AMON Project has an interdisciplinary consortium of 13 partners coordinated by Fondazione Bruno Kessler, through the Centre for Sustainable Energy. The Consortium includes seven renowned industrial leaders:

Fondazione Bruno Kessler

Project Coordinator

Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK) is a private non-profit research centre located in the Autonomous Province of Trento. The FBK’s Centre for Sustainable Energy coordinates the AMON project. The FBK team is involved also in the techno-economical assessment and stack testing, as well as in the dissemination and communication activities.


Matteo Testi – Project Coordinator

SolydEra (Italy)

SolydEra S.p.A. is a company founded in 2006 and is an integrated group of international teams and subsidiaries, leading in the field of fuel cell technologies and manufacturing. Its headquarters is located in the Autonomous Province of Trento (Italy). SolydEra has developed and is bringing to mass production more powerful and larger systems in all three fields of application – Gas to Power, Power to Gas, and Power to Power –, responding to the needs of the energy production and storage industry. SolydEra, with its facility located in Pergine Valsugana, is Europe’s largest and most modern fuel cell stack production. The brand name reflects that SolydEra is in the middle of a big, highly dynamic development in the global energy sector that is leading to a new era of energy provision in which new technologies and new fuels such as hydrogen and ammonia can play an important role.


Dario Montinaro / Chiara Curzel

VTT Technical Research Centre

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is a research, development and innovation centre owned by the Finnish state. In the AMON project, VTT Industrial Energy and Hydrogen research area is leading the validation testing of the developed ammonia-fueled stack module.


Werneri Huhtinen

Technical University of Denmark (Denmark)

The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is a polytechnic university and school of engineering, and it is today ranked among Europe’s leading engineering institutions. It is located in the town Kongens Lyngby, 12 kilometres north of central Copenhagen, Denmark. DTU has approximately 12.000 students and and 5.900 employees. DTU leads the work on technology design and assessment but is also assisting on the testing of the technology.


Henrik Lund Frandsen / Arash Nemati

KIWA Nederland BV (The Netherlands) e KIWA Cermet (Italy)

Kiwa is a multinational TIC (testing, inspection and certification) company with the headquarters in Rijswijk, The Netherlands. Kiwa Nederland B.V., branch located in Apeldoorn (The Netherlands), is involved in the safety assessment of components as well as the ammonia-fed fuel cell system. It is also responsible for the elaboration of a pathway for certification of these systems. Kiwa Cermet Italia, branch located in Bologna (Italy), is involved in the site installation permitting procedures.


Álvaro Fernandes, Tim Sweers – Kiwa Nederland B.V.
Stephen McPhail, Diego De Rosa – Kiwa Cermet Italia

Alfa Laval Technologies AB (Sweden), Alfa Laval Aalborg AS (Denmark), Alfa Laval SPA (Italy)

Alfa Laval is a leading global provider of first-rate products in the areas of heat transfer, separation and fluid handling. With these as its base, Alfa Laval aims to help enhance the productivity and competitiveness of its customers in various industries throughout the world. We define their challenges and deliver sustainable products and solutions that meet their requirements – mainly in energy, the environment, food and the marine industry.


Debasish Chakraborty – Alfa Laval Technologies
Soren Molgaard – Alfa Laval Aalborg
Nicoletta Spazzadeschi – Alfa Laval SPA

SAPIO Produzione Idrogeno Ossigeno Srl (Italy)

Sapio Produzione Idrogeno Ossigeno Srl is an Italian and European leading group on gas production and handling, involved since a century in the production and distribution of hydrogen, oxygen, and other special gases, including ammonia and acting in the Consortium as the end-user for the system, linking it to the several end-uses in harbors, maritime or autonomous power systems.


Michela Capoccia

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)

EPFL is one of the leading European technical Universities, with >10000 students, 6500 collaborators (2000 PhD students), and 500 labs. Part of the Mechanical Engineering Institute, the Group of Energy Materials is involved in AMON for SOFC testing with ammonia-related fuel, electrode microstructural analysis, and techno-economic analysis of ammonia-fed SOFC systems including their upscaling to large power size.


Jan Van Herle

Electrolyser & Fuel Cell Forum (Switzerland)

The main purpose of the European Electrolyser & Fuel Cell Forum (EFCF) is the promotion of electrolyser, fuel cell and hydrogen technologies through the EFCF conference, expert network, project DEC support, literature and media. Every summer EFCF invites more than 10‘000 stakeholders to participate in its internationally recognized event in the heart of Switzerland. The high-level exchange platform provides scientific sessions and tutorials, an exhibition, as well as international project meetings and recreational networking events in the charming and inspirational area of Lucerne. The EFCF team lead AMON dissemination and communication activities, which are planned to culminate in a final promotion event in the port of Venice.


Michael Spirig

Fachhochschule Zentralschweiz Hochschule Luzern (Switzerland)

Hochschule Luzern (HSLU) is the university of applied sciences of the six cantons of Central Switzerland and unites the departments of Engineering & Architecture, Business, Information Technology, Social Work, Design & Art and Music. With over 8ʼ300 students in education and 5,200 participants in CAS, DAS and MAS programmes, almost 400 new research projects each year and over 1ʼ900 employees, it is the largest educational institution in the heart of Switzerland.
HSLU is responsible for the market analysis as part of the exploitation activities of AMON Project.


Oliver Woll