Funding call for green hydrogen research cooperation between Germany and Japan

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Deadline: 2021/09/10: BMBF and JST funding will be provided for cooperation between German and Japanese partners from science and industry (2+2) in international collaborative research projects in accordance with Module C of the announcement of regulations for funding international projects on the topic of green hydrogen (for further information, see link below).

Thematic priorities of the funding

1. Efficient and sustainable materials for hydrogen technologies
2. Sustainable propulsion systems for maritime transport based on green hydrogen technologies

The application is a two-phase procedure. In the 1st phase applicants should submit a proposal to the DLR Project Management Agency (German partners) and the Japan Science and Technology Agency (Japanese partners) by September 10, 2021, in electronical form.

German applicants should contact the DLR Project Management Agency (European and International Cooperation).


Japanese applicants should contact Mr. Masayoshi Higuchi, Japan Science and Technology Agency.


Contact persons:
For more information about the subject of the call, please contact:

Dr Ludwig Kammesheidt
Phone: +49 228 – 38 21-1729
Fax: +49 228 – 38 21-1444

For administrative matters, please contact:

Ms Birgit Ehrenberg
Phone: +49 228 – 38 21-1471
Fax: +49 228 – 38 21-1444

Contact person in Japan:

Mr. Masayoshi Higuchi
Japan Science and Technology Agency
Department of International Affairs
7, Gobancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0076
Telephone: +81-(0)3-52 14-73 75