The program supported by METIs project house NEDO looks for an implementation in 2030 and beyond, but has organized another industry-academia consortia to improve fundamental technologies related to SOFC and PEFC fuel cells. It runs from FY2020 – FY2024 (planned), with a FY2021 budget of 6.67 billion yen (50 million €). The targets are
- 6 projects on separator technologies
- 7 projects on non-platinum electrocatalysis
- 4 projects on improved hydrogen storage
- new applications of fuel cells in agriculture, coastal vessels, drones etc.
A detailed list of projects and project partners is available.
NEDO news release, July 15, 2021