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NEW: PEM Electrolysis Stacks
now available!
The HIAT develops and produces PEM Electrolyzer
up to 100 bar differential pressure. More Details
Where can I get high-performance CCMs for
Electrolysis and fuel cell applications?
The HIAT develops and produces application-oriented
CCM's/ MEA's based on different membranes. More Details
How can you increase the performance
of fuel cells?
The HIAT uses thin tissue - reinforced membranes for
the production of CCMs. More Details
How does the commercialization of the
fuel cell technology succeed?
HIAT conducts research on cost-effective coating methods for fuel cells-
catalysts. More Details
Where and when does it make sense
to use a fuel cell?
The HIAT prepares feasibility studies for technical and business
economic implementation of hydrogen technologies. More Details
Is the PEM electrolysis also without precious metal-
catalysts possible?
The HIAT develops efficient platinum-free catalysts. More Details
How can research results be transferred into concrete applications?
The HIAT has various products within the framework of projects
for hydrogen and fuel cell technology. Mor Details

History & Location

The HIAT - Hydrogen Institute of Applied Technologies - was founded in 2002 as a non-profit research institute with the focus on hydrogen and fuel cell technology.
Since that time it has continously grown and established itself by its innovative and persistent work in the emerging field of fuel cell research. Thus the HIAT extended its activities to the field of distributed energy storage technology, including application-oriented information and communication technology.

The research of HIAT is based on ecological and economic relevance in the sector of hydrogen energy technology, including accumulator technology. The pioneering research in close coordination with technical development work requires continuous cooperation with partners from research and industry. For this reason, the Institute focuses on the translation of research results into innovative products, processes and procedures. This involves that the HIAT is contributing to the education and training of professionalsin in cooperation with universities and colleges.

Innovation in the north

The HIAT is located in the Hydrogen Centre (TGZ) in Schwerin, Germany. The 5000qm² area of the
TGZ park offer a lot of space for start-up companies, especially from the field of hydrogen, for advanced research, development and marketing of the promising hydrogen technology.

The central location between the leaders of the hydrogen and fuel cell technology in Hamburg, Berlin, Brandenburg and Berlin allows quick access to the main hydrogen regions and a wide radius for the many activities of the HIAT institute.
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