Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre

This initiative supports Greater Manchester-based companies develop cutting-edge fuel cells and fuel cell materials and technologies.

As an SME with a base in Greater Manchester, your business could benefit from fully funded access to world-leading expertise and facilities in Manchester to innovate new products/services in clean technology.

Through a series of workshops, we will bring together forward thinking businesses to develop knowledge of the competitive advantage provided by hydrogen and fuel cell technology.

We will introduce you to the latest thinking innovation development and help you anticipate the rapidly changing, dynamic energy market.

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Greater Manchester SMEs within the low carbon and environmental goods (LCEG) sector can attend specialist workshops organised by the Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre. 

Date Time Workshop Description
10 October 2019 AM & PM

Project Induction (AM)

Market Opportunities for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology (PM)

An introduction to the Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre and a detailed look at the future energy economy, including the direction of the market.

17 October 2019 AM & PM

Exploring Fuel Cell Technology (AM)

Effectuation and the innovation process (PM)

An introduction to the science behind hydrogen and fuel cell technology. An investigation of current activity across the globe and an overview of commercially available technology including a hands on demonstration. 

31 October 2019 AM  Rapid Innovation Techniques  A fully interactive session on how to configure and apply the “Design Thinking” method to create a rapid innovation process that can be used in any business.
07 November 2019 AM Prototyping and 3D Printing

The role and benefits of rapid prototyping, including 3D printing, in new product and service development. How prototyping can reduce risk and cost.

This practical session will include a demonstration of the facilities at Print City including the cutting edge 3D printing and laser cutting technology.

14 November 2019

AM Review Session This Fuel Cell Innovation group is an opportunity to reflect on the specialist injections of knowledge and translate into practical actions.
21 November 2019 AM Working with the Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre How to collaborate with a research institution, accessing research and laboratory support. The session will also cover an overview of Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and potential sources of funding.
A date and time that's convenient for your business   Technical 1-2-1 A meeting with the research team to answer your questions about Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology

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Call: +44 (0)161 247 3871



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