Development of a new GDL specifically for heavy-duty applications

ZielThe aim of the GALLIA project is the development of a gas diffusion layer (GDL) and the optimisation of operating strategies to enable stack lifetimes of 20,000 hours for use in the heavy-duty segment.

For this purpose, the ageing mechanisms are analysed with a focus on the influences of operational management and the critical interactions of the GDL with other cell components. Important tools are the combination of simulation and imaging methods, especially with regard to water management.

Funding Code

Partner Start of term End of term Funding amount
EKPO Fuel Cell Technologies GmbH01.01.2231.12.241,333,436.00 €
Freudenberg Performance Materials GmbH & Co. KG01.01.2231.12.24940,908.00 €
Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH01.01.2231.12.24883,520.00 €
Zentrum für Sonnenenergie- und Wasserstoff-Forschung Baden-Württemberg (ZSW)01.01.2231.12.241,044,075.00 €
4,201,939.00 €

Classification in Research and Development