The Midlands at the forefront of hydrogen innovation

HORIBA MIRA’s Managing Director, Declan Allen, has joined the Industrial Advisory Group of HyDEX, a project fostering the creation of a new hydrogen industrial economy in the Midlands as part of the transition to net zero.

Led by Keele University, the £4.9 million three-year project, funded via the RED Fund scheme and run by Research England, part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), will see the Energy Research Accelerator (ERA) partners make available £111m worth of hydrogen facilities, large scale demonstration programmes, and research capabilities to regional businesses.

The programme will allow SMEs, established Midlands-based and UK commercial partners, and multinational businesses to accelerate the development and viability of new hydrogen products, transition from declining industrial sectors, train and re-skill, supported by the expertise of leading industrial partners in transport, heating and manufacturing technologies…Read more