Manufacturing, Procurement, Production and Industrialization activities of the company, defines and implements the highest quality standards and processes, for a state-of-the art industrial business and ensures strategic and operational alignment with the other departments. Antoine started his career the Energy and automotive industry. He is graduated from INSA Rouen as a Mechanical Engineer and from Michigan Ross school of Business and CEDEP.
Dominique Sadoul, a graduate of the ENSIMEV Engineering School in France, has headed the Advanced Powertrain & Energy department within the PSA Group’s Innovation Division since 2013. He leads the development of the Hydrogen Fuel Cell Zero Emission technology launched on the range of light commercial vehicles of the STELLANTIS group : Peugeot e-Expert Hydrogen, Citroën Ë-Jumpy Hydrogen and Opel Vivaro-e Hydrogen.
Replay Webinar New Skills
In this webinar we discussed about the needs in the future for engineering and maintenance, the future needs in terms of industrialization and project management, as well as training and education aspects.
Replay Webinaire New Skills
Ce webinaire explique quels sont les besoins pour demain dans les domaines de l’ingénierie et de la maintenance, de l’industrialisation et du management de projet. Il abordera également les enjeux de la formation initiale et continue.
Full Replay Financement
Mais au fait, qui finance ? Entre l’Europe, l’Etat, les régions, les banques et les fonds d’infrastructures, une multitude d’acteurs intervient sur les projets. Ce webinaire donne un mode d’emploi des guichets disponibles pour préparer l’arrivée massive de l’hydrogène dans les territoires et évoquera aussi l’IPCEI H2.
Le financement des innovations et des projets H2 ? Les clés du « qui fait quoi »
Vous souhaitez en savoir plus sur le financement des innovations et des projets H2 ? Nous vous donnons les clés du « qui fait quoi » - Au démarrage d’un projet - Au milieu de la chaine - En phase de maturité
Full Webinar Deployment
Ambitious plans have been announced by the EU and some countries such as Germany, France, Spain, Portugal… But, it’s not a top-down approach, rather a bottom-up movement.
Full Webinar Deployment
Des plans H2 ambitieux ont été annoncés par l’UE et les pays comme l’Allemagne, la France, l’Espagne, le Portugal… avec un changement de paradigme : plutôt que de raisonner en approche descendante, le mouvement se fera à partir de la base.
The 18th of March, from 10:30 to 12:00 CET, our experts speaked about all aspects of innovation (storage, integration of components and production of green hydrogen).
Le 18 mars, de 10h30 à 12h00, nos experts ont évoqué tous les aspects de l'innovation (stockage, intégration de composants et production d'hydrogène vert).
How to work together and innovate
The theme "How to work together and innovate" during our webinar Innovation by Forum Hydrogen Business For Climate
Comment travailler ensemble et innover
La thématique «Comment travailler ensemble et innover» lors de notre webinaire Innovation par Forum Hydrogen Business For Climate
Disruptive innovation coming from start-ups
The theme "Disruptive innovation coming from start-ups" during our webinar Innovation by Forum Hydrogen Business For Climate
L'innovation disruptive des Start-up
La thématique "L'innovation disruptive des start-up" lors de notre webinaire Innovation par Forum Hydrogen Business For Climate