Automotive Day 2022: Market ramp-up of fuel cells and hydrogen technologies

Pôle Automobile Européen (PAE) event


5. April 2022, 10:00 Uhr-16.30 Uhr


The conference language is French and German. Simultaneous translation will be provided.

Die Veranstaltung wird simultan ins Deutsche und Französische übersetzt.

La conférence sera traduite simultanément en allemand et en français.



08.00 Uhr
Build up of exhibition area
09.00 Uhr
Registration of participants, visit to the exhibition
10.00 Uhr
Opening, lecture programme Introduction and welcome
Dr. Pascal Strobel ( und Vincent Carel (CCI Grand Est)

10.10 Uhr
Greetings Anke Rehlinger    
Minister for Economic Affairs, Labour, Energy and Transport of the Saarland

10.20 Uhr
Fuel cell as a main pillar of the ‘beyond tyre policy’ of Michelin
Valerie Bouillon-Delporte, Hydrogen ecosystem Director at Michelin, 1st Vice President of France Hydrogene & Former President of Hydrogen Europe

10.40 Uhr
Bosch fuel cell solutions for mobility applications
Dr.-Ing. Alexander Klonczynski, Vice President Manufacturing, Bosch

11.00 Uhr
Cross border production policy of fuel cell and its components
Michael Oberhansberg, Deputy Vice President German Business Development, Symbio

11.15 Uhr
DinamHyse - Hydrogen strategy in Grand Est / France

Nicolas Quéromès, Filière hydrogène, University of Lorraine

11.30 Uhr
Hydrogen-Pitch-Session (3 Minutes each)

12.30 Uhr
Lunch, networking and visit to the exhibition        

13.30 Uhr
Panel discussion Hydrogen: Opportunities and risks in the automotive industry
Dr. Martin J. Thul, Commercial Vehicle Cluster Südwests, Rhineland-Palatinat
Anthony Auert, Cluster Manager AutoMobility, Luxinnovation
Hermann Guss,
Nicolas Quéromès, Filière hydrogène, University of Lorraine
Moderation: Prof. Dr. Pierre Duysinx, University of Liège

14.30 Uhr
Visit to the exhibition and networking

15.20 Uhr
Summary and closing remarks

15.30 Uhr
Site Visits (Michelin, Schaeffler, Bosch)
The site visits present the respective, local production plant without a special focus on fuel cell and hydrogen technology.

16.30 Uhr
End of event




Companies and research institutes with expertise in the field of hydrogen and fuel cells are cordially invited to present these in the exhibition area of the event.


The number of participants is limited to 150.

The number of participants for the Site Visit at Michelin is limited to 35.
The number of participants for the Bosch Site Visit at Bosch is limited to 24.
The number of participants for the Site Visit at Schaeffler is limited to 15.

The exhibition area offers space for a maximum of 20 participants.




Georg Pohl Beauftragter im Interreg-Projekt Pole Automobile Européen

Project Manager European Automotive Cluster (PAE) Saarland

Tel: 0175 8634 260





Michelin Reifenwerke AG & Co. KGaA - Werk Homburg

Berliner-Straße 133

Edouard-Michelin-Platz 1

66424 Homburg