AVL is the world's largest independent company for the development, simulation and testing of powertrain systems (hybrid, combustion engine, transmission, electric drive, batteries, fuel cell and control technology) for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, construction, large engines and their integration into the vehicle. AVL Fuel Cell Canada (AVL FCC) is located in Vancouver and is responsible for all development activities of fuel cell stacks for the AVL company. AVL FCC mission is to be the technology leader and preferred development partner for innovative fuel cell technology. With the gold sponsorship of this year’s f-cell+HFC 2019, AVL demonstrates its commitment to our customers to be a world leading fuel cell stack engineering company and recognizes Vancouver as one of the birthplaces of modern fuel cell technology.
Ballard Power Systems Inc., is a world leader in the development, manufacture, sale and servicing of hydrogen fuel cells, with demonstrated advanced capabilities. Our products and services are used today in various markets, from heavy duty motive to materials handling, critical infrastructure backup power, UAV and rail applications. Ballard’s fuel cell stack technology offers a wide range of benefits within each of these markets, including lowering operating cost, longer operating lifetimes and positive environmental impacts. As a global company with presence in North America, Europe and China, we are working to accelerate fuel cell product adoption, by putting fuel cells to work through smarter, clean and reliable power solutions.
Greenlight Innovation makes the tools required to commercialize alternative energy technologies. Greenlight produces equipment used in the development and manufacture of hydrogen fuel cells, batteries and energy storage devices. Major automotive OEMs, leading universities, and research institutions rely on Greenlight’s advanced testing and manufacturing equipment to provide world-class tools for their programs. As the global leader in fuel cell testing and manufacturing solutions since 1992, Greenlight has the largest installation base of battery test systems, fuel cell testing solutions, and energy storage testing worldwide.
Greenlight is pleased to sponsor the 2019 f-cell + HFC event in Vancouver, the centre for fuel cell R&D.
The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) helps companies navigate the complexities of international markets and make better business decisions. The TCS is on the ground in more than 160 cities worldwide. We gain market intelligence, uncover opportunities for Canadian companies and help reduce business costs and risks. The TCS is a free service of the Government of Canada, helping companies to prepare for international markets, assess market potential, find qualified contacts and resolve business problems. Learn more at
Hydrogenics (NASDAQ: HYGS; TSX: HYG) is a global leader in the design, manufacture and commissioning of industrial and commercial hydrogen systems. With 70 years of experience, Hydrogenics is helping to accelerate a global shift to cleaner energy by delivering technologies for onsite hydrogen generation, fuel cell power modules for commuter bus and train fleets, stationary fuel cell back-up power and MW-scale power plants, and Power-to-Gas utility scale energy storage to provide grid services and renewable fuel. Hydrogenics is based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada with operations in North America, Europe and Asia.
British Columbia Ministry of Jobs, Trade & Technology
The Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology works with international companies to invest in British Columbia. Strategically located at the commercial crossroads between the Asia-Pacific region and North America, British Columbia is Canada's Pacific Rim province. Companies in British Columbia benefit from stable labour conditions and an exceptional multicultural work force that is well educated, highly skilled, and productive. We have a dedicated team of trade and investment professionals in British Columbia, as well as a network of international Trade and Investment Representatives based in China, Japan, Korea, India, Europe and the United States.
HTEC (Hydrogen Technology & Energy Corporation)
HTEC is unlocking the potential of hydrogen to reduce urban air pollution and the impacts of climate change by designing and building hydrogen fuel supply solutions to support the deployment of hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles. Partnering with government, industrial gas companies, key equipment suppliers, automotive companies, and energy companies, HTEC is delivering safe, reliable, convenient, sustainable and low-cost hydrogen to customers and consumers, how, when and where they need it. Learn more at www.htec.ca. HTEC: Fueling the Drive to Hydrogen.
Starting with the introduction of the Prius in 1997, Toyota has led the auto industry’s electrified powertrain revolution. Since that time, the company has sold more than 11 million electrified vehicles globally and is the number one seller of electrified vehicles in Canada. In its effort to reduce vehicle CO2 emissions by 90% of 2010 levels by 2050, Toyota offers drivers a range of lower emission vehicles to suit every lifestyle. The company has committed to building an electrified option for every model in its line-up by 2025, and is introducing new zero emission technologies such as hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles.