FinH2 is a cooperative of three research partners (VTT, LUT, and Aalto University) and altogether 18 industrial partners (eight SME companies, and ten large-scale companies) that cover the whole hydrogen value chain.

This research project is an important part of ABB’s Green Electrification 2035 Veturi ecosystem.

VTT logo VTT is one of Europe’s leading research institutions. We are owned by the Finnish state. Our task is to advance the utilisation and commercialisation of research and technology in commerce and society. Through scientific and technological means, we turn large global challenges into sustainable growth for businesses and society. We bring together people, business, science and technology to solve the biggest challenges of our time. This is how we create sustainable growth, jobs and wellbeing and bring exponential hope. We have almost 80 years of experience in cutting-edge scientific innovation achieved together with private companies and the public sector.
AALTO logo Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto has six schools with over 11 000 students and a staff of more than 4000, of which 400 are professors. Our main campus is located in Espoo, Finland. Diversity is part of who we are, and we actively work to ensure our community’s diversity and inclusiveness. This is why we warmly encourage qualified candidates from all backgrounds to join our community.
LUT University logo LUT University | Clean energy, water and air are life-giving resources for which we at LUT University seek new solutions with our expertise in technology, business and social sciences. We help society and businesses in their sustainable renewal. Our international community consists of 7 500 members. Our campuses are in Lappeenranta and Lahti, Finland. We are the world’s ninth best university for climate action.
ABB logo As a leading global technology company ABB energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. We offer strong capabilities for building the hydrogen ecosystem and are committed to delivering renewable projects, helping customers’ transition to a cleaner energy future. ABB website
Beneq logo Beneq is the home of atomic layer deposition. In 1984, we established the world’s first industrial production using ALD. Today, we lead the market with products for R&D, semiconductor device fabrication, batch production, ultra-fast spatial ALD, and roll-to-roll ALD (Genesis).
Beneq’s unique Development Service simplifies customer adoption and proof-of-concept for new ALD processes, while our Coating Service cuts down time to market by outsourcing state of the art ALD production.
Flexens logo Flexens Oy Ab is a project developer and investor implementing critical technologies needed to enable societies to run 100 % renewable energy sources. Flexens was founded in 2018 to capitalize on the skills and capabilities created in building the world-leading RES testbed and demo platform, Smart Energy Åland, capturing the rapidly growing demand for renewable energy systems.
Haminan Energia logo Haminan Energia Oy is a versatile and modern energy company. We are a pioneer in renewable energy and energy gases and are investing particularly in wind power, bioenergy and the development of the LNG market. We are constantly looking for new energy solutions and ways to produce heat and energy sustainably.
Helen logo Helen is committed to carbon neutrality by 2030. This target will not be achieved alone, but together. This is why we are committed to be an innovative leader in the energy revolution, constantly developing new, even more sustainable energy solutions together with our customers and partners. Helen makes the opportunities of the new energy era accessible to everyone.
Kemira logo Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water intensive industries. We provide best suited products and expertise to improve our customers’ product quality, process and resource efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, water treatment and energy industry. In 2021, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 2.7 billion and around 5,000 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.
Neste logo Neste (NESTE, Nasdaq Helsinki) creates solutions for combating climate change and accelerating a shift to a circular economy. We refine waste, residues and innovative raw materials into renewable fuels and sustainable feedstock for plastics and other materials. We are the world’s leading producer of sustainable aviation fuel and renewable diesel and developing chemical recycling to combat the plastic waste challenge. We aim at helping customers to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions with our renewable and circular solutions by at least 20 million tons annually by 2030. Our ambition is to make the Porvoo oil refinery in Finland the most sustainable refinery in Europe by 2030. We are introducing renewable and recycled raw materials such as liquefied waste plastic as refinery raw materials. We have committed to reaching carbon-neutral production by 2035, and we will reduce the carbon emission intensity of sold products by 50% by 2040. We also have set high standards for biodiversity, human rights and supply chain. We have consistently been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices and the Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies. In 2021, Neste’s revenue stood at EUR 15.1 billion.
PX2 logo P2X Solutions is a producer and distributor of hydrogen and synthetic fuels using power-to-x technologies. Company aims at building an emission-free welfare society with high ambitions in up-scaling the production levels. P2X Solutions is currently building Finland’s first industrial scale (20MW) green hydrogen and synthetic methane production plant in Harjavalta.
SH Teksor logo SH-Teksor Oy is a leading supplier of fully machined threaded pipe fittings made of acid proof steel material. We manufacture pipe fittings by turning, using tubes or bars. Our production programme consists of not only a comprehensive selection of standard threaded fittings, but also individually subcontracted parts and special threaded fittings according to customer specifications. We also manufacture flanges. We develop all our operations in cooperation with our parent company Nords International and our products and services have a high Scandinavian quality level. We are market leader in Finland and Scandinavia, and we also sell our products to Central Europe.
Sulzer logo Sulzer is a global leader in fluid engineering. Our Flow Equipment division specializes in pumping solutions specifically tailored for the processes of our customers. We provide pumps, agitators, compressors, grinders, screens and filters generated through intensive research and development in fluid dynamics and advanced materials. We are a market leader in pumping solutions for water, oil and gas, power, chemicals and most industrial segments.

Sulzer Pumps Finland Oy has an important role in development and manufacturing of industrial pumps, agitators and compressors. Our research and development center as well as a major manufacturing unit for process pumps and other important industrial equipment is located in Kotka. Most of the products are exported through our worldwide sales teams and representatives close to our customers.

Vahterus logo Vahterus Established in 1990, Vahterus is a Finnish family business focused on sustainable heat exchanger solutions. We are the inventor, pioneer and market leader in Plate & Shell Heat Exchanger technology.
Our heat exchangers are built for the next generation: they save energy, are compact in size, always custom-made, and because of their fully welded structure, they’re durable enough for even the most demanding conditions. We’ve delivered over 60,000 units to the oil and gas, chemical and process, energy and refrigeration industries worldwide.
Valmet logo Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. With our automation systems and flow control solutions we serve an even wider base of process industries.
We aim to become the global champion in serving our customers. Our 17,000 professionals work close to our customers and are committed to improving our customers’ performance – every day.
The company has over 220 years of industrial history and a strong track record in continuous improvement and renewal. In 2022, a major milestone was achieved, when flow control company Neles was merged into Valmet. The combined company net sales in 2021 was approximately EUR 4.5 billion based on the respective company figures. Valmet’s shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki and the head office is in Espoo, Finland.
YTM Industrial logo YTM-Industrial specializes in the sale, design and after-sales services of technical equipment, components and systems.
Our goal is to provide a customer-oriented, techno-economical and sustainable solution to all our customers’ challenges.


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