Re-imagine what hydrogen can do.


Be awarded
for your innovation.

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The H2 Refuel Accelerator — a unique partnership between Fraunhofer TechBridge, Greentown Labs and the Urban Future Lab — offers unparalleled collaboration opportunities for startups who want to bring their hydrogen innovation from concept to market with the support of Shell, Toyota, and NYSERDA. Selected awardee(s) are eligible for one or more of the following:

  • Up to $50,000 in startup technology validation, demonstration and piloting services from the Fraunhofer R&D network.

  • Desk space at one or both of the partnered incubators located in NYC and Boston

  • 80+ hours of training and mentorship from the region’s top business and industry experts

  • Access to mentors and connections from Shell and Toyota’s networks

  • The opportunity to build close relationships with Shell and Toyota which may, upon program conclusion, result in an investment, joint development agreement, technical project, pilot and/or additional partnership format(s).

  • Visibility as a H2 Refuel Accelerator ‘Finalist’


Request for Proposals

We are requesting applications for solutions and startup technologies that enhance the adoption of hydrogen infrastructure and supply chain technologies through cost reduction, reliability and new capabilities.

Details can be found by downloading the Request for Proposals link below.


Application Timeline