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.

Read the Fuel Cell Brochure

Workshops

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

Cohort 7

Date Time Workshop Description
27th February 2020 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.
5th March 2020 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. 
11th March 2020 AM Design Sprint 1: Frame, Understand & Empathise  A practical session to solve customer problems through the application of a design sprint methodology that can be embedded in any business. This session covers the first 3 phases.
18th March 2020 AM Design Sprint 2: Ideate, Prototype, Test A practical session to solve customer problems though the application of a design sprint methodology that can be embedded in any business. The session covers phases 4 to 6.
26th March 2020 AM Project review Reflect on the knowledge gained, discuss and translate into practical actions.
2nd April 2020 AM Working with the Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre Goal setting and defining the next steps required to take innovation forward. An overview of how to collaborate with a research institution, accessing lab support, knowledge transfer partnerships and potential sources of funding.

Cohort 8

Date Time Workshop Description
7th May 2020 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.
14th May 2020 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. 
21st May 2020 AM Design Sprint 1: Frame, Understand & Empathise  A practical session to solve customer problems through the application of a design sprint methodology that can be embedded in any business. This session covers the first 3 phases.
4th June 2020 AM Design Sprint 2: Ideate, Prototype, Test A practical session to solve customer problems though the application of a design sprint methodology that can be embedded in any business. The session covers phases 4 to 6.
11th June 2020 AM Project review Reflect on the knowledge gained, discuss and translate into practical actions.
18th June 2020 AM Working with the Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre Goal setting and defining the next steps required to take innovation forward. An overview of how to collaborate with a research institution, accessing lab support, knowledge transfer partnerships and potential sources of funding.

Cohort 9

Date Time Workshop Description
8th October 2020 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.
15th October 2020 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. 
22nd October 2020 AM Design Sprint 1: Frame, Understand & Empathise  A practical session to solve customer problems through the application of a design sprint methodology that can be embedded in any business. This session covers the first 3 phases.
29th October 2020 AM Design Sprint 2: Ideate, Prototype, Test A practical session to solve customer problems though the application of a design sprint methodology that can be embedded in any business. The session covers phases 4 to 6.
5th November 2020 AM Project review Reflect on the knowledge gained, discuss and translate into practical actions.
12th November 2020 AM Working with the Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre Goal setting and defining the next steps required to take innovation forward. An overview of how to collaborate with a research institution, accessing lab support, knowledge transfer partnerships and potential sources of funding.

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Contact the Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre

 

Call: +44 (0)161 247 3871

Email: mfcic@mmu.ac.uk

 

Take a look at the official Fuel Cell Centre website for the latest news and information.

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