Slovak National Hydrogen Association


NVAS is an interest association of legal entities established in 2019. The activities of the cluster follow the activities of the Slovak National Hydrogen Association.

NVAS is a member of the European Cluster Cooperation Platform (ECCP). The ECCP was initiated by DG Grow of the European Commission as a platform for linking and exchanging information between clusters within the EU as well as globally. By becoming a member of the ECCP, NVAS gets the opportunity to network, exchange information with more than 1000 innovative clusters in Europe as well as in the world. At the same time, we have access to a database and information on projects being addressed within clusters from various EU programmes. NVAS is also a certified cluster with a bronze certificate of excellence involved in the European organization of clusters.

 

 

 



CLUSTER MEMBERS

 

Universities:
Technická univerzita v Košiciach, Trenčianska univerzita Alexandra Dubčeka v Trenčíne, Univerzita Pavla Jozefa Šafárika v Košiciach, Žilinská Univerzita v Žiline
Institutions:
Košický samosprávny kraj, Slovenská inovačná a energetická agentúra, Spoločne pre Skalicu, Trenčiansky samosprávny kraj, Vodíkové stredisko na Dunaji V4 HU
Research and development organizations:
EkoSymbióza, Výskumný ústav zváračský
Companies:
Air Products Slovakia, ALSTOM Czech Republic, Bonett Slovakia, Central Fluidsystems, DANFOSS, DAVOS trade - logistics, DIAMONDS ENERGY, DIVKO, Duslo, ECOHUB Technologies, E-Group, E.I.C.Engineering inspection company, ELIS plus, EMPARK, ENERTEC, Enery Slovakia, ENPECO, ENVIRAL, ENVIRON, ESM-YZAMER energetické služby a monitoring, eustream, EV-GP, FORTISCHEM, GasOil Technology, Green Energy Holding, Green Power Investment, HAPEVA, HSH Group, CHEMOSVIT, IFT InForm Technologies, ILF Consulting Engineers Austria GmbH, KADAS, Lansky, Ganzger, Jacko & Partner; Linde Gas, LOVIS plus, MATADOR HOLDING, Messer Tatragas, Muehlbauer Automation, Nawitas Development, ORLEN Unipetrol Slovakia, Priemyselný park Štúrovo, SAM - SHIPBUILDING AND MACHINERY, Siemens Energy, SIGN, Slovenské elektrárne, SOLARNY DOM, STATON, STILL SR, SynCo Group, TOMARK, TÜV SÜD Slovakia, U. S. Steel Košice, VAREXPRES, Veolia Energia Slovensko, Viessmann, VUJE, YOUR ENERGY SOLUTIONS, ZSE Energia

Vision

  • Intensify the transfer of global knowledge and experience in the hydrogen economy sector and thus make the application of advanced and innovative technological solutions more effective.
  • Increase cross-border and regional cooperation - transition to clean energy.

Activities

  • Representing the interests of its members in relation to foreign countries and ensuring representation in international bodies and organizations.
  • Finding and creating financial resources for the implementation of the activities of individual members.
  • Providing information on the activities of members, on the conditions for the implementation of their activities while maintaining trade secrets. 
  • Creation of a knowledge database and information service for members in various areas of its activity.  
  • Organizing workshops, conferences, seminars and joint meetings with the aim of exchanging information, experience and know-how in Slovakia as well as internationally.

Mission and goals

  • To create an effective platform for connection, communication and cooperation of individual members of the cluster in the field of hydrogen technologies.
  • To provide partners with space for mutual communication, cooperation in solving projects and introducing innovative technological solutions in the field of hydrogen economy.
  • Search and connect domestic and foreign organizations with a similar focus on individual innovative projects.
  • Advocacy and representation of the common interests of individual members in relation to bodies of state power, state administration.   

Digital platform

The digital platform serves as a tool for the effective achievement of the cluster's goals and at the same time creates added value for individual members of the cluster as well as partners. The aim of the cluster is to link the digital platform with similar initiatives within the V4 countries and the EU. 

Active use of the digital platform enables:

  • Effectively connecting stakeholders.
  • Expanding cooperation with partner organizations.
  • It facilitates communication, knowledge sharing and collaboration.
  • By connecting domestic as well as foreign experts, an expert database is created, which will make work on individual projects more efficient.
  • An effective tool for cross-border cooperation and transfer of know-how.