Energy Symposium 2018 - Register now!



The 5th Energy Symposium of the Energy Innovation Europe (EIE) network takes place on 11th and 12th of September 2018 in Karlsruhe (Germany). This year’s event focuses on recent developments on hydrogen within the energy sector thereby covering the areas of electrolysis, production and refining, storage, use, e.g. in mobile and private applications and safety.


in cooperation with

Participants of Energy Symposium 2017
Participants of Energy Symposium 2017


Lucas Schindhelm

Rafael Schmidt

Prof. Dr. Thomas Schulenberg

Tim Hoffmann

Simon Serowy



September 11, 2018: Programme on the eve of Energy Symposium




Guided visit to Total Multi Fuel Station

Guided visit to Karlsruhe Palace



Get-together (Badische Weinstuben)


Pitch your idea! Opportunity to introduce yourself and your project idea for efficient networking


18:30 Dinner (Badische Weinstuben)

Dinner discussion on suitable European pilot projects to accelerate the large-scale implementation of hydrogen as energy carrier

September 12, 2018: Programme of Energy Symposium

  Company Speaker Topic




EurA AG / Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) Gabriele Seitz / Prof h c Olaf Jedicke Starting of Symposium
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) Prof Thomas Hirth Greetings
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) - IKET Prof Dr Thomas Schulenberg Hydrogen combustion in combined cycle power plants
Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology (ICT) Lucas Schindhelm H2-battery: smart buffer storage for renewable energy in an energetically autarkic residential complex
Air Liquide Dr Simon Jallais Activities of Air Liquide concerning hydrogen as energy carrier (working title)





Sunfire GmbH Dr Christian Walter High temperature electrolysis and its use for applications as power-to-X
ElementEnergy Michael Dolman Fuel cell buses in Europe: latest developments and commercialisation pathway
FCP Fuel Cell Powertrain GmbH Prof Dr Thomas von Unwerth E-mobility with hydrogen and fuel cells
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) - IAM Dr André Weber Durability and accelerated testing of solid oxide cells
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) - IKET

Prof Dr Thomas Jordan

Hydrogen safety


During lunch break: visit HYKA Test Centre H2 bus and refilling stations (on demand) test-drive hydrogen cars















École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Prof Dr Andreas Züttel

The Future of Renewable Energy Storage

bse Engineering Leipzig GmbH

Tim Hoffmann

FlexMethanol: Upgrading H2 in small-scale methanol plants

Hydrogenious Technologies GmbH

Rafael Schmidt

Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier – enabling large scale hydrogen distribution and sectoral integration

NKS Energie (National Contact Point Energy)

Simon Serowy European and German Funding Opportunities

NOW - National Organisation Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology

Elena Hof

Hydrogen Europe Research (Chair CCRA)

Prof h c Olaf Jedicke




Panel Discussion

EurA AG / Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Gabriele Seitz / Prof h c Olaf Jedicke Summary and Closing Note

- Registration closed -

Conditions for participation

Due to a limitation of the number of participants, we kindly ask you to register in time until August 31, 2018. The application is confirmed together with the accounting. In case the limit of the number of participants is exceeded, the registration will be considered on a “first come first served” basis. The participation fee per person amounts to EURO 350, - plus 19% VAT.


The participation in the symposium for partners of the network “Energy Innovation Europe” is free of charge.


The participation fee includes: Evening event incl. guided tours and dinner, meeting documents, food and drinks. Please transfer the invoice amount within 14 days after receipt of the invoice, but not later than 5 days before the start of the symposium. In the case of a cancellation by 28th August 2018, we charge a processing fee of EURO 50, - plus 19% VAT. If the cancellation is made after 28th August 2018, the full participation fee is to be paid according to the invoice. The designation of a substitute participant is possible at any time. If the minimum number of participants is not reached, EurA AG reserves the right to cancel the event. In case of cancellation of an event the participants will be notified immediately and already paid participant fees will be reimbursed. Any further claims are excluded. In exception and if necessary only, EurA AG reserves the right to make changes in the meeting program and to exchange speakers in a reasonable extent.


Point of contact

Dr. André Nadolny

Network Manager Energy Innovation Europe

Tel.: +49 7961 9256-266





+49 7961 9256-0


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73479 Ellwangen


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