Fuel Cell Research, Testing and Manufacturing wing
- First-in-Australia hydrogen fuel cell assembly, testing, manufacturing and research facility.
- Specialist fuel cell equipment to assemble and test fuel cells.
- Application testing for prototype and commercially available fuel cells.
- Specialised controlled indoor and outdoor spaces to safely meet standards of storing, supplying, managing and utilising pressurised gases.
- Supports the development of new technologies to produce next generation high-power fuel cells (first for heavy vehicles, then for other mobile and stationary ap-plications).
- First Australian opportunity for training and professional development of the fuel cell workforce of the future.
- Outputs contribute to development of regulations and safety standards in the new fuel cell sector.
- Light-duty laboratory and prototyping facilities.
- Collaborative workspace that links industry and research and offers direct access to Hydrogen Testbeds research and manufacturing spaces.
- Based on the Deakin Waurn Ponds campus ManuFutures precinct.
- Fosters and fast-tracks new hydrogen thinking.
- Incubator for hydrogen technology start-ups.
- Multi-use space for industry and academic events, projects and other discreet initiatives that generate or foster hydrogen expertise and/or entrepreneurialism.
Education and Training wing
- Science on display activities to support community education and awareness.
- Seminar and training spaces to support informal and formal education and training activities.
- Collaborative design for all occupants and visitors.
- One of Australia’s first training facilities that will ready Australians for the hydrogen jobs of the future.
- Engaging communities to build awareness and acceptance of hydrogen as a future fuel.
- Provides opportunities to demonstrate and demystify hydrogen technology and usage.
Hycel future location