The EFCF 2021 conference topics are set but not limited to:

Fundamentals of low-temperature fuel cells

01  Electrocatalysis of the oxygen reduction and the hydrogen oxidation reaction
02  Membrane materials for acidic & alkaline fuel cell
03  Design of membrane electrode assemblies (MEAs)      
04  Pt and Pt-free electrocatalysts
05  Catalyst and MEA degradation mechanisms

Electrolysis and electrolyzers

06  Electrocatalysts for the oxygen and hydrogen evolution reactions
07  Electrolysis in alkaline and acidic media
08  CO2 reduction to fuels and chemicals
09  Direct fuel cells

Advanced diagnostics & modeling

10  Transport characterization in porous transport layers       
11  Analysis of MEA degradation and evaluation of mitigation strategies
12  Operando analysis
13  Modeling of kinetics and transport

Applications and design of fuel cells, electrolysers and systems

14  Design of MEAs and flow-fields for high current density operation       
15  Stack and stack component design and operation
16  Stack and system characterization and integration
17  Durability, lifetime and LCA
18  Balance of plant components for fuel cells and electrolyzers
19  Application integration and testing

Hydrogen processing

20  Purification & Compression       
21  Materials and devices for on-board & off-board storage
22  Distribution & Fuelling
23  Balance of plant components

Market and Deployment

24  Rollout & Operation: Portable, stationary, mobile incl.  infrastructure (road, water, air, space)       
25  Business & economy models, scenarios with completing and competing technologies
26  H2 Technologies as enabler for renewables, assessment & applicability
27  Major regional & company demonstration and developments


28  International project presentations, Success stories & Education
29  Keynote - Plenary Presentation - Invited Talks
30  Others (use note to describe)


Separate Call for Papers in Jan 2021 for
       Microbial, Enzymatic & Bio-Photovoltaic
       Electrochemical Reactors - Fuel Cells & Electrolyser
Systems - int. Microbial Enzymatic Electrochemical Platform

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