Press release

20. June 2023

CellForm wins the VR Innovation Award 2023

CellForm wins the sponsorship award of the “VR-InnovationsPreis Mittelstand” for the development of the CellForm technology for an efficient production of metallic bipolar plates. Thus, CellForm surpasses a multitude of innovative solutions in the area of hydrogen technology. This years VR Innovations Prize is dedicated to sustainability, as the climate crisis presents unprecedented challenges to humanity and demands radical solutions for existing energy solutions. For global energy solutions, hydrogen will play a crucial role in the future.

Mastering the Energy Transition with CellForm Bipolar Plates

CellForm offers its customers worldwide state-of-the-art technical solutions made in Germany with its highly sophisticated metallic bipolar plates. According to the jury, the developed CellForm technology is particularly innovative, enabling the production of highly efficient bipolar plates with a thickness of 0.05mm. Compared to competing manufacturing processes, fuel cells and electrolysis systems become significantly more efficient by using the new generation of bipolar plates from CellForm. Additionally, the weight and volume can be reduced by up to 50%, while manufacturing costs can be lowered by 90%.

About the VR InnovationsPreis 

The VR InnovationsPreis for Medium-Sized Enterprises is awarded annually by the Volksbanken Raiffeisenbanken in Baden-Württemberg. The bank honors outstanding and pioneering innovations with the three prizes: “Main Prize,” “Craft Prize,” and the “Sponsorship Prize” – as stated by Dr. Roman Glaser, President of the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative Association. The prize is endowed with a total of €50,000 and a high-quality video company portrait. The VR Innovations Prize is presented during the VR Medium-Sized Business Day in Mannheim.

Link to the video: https://youtu.be/WeE1a5Pi78c