Research & Development

Intelligent Energy has a long cultural heritage in R&D which continues to evolve, mature and shape our existing and future technology offerings.

Our substantial and growing intellectual property portfolio of 400 patents granted, over 600 pending and over 300 patent families reflect this creative output and allows us to deliver a wide range of unique world class products and technical services.

Intelligent Energy’s technology roadmap defines the ongoing needs of the business, enabling technical advancement which aligns to our strategic market focus. Intelligent Energy's R&D focus includes:

  • Applied research to develop useful materials, devices and subsystems that will continue to improve the cost, performance, manufacturability and durability of our fuel cell platforms.
  • Advanced technology development (ATD) programmes to evaluate new technology concepts that will ultimately enable us to deliver more efficient power solutions to our partners.
  • Advanced system development (ASD) programmes which specifically support our partners future product aspirations. This includes concept and technology demonstrations of hardware and software which address specific integration needs, ensuring that together we continue to provide optimum global power solutions.

Intelligent Energy EC fuel cell system successfully developed and integrated into a Boeing aircraft power plant solution.