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June 18, 2024

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Tickets to the HYDROVERSE CONVENTION are available via Eventbrite. Attendance at our event is free of charge, but booking a ticket is mandatory. We look forward to seeing you! 

Even though the ticket is free of charge, we kindly request that you inform Carolin Nickel ( or send your cancellation via Eventbrite in case you are unable to attend. This helps us to plan more sustainably. Your cooperation is appreciated.


About the Event

Welcome to the HYDROVERSE CONVENTION, where we focus on start-up innovation, venture building, implementation of innovative hydrogen technologies, financing and funding, recruitment, and much more! 


Experience the HYDROVERSE CONVENTION in our trailer: We’ll be back again this year with even more start-ups, speakers and an expanded program. Join us for the next round of hydrogen innovation!

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Last year’s HYDROVERSE CONVENTION was a huge success with more than 350 hydrogen experts gathering in Essen, Germany.

Take a stroll down memory lane and discover the first HYDROVERSE CONVENTION in our recap.

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Discover insightful pitches, thought-provoking panels and inspiring networking sessions. We are designing the program to create an engaging experience for attendees of all backgrounds and interests.

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Our program will be announced soon. Stay tuned!

10:30-10:45 AM

Opening address

with Hendrik Wüst, Minister President of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia

10:45-11:10 AM

Keynote #1

Keynote Speaker: Michael Liebreich (Managing Partner of EcoPragma Capital and CEO of Liebreich Associates)

11:10-12:00 AM

Pitching Session: H2UB SPRINT #5 on stage

#HYDROVERSE Jury: Cristina Doumitrachko (DeepTech & Climate Fonds), Dörte Hirschberg (Climentum Capital), Dr. Charlotte Kirk (Fortescue Energy), Khangzhen Leow (AP Ventures), Kai Martin (Shell Ventures), Dr. Johannes Triebs (Earlybird-X)

12:00-12:30 PM

Panel #1 - Push and Pull: Stimulating and financing the H2 economy to catalyse growth

With Guillaume Lesueur (Hy24) and Katherina Reiche (Westenergie)

Host: Moritz Glettenberg (H2UB)

12:30-02:15 PM

B2B Meeting – One-on-One Sessions – Exhibition

02:15 - 02:45 PM

Keynote #2

Keynote Speaker: Jorgo Chatzimarkakis (Hydrogen Europe)

02:45 - 3:30 PM

Pitching Session: Start-ups ready to scale

with Globe Fuel Cell Systems, Hyterra, Stargate Hydrogen and Turn2X

3:30 - 4:00 PM

Panel #2 - Open for collaboration: hydrogen production, steel industry and hard-to-abate emissions

With Nils Aldag (Sunfire) and Dr. Sopna Sury (RWE)

Host: Dr. Aljoscha Frede (H2UB)

04:00 - 04:45 PM


04:45 - 05:15 PM

Panel #3 - Start, Scale, Grow! From prototyping to industrial scaling

With Philipp Engelkamp (Ineratec) and Luc Graré (Lhyfe)

Host: Achmed Junusov (H2UB)

05:15 - 05:45 PM

Fireside Chat: Climate challenge calling! Serial Entrepreneurs moving into Hydrogen

With Trevor Best (Syzygy Plasmonics), Niklas Friederichsen (Greenlyte) and Philipp Kessler (Turn2X)

Host: Uwe Kerkmann (H2UB)

05:45 - 06:00 PM

Award Ceremony

Presentation of the HYDROVERSE CONVENTION Award