WP 4, WP5, WP6
Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH is one of the large interdisciplinary research institutions in Europe. It has nine research institutes with 51 sub-institutes working in the areas of energy and climate research, bio- and geosciences, medicine and neuroscience, complex systems, simulation science, and nanotechnology.
The Institute of Energy and Climate Research’s key fields of competence are fuel cells, reformers for fuel processing, water electrolysis with polymer membranes, hydrogen-based energy systems, batteries and process & system analysis. The IEK, Systems Analysis and Technology’s (IEK-STE) key fields of competence are technical, socio-economic and environmental assessments in the context of the transformation of energy systems, which usually interact. The group develops and applies techno-economic and process chain computer models as well as methods of empirical social research.