Get ready for the future
Bratislava, Slovakia and online
17. - 18. 05. 2022


ABOUT CONFERENCE Get ready for the future!

As economies around the world seek efficient and sustainable solutions to reduce CO2 emissions, key questions arise: what is the role and future of hydrogen technologies and fuel cells in the transportation sector? Do experts on hydrogen predict a bright future?


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Great Speakers

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Latest trends in sustainable transport technologies

The aim of the upcoming conference is not only to answer well-known questions, but also to bring the latest views of influential political leaders, world pioneers, and representatives of the largest automobile companies, entrepreneurs and the scientific community; on how to make more efficient use of hydrogen technologies for smart mobility in the future.


Presentations of top inventors in field

In addition, for the first time, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will present a study mapping all existing hydrogen technologies, examples of recent worldwide inventions, analyzing the dynamics of patenting, case studies in technology transfer from university to industry, assessing environmental aspects and comparing their sustainability with electricity means of transport.

LISTEN TO THE Event Speakers

Daren Tang

Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization WIPO

Richard Sulík

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy of the Slovak Republic

Matúš Medvec

President of the Industrial Property Office of the Slovak Republic

Antonio Campinos

President of European Patent Office, EPO

Martina Lyons

Associate Programme Officer – Innovation and End use sectors, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

Zeng Yanni

Deputy Director General of the Intellectual Property Development and Research Center

Juraj Sinay

Coordinator of hydrogen technologies in the Slovak Republic

Peter Blaškovitš

Director General of Slovak Innovation and Energy Agency SIEA

Alan Kneisz

Vice President – Business Development, Advent Technologies Holdings

André Harry Martin

André Martin Consulting – Industrie- und Politikberatung

Andrew Czajkowski

Director of the Technology and Innovation Support Division of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

Jürgen Guldner

Hydrogen Technologies at the BMW Group

Michael Schier

Head of department Vehicle Energy Concepts

Ján Weiterschütz

Chairman of the National Hydrogen Association of Slovakia NVAS

Viktor Borecky

Manager, Mobility Policy of the Hydrogen Europe

Stanislav Mišák

Technical University of Ostrava

Krzysztof Zdziarski

CEO, PESA Bydgoszcz S.A.

Frank Passing

intuitive.AI GmbH, Hamburg, Germany

Tomáš Brestovič

Vicedean for innovations and transfer of technology Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Technical University of Košice

Tim Karlsson

Executive Director of the International Partnership for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells in the Economy (IPHE) Secretariat

Christian Mohrdieck

CKCO of cellcentric GmbH & Co. KG

István Lepsényi

Chairman of Hungarian Hydrogen Technology Association

Stephan Herbst

Technical Head Powertrain Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Business Unit of Toyota Motor Europe’s (TME) R&D and Fuel Cell Business Group

Hildegard Müller

President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry

Tomáš Herink

Member of the Board of Directors, ORLEN Unipetrol Group

Thomas Koch

Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Karlsruhe, Germany

Štefan Rosina

Prezident MATADOR Group a predseda predstavenstva Matador Holding, a. s.

Roger Spitz

President of Techistential, Chairman of Disruptive Futures Institute

Hongxing Xie

Director of Bluetech Clean Air Alliance (BCAA), core committee member of WIPO GREEN which is the Sustainable Technology Exchange of WIPO, member of Beijing Intellectual Property Expert Database.

Petr Mervart

Plenipotentiary of the Minister of Industry and Trade for Hydrogen Technologies, Czech Republic

Dan Kurucz

CEO of Alstom Czech Republic and Slovakia

Patrick Huber

Chairman of H2 Energy Holding AG and Business Development Executive of Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility

Jochen Spuck

Jochen Spuck, EconSight Chief Technology Officer




  • 8:00 – 9:00

    Welcome Coffee and Registration

  • 9:15 – 9:40

    Welcoming Speech

  • 9:40 – 11:20

    SESSION 1: Intellectual Property (IP) and Innovation Ecosystem Supporting Hydrogen Technologies.

    Presentations followed by panel discussion with representatives of international institutions, national policymakers and NGOs on the role of hydrogen in energy and innovation policies, as well as the role of IP in fostering innovation in this field.

  • 11:20 - 12:15

    SESSION 2: Practical Use of Hydrogen Prospects for the Slovak Economy.

    Panel discussion dedicated to discuss existing hydrogen technologies, with emphasis on the protection of intellectual property

  • 12:15 – 13:30


  • 13:30 – 14:30

    SESSION 3: WIPO Patent Landscape Report on Hydrogen Technologies in Transport

    During this session the WIPO Patent Landscape Report on Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technologies in Transport will be launched. The findings of the report will be presented, and a discussion will follow addressing technology and patenting trends, along with different factors which can play a role in the field´s dynamics and future.

  • 14:30 – 16:00

    SESSION 4: Transport Industry Perspective: Use of Hydrogen Today and Tomorrow.

    Panel and discussions with participation of industry leaders, who will present current trends in the transport sector using clean hydrogen, as well as assessing environmental aspects and comparing their sustainability with electricity means of transport

  • 16:00 – 16:30

    Networking Coffee

  • 16:30 – 18:00

    SESSION 5: Transport Industry Perspective: Use of Hydrogen Today and Tomorrow.

    Panel discussion with leading experts on current and future trends in the transport sector using clean hydrogen, as well as adressing environmental aspects including as compared to electric means of transport.

  • 9:00 – 10:00

    Networking Coffee

  • 10:00 – 11:30

    SESSION 6: Contribution of Academia to Hydrogen Innovation

    The contribution of academia in the development of hydrogen technologies and their applications in the field of transport. This session will further discuss the use of the IP system by universities, partnerships of industry with academia and commercialization of developed technologies.

  • 11:30 - 12:00


    The vision of hydrogen mobility and the potential development of different means of technologies based on green energy

  • 12:00 - 12:15


  • 12:15 - 14:00


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The safety, health and well-being of our speakers and attendees remains our top priority, therefore the organizer reserves the right to apply measures to address the current pandemic situation.


Hydrogen Technologies are Becoming a Reality

Combustion engines destroy the environment and fuel prices withdraw much more money from our wallets.

Conference Hydrogen technologies in transport is postponed

We regret to inform you that, as the impact of the pandemic is not favourable

Transport and its Impact on the Environment

More than one Third of Final Energy in the EU is now Consumed by Transport

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Under the auspices of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy of the Slovak Republic Richard Sulík.

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