Trinational Hydrogen Initiative 3H₂

We initiate a sustainable hydrogen economy in the border triangle France-Switzerland-Germany.

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Our goals

3H₂ initiates projects to build a cross-border sustainable hydrogen economy in the France-Switzerland-Germany border triangle.

We form a strong tri-national voice to place our goal in regional, national and international policy-making bodies.

To this end, we network our partners from the industrial energy sector with expertise from science and research as well as local authorities.

Gruppenbild der 3H2 Mitglieder für grenzüberschreitende nachhaltige Wasserstoffwirtschaft im Dreiländereck Frankreich-Schweiz-Deutschland

Your advantages as a partner in 3H₂

Project initiation

Support from the initial project idea through to the realization of application-related hydrogen projects – especially in bringing together the right partners as well as funding advice, application and project set-up.

Representation of interests

To create the framework conditions for rapid progress, the initiative advocates for the interests of its members at regional, national and European level. With combined forces, the 3H2 network acts as a strong voice for the region.


Direct exchange between hydrogen experts from industry, start-ups, industry associations, teaching and research, and politics; at members’ meetings, internal events and networking events, and exclusive expert lectures. Thus, the 3H2 network is the central hub for the development of a hydrogen infrastructure.

Knowledge transfer

We promote the cross-border transfer of knowledge between science and industry with regard to the energy, transport and raw materials transition. As our member, you will receive up-to-date information on promising technologies, research projects and study results in the field of hydrogen.


We support the public perception of our members and present regional pioneers, inspiring projects and actors from the hydrogen sector on our channels and in our network. We position our region as an innovative, sustainable and strong business location.

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Foundation of the 3H₂ initiative

On June 30, 2022, the initiators celebrated the official launch of the Trinational Hydrogen Initiative 3H₂ and discussed green hydrogen in the border triangle Germany-France-Switzerland with more than 300 representatives from politics, business and science.

Helping to shape 3H₂

Design the energy system of our future yourself. With hydrogen. With 3H₂.

Why is the trinational hydrogen initiative needed?

Policy voices on 3H₂

Your contact

Dr.-Ing. Oliver Jochum

Office 3H₂
Zita-Kaiser-Straße 5, 79106 Freiburg

Why are you participating?

Partners’ voices on 3H₂


Our partners from business and science as well as from the public sector.

Cooperation partner

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