Let's make a difference together
Explore H2 program by Safran is set to identify and collaborate with entrepreneurs around the world who are developing cutting-edge technologies that promote decarbonizing of the aviation industry. This program gives innovators the chance to further advance their technology in dedicated Proof of Concept projects, work together with the aviation industry leader Safran and an opportunity to benefit from an intensive 3-month Bootcamp in Paris.
Apply for the program to join the journey to the future of sustainable aviation and...
- become a key player in the hydrogen value chain
- work directly with one of the industry leaders in Europe
- accelerate your business and find the best investors
Let´s make a difference together!
Explore H2 program by Safran is conducted in collaboration with Starburst & Techfounders and supported by The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) and the French Technical Center for Mechanical Industries (CETIM).
Become a Partner
Opportunity to become direct hydrogen technology partner to Safran by joining most advanced projects in aerospace hydrogen
Get access to CEA
Advance and demonstrate your technology together with CEA/CETIM
Bootcamp with Starburst
Business acceleration with Starburst in 13-week bootcamp including lectures, office hours, investor pitches & networking
Support from Safran University
Access to worldwide renowned Safran Universities courses
Managing Hydrogen Flow within a fuel-cell based propulsive system
Solutions to calibrate Hydrogen Flow and manage Hydrogen-based Gas Turbine Engines. Relevant technologies:
- Fluid Dynamic Sensors/Valves
- Fluid Calibration
- Velocity Calibration & Management
Hydrogen as a Coolant within a Propulsive System
Solutions to ensure Heat Flow Stability and provide sufficient margins in the Fuel-Cell Coolant Loop. Relevant technologies:
- Thermal Management System/Design
- Heat Transfer Schemes
- Heat Flow Stability Sensing & Calibration
Prognostics & Adaptive Maintenance for Fuel Cells
Solutions enabling Real-time Fuel-Cell Diagnostics & Prognostics or adaptive maintenance for Fuel-Cells. Relevant technologies:
- Cloud-Based Connectivity
- Data-Driven Optimization
- Fuel Cell Life-Cycle Performance Analytics
You have developed a great technology that could support the future of H2 but does not completely fit with the challenges described?
Who are we looking for?
In all stages: pre-seed to scale-ups
Academia & Universities
R&D and university teams working on hydrogen-related applications
Partners & Collaborators
Who want to build together the future of aviation
August 14August 14
Sep 21-27Sep 21-27
Last pitch event
Early OctEarly Oct
Accelerator program begins
Eric Dalbiès, Safran Senior Executive Vice President, Strategy, R&T and Innovation
BEHIND THE PROGRAM
Safran is an international high-technology group operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 76,800 employees and annual revenues of EUR 15.3 billion in 2021. Alone or in partnership, it holds world or regional leadership positions in its core markets.
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