ZBT GmbH – The hydrogen and fuel cell center

The Zentrum für BrennstoffzellenTechnik GmbH (ZBT) was founded as fuel cell and hydrogen research centre in 2001 and is located in Duisburg, Germany. ZBT was supported by the European Funds for Regional Development and the Region of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany and is a member of Johannes-Rau-Forschungsgemeinschaft today. Focusing on application-oriented R&D ZBT acts as established partner of industry, research institutions and universities in the field of hydrogen, fuel cell and battery technology as well as other novel energy technologies. More than 80 full time employees work in seven departments: fuel processing, fuel cells and systems, electrochemistry and coating, micro systems and fluid mechanics, hydrogen and batteries, production technology, quality assurance and testing.

 



Address

ZBT GmbH - The hydrogen and fuel cell center
Carl-Benz-Str. 201
D-47057 Duisburg
Germany

Contact person

Michael Steffen M.Steffen@zbt-duisburg.de

 



Information

Website : http://www.zbt-duisburg.de

Type of organization : Research Institute

Number of professional staff active in FCH sector : 80

Participation in FCH JU Projects : Alkammonia, D2Service, IRMFC, LiquidPower, Power-up, Hydraite, Grasshopper

 



Our expertise

Transport Pillar

  • 1.01 Road vehicles applications
  • 1.03 Auxiliary Power Units (APU)
  • 1.04 Hydrogen Refueling Infrastructure (HRS)
  • 1.05 Stack components
  • 1.06 System (BoP) components
  • 1.07 System integration
  • 1.10 Modelling
  • 1.11 Characterisation and testing
  • 1.12 Materials Synthesis, Design and Manufacturing from components to systems

Energy Pillar / Energy to Hydrogen

  • 2.01 Hydrogen production
  • 2.03 Hydrogen handling and distribution
  • 2.07 Stack components
  • 2.08 Stack integration and BOP
  • 2.09 Demonstration
  • 2.10 Modelling
  • 2.11 Characterisation and testing
  • 2.12 Design and manufacturing

Energy Pillar / Fuel Cells to Energy

  • 3.01 Combined Heat and Power Units (CHP)
  • 3.02 Power Generation
  • 3.03 Back-Up Power Systems
  • 3.04 Residential
  • 3.07 Control, diagnostics and prognostics
  • 3.08 Innovation on fuel cells and components
  • 3.09 Manufacturing Technologies
  • 3.10 Modelling
  • 3.11 Characterisation and testing

Cross-Cutting Research Activities

  • 4.01 Education
  • 4.03 Safety
  • 4.04 Communication and Public Awareness
  • 4.06 Market and Technology Monitoring
  • 4.07 Pre-Normative Research
  • 4.08 Regulations, Codes and Standards
  • 4.10 Support (to public authorities, polica makers and Society)


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