Forum Investment and Financing


Thursday, April the 5th, 02:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Convergent stakes between companies, territories and investors :

  • economic actors are developping new business models to create true market opportunities.
  • territories and widely public actors, proactive to help the hydrogen deployment, in France and in Europe, are expecting bridge-financing,
  • financial actors are more and more involved in the energy transition.

Projects’ real terms, important needs : some examples.

Recent news have highlighted projects and announcements about the amounts needed. Plastic Omnium announced a 100 millions euros development plan ; the « Zero Emission Valley » Project developped by Auvergne Rhône-Alpes Region is based on a 70 millions euros budget ; Akzo Nobel & Gasunie Project, in the Netherlands, is about 15 millions euros; Honda & General Motors common investment in the USA is 85 millions  dollars.

Forum’s goal is to bring together investors, public actors and sectoral companies and give feasability milestones, with relevant contents.

  • 2 sequences provide further information


1st round-table : Investment perspectives & business models

02:15 PM – 03:00 PM

Etude Mc Kinsey – Hydrogen Council / France and energy transition investment overview

Strategic visions & operationnal feedback


2nd round table : What public tools in France & Europe to help deployment ?

03:00 PM – 04:00 PM

In France, regional actions and national tools

In Europe, an increasing comitment


  • Luc Bodineau, ADEME
  • Elodie De Recy, Deputy Director, Paris Office, EIB European Investment Bank
  • Guillaume De Smedt, Director, Marketing & Strategy Hydrogen Energy, Air Liquide Hydrogen WBU
  • Vincent Vettier, Investment Director, Demeter
  • Vincent Fournet, BPI France
  • Mathieu Gardies, STEP
  • Pedro Guedes de Campos, Financial Engineering Officier, FCH-JU
  • Eric Hayoun, Director CDC Infrastructures
  • Adamo Screnci, Fondation E5T & Thyssen Krupp Gmbh



Debate : What a vision of risk and opportunities?

How to balance profitability requirements, innovative business models and public support?



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