Springschool Hydrogen Technology 2023

27.03. - 31.03.2023

This springschool is intended as a scientific exchange on the subject of hydrogen related technologies and their applications – from generation of hydrogen and its derivatives over storage and distribution to end use and start-ups in the field. It will give insights from the point of view of research as well as hydrogen related industries.

Hydrogen Economy

Hydrogen Economy (Grafik: Helmholtz-Klima-Initiative/Tanja Hildebrandt)

Key facts

  • Organisers: • Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon
    • DLR Institute of Maritime Energy Systems
    • DLR Institute of Networked Energy Systems
    • FH Westküste University of Applied Sciences (FHW)
  • Date: March, 27 - 31, 2023
  • Venue Youth Hostel Zündholzfabrik, Elbstraße 2, 21481 Lauenburg/Elbe, Germany (
  • Target group PhD and Master students. A certificate of attendance will be issued.
  • Cost Participation fees will be announced in due time.
  • PhD students being shortly before submission of their thesis will have the opportunity to present their thesis in a 3 minutes pitch talk (max. 3 slides) to the audience. Target: to establish and foster contacts to future employers from academia and industry. Please indicate your interest upon preregistration.
  • Preregistration for receiving updated information

Contents (preliminary)

Day 1: Hydrogen generation and potential sources
Day 2: Hydrogen Storage
Day 3: Hydrogen Transport
Day 3 cont.: Materials challenges in hydrogen related technologies
Day 4: Hydrogen distribution and infrastructure
Day 4 cont.: Hydrogen Derivatives
Day 5: Hydrogen Applications


Mrs. Sabine Schrader
Mrs. Sabine Schrader

Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon

Phone: +49 4152 87 2542

E-mail contact


Mrs. Hilke Piazza
Mrs. Hilke Piazza

DLR Inst. of Maritime Energy Systems

Phone: +49 4152 – 84881 05

E-mail contact



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The organisers thankfully acknowledge partial funding by the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Culture (MBWFK, https://www.schleswig-holstein.de/EN/StateGovernment/III/iii_node.html) of the Federal State of Schleswig-Holstein with funds from H2Fonds: mehr

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The organisers thankfully acknowledge partial funding from the Hamburg Centre of Advanced Materials: mehr