AFK Sistema, a large Russian private technology company, and the Institute for Problems of Chemical Physics have shaken hands on a new joint Hydrogen Energy Center, Indicator.ru reported.
Their agreement calls for the launch in the town of Chernogolovka outside Moscow of an advanced R&D hub where scientists will be able to work on hydrogen energy solutions.
The parties have also agreed to build a production site to manufacture pilot products, including advanced hydrogen storage systems, electrolytic cells, and hydrogen fuel cells for transport and other applications. The site is expected to enable the scaling-up and further commercialization of the products.
The partners have joint plans to collaborate with other research institutes, as well as with market stakeholders, making the Center Russia’s biggest competences hub in this scientific area.