| Johnson-Matthey Fuel Cells Ltd, United Kingdom
Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells Ltd (JMFC) is a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of fuel cell catalysts, membrane electrode assemblies and other catalysed components to fuel cell developers
worldwide. The parent company, Johnson Matthey plc has been at the forefront of research in fuel cell technology for many years and has invested in world-class research, testing and manufacturing facilities in the UK. The company developed and supplied a large proportion of the fuel cell catalysts for the major alkaline, phosphoric acid and proton exchange membrane programmes of the last thirty years. In
2002, Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells Ltd. was formed to bring together the Group’s fuel cell expertise into a separate subsidiary company. JMFC employs 112 staff in the UK, and several in the US and Japan.
Over 50% of these are professional technical personnel with science and engineering qualifications,working in research, product and process development. JMFC has participated in, and led, a number of UK DTI/TSB, US DOE and EU funded collaborative R&D projects (including HyTRAN in FP5 and
CARISMA and Autobrane in FP6), and has well-established support groups (administrative, financial and legal) within the organisation to manage the contribution to these programmes and ensure successful delivery of the contractural requirements.