Dr. Marcus Gebhard
Programme Manager Hydrogen and Fuel Cells (Components & Systems)
Development of a mass-produced electric compressor to increase the power density of fuel cells
The use of compressors is a common and efficient method to increase the power density of fuel cells and consequently to reduce the size and costs of fuel cell systems. In the FCC project, a series-ready electrically-powered air compressor is therefore to be developed. Through full integration of the power electronics and by maintaining a strict focus on durability, manufacturability and low production costs, the aim is to develop a compact solution that will meet the performance and price requirements of the automotive industry, for the first time.
|Partner||Start of term||End of term||Funding amount|
|Pankl Turbosystems GmbH||01.10.2019||30.09.2022||1,170,689.00 €|
|Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung eingetragener Verein||01.11.2019||30.09.2021||298,750.00 €|
|Zentrum für Sonnenenergie- und Wasserstoff-Forschung Baden-Württemberg (ZSW)||01.01.2020||30.06.2022||403,795.00 €|