FC EXPO Technical Conference Program

FC-9 Market Trends and Business Opportunities for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells: Hydrogen and China as the Centre of Attention
Mar. 1 (Fri) 9:30 - 11:30
コースリーダー: Course Leader:  Tomohide Kazama, Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. Tomohide Kazama, Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.
サブコースリーダー: Sub Course Leader:  Tohru Kato, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) Tohru Kato, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

Current Status and Outlook of Fuel Cell Market in Major Fields

There are six fields for applications of fuel cells. [Business/industry, residential, passenger car, power for vehicle, portable/backup, mobile electronic device]. We will explain current status and outlook, how to use, manufacturers activity, market volume etc.
Fuji Keizai Co., Ltd. Osaka Marketing Div., Assistant Manager, Keita Watanabe Keita Watanabe Assistant Manager, Osaka Marketing Div., Fuji Keizai Co., Ltd.
講演者プロフィールSpeaker Profile
I have been investigating the environment and energy market since 2000. Since 2002, we have launched the research division of the fuel cell market. We are updating the fuel cell market report every year in cooperation with our related departments, and I am a survey and editor.

Update of Worldwide Hydrogen Promotion Organization Hydrogen Council's Actions

Hydrogen Council was initiated in early '17 with 13 companies now increases to 53 companies including Chinese and new industries such as Electricity and Aviation. It actions varies from publishing first quantitative report "Hydrogen Scaling Up" toward decarbonized society to co-organize the international ministerial meeting in order to discuss the role of hydrogen in the coming decarbonized society. In this session those actions update and progress will be presented.
Toyota Motor Corp. Advanced R&D Management Div., Professional Partner, Katsuhiko Hirose Katsuhiko Hirose Professional Partner, Advanced R&D Management Div., Toyota Motor Corp.
講演者プロフィールSpeaker Profile
Educated as Physicist then joined Toyota and working for 38years including first digital controlled engine management, Hybrid vehicle development and Fuel Cell system development. Initiated several organizations such as German H2mobility, Hydrogen Council. Currently working to promote hydrogen as an energy vector in the coming low carbon.

Status and Prospect of Hydrogen and Fuel Cell R&D in China

After becoming the largest market and producer of battery electric vehicles, China is shifting its R&D efforts to hydrogen and fuel cell. This talk will give an overview of China's strategy and policy, introduce the major events, mega projects and key players, and discuss the challenges and prospect.
Tsinghua University Dept. of Automotive Engineering, Professor, Jianbo Zhang Jianbo Zhang Professor, Dept. of Automotive Engineering, Tsinghua University
講演者プロフィールSpeaker Profile
Prof. Jianbo Zhang obtained his Doctoral Degree in Aerodynamics in the University of Tokyo, Japan, in 2000. After that, he worked in Nissan Research Center, Japan, for 11 years in the field of fuel cell and lithium-ion battery. He is now a professor in the Dept. of Automotive Engineering of Tsinghua University, China, studying electrochemical power sources for the electric vehicles.

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