Hydrogenious wins IHK founder`s award
July 28th, 2017
The chamber of commerce (IHK) honoured three startups of the region with this year`s 22nd IHK Founder`s Award for Middle Franconia. Hydrogenious Technologies was one of the three winners and our founder Dr. Daniel Teichmann and two of our three founding professors, Prof. Wolfgang Arlt and Prof. Peter Wasserscheid, where awarded with the price at yesterday`s evening event at the IHK in Nuremberg. The team of Hydrogenious Technologies is honoured and we congratulate the two additional winners!
The chamber of commerce Nuremberg for Middle Franconia awards the IHK Founder`s Award Middle Franconia since 1996 to young and innovative companies that create jobs and economic growth in the region. With the tremendous growth of Hydrogenious Technologies over the past years since the formation of the company in 2013 to almost 50 employees in 2017 and with our innovative solution for safe and efficient hydrogen storage in LOHC, Hydrogenious Technologies was able to convince the high-ranking jury.
The award aims to support the regional entrepreneurial spirit and is endowed with 10,000 Euros.
Read the official press release by IHK here (in German): IHK press release
Additional information on the IHK Founder`s Award Middle Franconia can be found on the Website of the IHK Founder`s Award Middle Franconia.
Finally, a detailed company profile including a company video can be found here: Hydrogenious company profile
Receiving the IHK Founder’s Award Middle Franconia during the official evening program. From left to right: Moderator Dr. Kathrin Degmair (Bayerischer Rundfunk), IHK president Dirk von Vopelius, Yvonne Stolpmann (IHK Nuremberg for Middle Franconia), Peter Kurz (Leonhard Kurz Stiftung & Co. KG), Hydrogenious CEO Dr. Daniel Teichmann (Hydrogenious Technologies GmbH), Prof. Dr. Peter Wasserscheid, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Arlt (founding professors of Hydrogenious Technologies, FAU)), Harald Bretting (City of Erlangen) und Prof. Dr. Kathrin M. Möslein (Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg).
From left to right: Jürgen Kempfle (Sparkasse Erlangen), IHK president Dirk von Vopelius, Hydrogenious CEO Dr. Daniel Teichmann (Hydrogenious Technologies GmbH), Prof. Dr. Peter Wasserscheid, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Arlt und Prof. Dr. Kathrin M. Möslein (Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg).
Hydrogenious Technologies is the global technology leader in Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) hydrogen storage. The technology allows safe and efficient storage and transport of hydrogen in liquid hydrogen carriers. Hydrogenious’ LOHC technology has the potential to deeply decarbonize many sectors in industry and energy.
More information on our LOHC technology can be found here.