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Plastic Omnium opens hydrogen storage R&D centers

The Plastic Omnium Group has recently opened a new research and development centre in Belgium to focus on emissions control and fuel systems, as well as new energies.

The Deltatech centre opened in Brussels, Belgium on July 1. This center is the company‚Äôs Clean Energy Systems business Research and Innovation center, focusing on emissions reduction and fuel systems. It is also the spearhead for R&D into new energies, fuel cells and hydrogen storage. By the end of 2019, it is expected to employ 150 engineers and technicians. It is the Group’s third global R&D center.

Published: 12th July 2019

Funding

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no. 820567.

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