The 7th International Conference on ”Fundamentals & Development of Fuel Cells” will take place in Stuttgart, from January 31st to February 2nd, 2017. It is organised by the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics, Stuttgart.


Besides presenting scientific and technical advances, the conference is designed to instigate high-level scientific discussions and networking between scientists, laboratories, research institutes, fuel cells suppliers, component manufacturers and industrial end-users.


A number of exhibitions will be held during the conference, giving an excellent opportunity for fuel cell materials and hardware suppliers as well as manufacturers to advertise their products and to present them to future users. A gala dinner event will enhance the scientific and technical exchange.


Authors are invited to submit an abstract (in English) of no more than one page, including figures, tables and references. Abstracts should be submitted online through the FDFC2017 website before October 31st, 2016. For more details, please refer also to the conference website (


The conference will include special sessions on selected topics, related to the main conference themes, organized at the initiative of one or more participants.

Proposals for these sessions are invited until October 15th, 2016, at:


We look forward to welcoming you in Stuttgart



Andreas Friedrich

General Chairman of FDFC2017