National Innovation Programme Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology (NIP)

Hydrogen and fuel cell technology will play an essential role in the future of mobility and energy supply. In order to guarantee the further development of these technologies, in 2006 government, industry and science began a strategic alliance called the National Innovation Programme Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology (NIP).

NIP funding programme

Based on the government’s 2016 to 2026 hydrogen and fuel cell technology programme, the interdisciplinary National Innovation Programme H…

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Hydrogen regions in Germany

The federal government’s climate protection goals are clearly defined: CO2 reductions of up to 95 per cent by the year 2050. This requires a…

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Project finder

Here you will find an overview of National Innovation Programme (NIP) projects (some in German only).

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Hydrogen mobility

The promise of driving without limits or emissions is tied to a simple chemical element: hydrogen.

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Development of a hydrogen refuelling station network

Development of a hydrogen refuelling station network for fuel cell vehicles in Germany

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Power & heat with fuel cells

Fuel cells deliver electricity and consume hydrogen and oxygen (air) to this end. Depending on the construction, the electricity yield per…

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Uninterruptible power supply with fuel cells

Fuel cell systems are available today in a variety of sizes and power ranges. Large modules of interconnected cells achieve high output…

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Internationale Kooperationen

Über internationale Kooperationen vertritt die NOW GmbH als Programmgesellschaft des Bundes die Position Deutschlands als aktiver Treiber …

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