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Project was presented versatile

September 24, 2021
The HiPowAR concept was presented in many ways this month. Dr. Ralf Kriegel presented the idea of the technology at a total of three events, including the online workshop "Flexible Energy Conversion" and the workshop "High Temperature Membrane Reactors and their Potential Applications" in Jülich.
With his presentation "High Efficiency Energy Conversion Processes and their Potential for Biomass and Waste", which Dr. Kriegel gave at the 21st (digital) Wood Energy Congress in the session "Environmental and Emission Technology Developments", he addressed, among others, representatives from the European Commission/DG Energy as well as representatives from Greenpeace, BUND e.V. and WWF Germany, who were present at the congress.


Successful presentation at the ATI Conference 2021

September 21, 2021
Last Friday, Alberto Cammarata (PhD student at Politecnico di Milano) had the pleasure of presenting a paper on the first results of the HiPowAR system simulations at the ATI 2021 conference. He was one of the 125 presenters whose conference paper "Simulation of the HiPowAR power generation system for steam-nitrogen expansion after ammonia oxidation in a high-pressure oxygen membrane reactor" (A. Cammarata, P. Colbertaldo, and S. Campanari) was accepted in advance by the ATI conference organisers.
Our HiPowAR project was thus presented to a large audience in the Italian region.


HiPowAR at ATI conference 2021 in Italy

September 16, 2021
On Friday, September 17th, 2021, at ATI 2021 conference Alberto Cammarata (PhD student at Politecnico di Milano) will hold an oral presentation of the accepted contribution regarding the first set of results of the HiPowAR system simulations. The work details two plant schemes for the full-scale deployment (i.e., for application with 100 MW rated output), showing the promising electric efficiency values and the potential for pressure optimization.

ATI is the Italian Association of Thermotechnics. It operates in the field of energy conversion and aims at fostering research, innovation, and knowledge transfer between universities, research centres, and industries. The annual conference is a meeting point for professors and researchers in the fields of Thermodynamics, Machines, and Energy Systems with representatives of the industrial entities working around energy conversion and related devices.

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HiPowAR project meeting

September 15, 2021
Yesterday our annual project meeting took place, after the kick-off of HiPowAR about one year ago. A total of 17 participants took part, among them Dipl.-Ing. Roberto Lisker, Technical University Wildau, and Dipl.-Ing. Christian Kunkel, MAN Energy Solutions SE, members of our scientific advisory board. 

The project has made good progress in the first year, which we are happy with. All project partners are looking forward to a personal exchange soon, as this year's meeting unfortunately had to take place digitally.

On the way to green ammonia

Under the title "On the way to green ammonia", the current Leibniz Nordost magazine, the journal of the Leibniz institutes in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, presents the collaborative project HiPowAR and its goals.

The Leibniz Nordost Magazin informs biannually about current research from the institutes, gives impressions of institute life and introduces research personalities.

You can read the article here.

Successful launch at "Research Meets Industry" event

Bringing business, stakeholders and researchers together to explore the innovation potential of their research is the mission of the online event „Research Meets Industry“ which took place on 4th March 2021. Dr. Angela Kruth and Dr. Ralf Kriegel participated on behalf of the HiPowAR project in this matchmaking event for FET projects focused on energy and enviroment.

Both presented the project to an audience of almost 70 people, including representatives of various industry partners as well as the programme managers of the European Innovation Council (EIC) Francesco Matteucci and Antonio Marco Pantaleo.

The aim of the event is to find partners with investors and industry representatives who are interested in continuing and further developing the technology or who want to invest in the "scaling up". This ist o intended to ensure that "breakthrough technologies" also reach the market.

For the HiPowAR project, which has only been running for 6 months (start in September 2020), it was a successful launch to present the project concept and project goal.
More information about the event, the projects presented and the industry stakeholders can be found in the booklet.

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HiPowAR will be presented at "Research Meet the Industry" Event

March 4, 2021

The next “Research Meets the Industry” event is dedicated to the fields of Energy and Environment.
Dr. Angela Kruth and Dr. Ralf Kriegel will present the HiPowAR project to potential business stakeholders.

The event provides a safe space for to FET/EIC Pathfinder projects to present their research ideas and results and offers a vibrant spot for innovative business to find scientific relationship for their next innovation.


  • Novel energy storage, batteries
  • Alternative energy resources
  • New materials for energy scavenging
  • Reducing waste energy

Join the event and register for audience or for business stakeholder: Research Meets the Industry

Article presenting the HiPowAR project for the Horizon 2020 European Commission website

December 22, 2020
Have you already seen it?
You can now read an article about the HiPowAR project on the Horizon 2020 European Commission website.

You find the article here.

Kick-off for HiPowAR project

September 9, 2020
A kick-off meeting at the Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology (INP) in Greifswald, marked the start of the EU project HiPowAR. Aim of the project is to develop a groundbreaking technology for the direct conversion of energy from renewable ammonia fuel into electricity.

German project partners are the coordinating Leibniz Institute for Plasma Research and Technology, Fraunhofer IKTS and the Center for Fuel Cell Technology. In addition, companies and research institutions from Sweden, Italy and the Czech Republic are involved.

Further information: Press release