The Hydrogen Task Force formed by MEDEF International and France Hydrogène willbe leading its first business mission to the United Arab Emirates from January, Monday 17 to Tuesday 18 as it celebrates its first anniversary. Led by Mr Philippe Gautier, CEO of MEDEF International, and Mr Philippe Boucly, President of France Hydrogène, the delegation of 35 company-representatives will be meeting in Abu Dhabi and Dubai with private and public UAE decision-makers of the renewable energy and hydrogen sectors.The purpose of this delegation is to further explore possibilities of cooperation and projects in the context of the UAE’s ambitious plan to become one of the world’s leading nations in hydrogen and takes place only 3 months after the country’s hydrogen leadership roadmap was released. Some of the companies represented already have local operations whereas others are looking to develop their activities in the UAE and beyond. They all have the common desire to contribute to the UAE's efforts to decarbonize its economy and to develop this clean energy through international cooperation. The business delegates will also attend the Abu Dhabi Sustainable Week as well as a business session organized by the GIFEN, France's Nuclear Industry Association, during the Dubai Universal Exposition 2020.The program of this mission was established with the support of ADIO, the French Embassy in the UAE and the MFA of the UAE.
The French Hydrogen task force is a private initiative launched by MEDEF International, France's most active and representative association at an international level, and led in partnership with France Hydrogène, the French association for hydrogen. The task force gathers French companies of the Hydrogen sector willing to develop internationally. It mobilizes and combines the networks and expertise of MEDEF international and France Hydrogene, and offers to French companies collective actions and services dedicated to hydrogen to support and accelerate their projects and partnerships on foreign markets.