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Towards the North Adriatic cross border Hydrogen Valley
To become the first of its kind, this hydrogen valley crossing borders between Italy, Slovenia and Croatia will be becoming a reality after the historic meeting between high ranking representatives of the three countries.
Energy transition while thousands of jobs of the future will be created by 2030.
Mr. Blaž Košorok, State Secretary at Ministry of Infrastructure, Slovenia,
Mr. Sebastiano Callari, Ministry of Information and Technology, Friuli Venezia Giulia,
Mr. Ivo Milatić, State Secretary at Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development, Croatia.
The Cutting Ribbon was performed by Ms. Tina Gerbec, Mayor of Kanal ob Soči and Mr. Darko Trajanov, Sustainable transport, head, Ministry of Infrastructure.
The North Adriatic cross border Hydrogen Valley will contribute to the realisation of a potential of 45.000 jobs and 3.6bEUR per year added value in the three countries by 2030.
Will kickstart the hydrogen economy in the three countries and attract the interest of the hydrogen industry and investors.
Will bring local private and public partners together in synergy and accelerate the energy transition.
Local and international investors willing to participate, should contact ECUBES Hydrogen.
This historic meeting started with a conference in the city of Nova Gorica, Slovenia, where hydrogen industry information and experience got shared and exchanged between all parties present, from several countries.
Opening and welcome speech was performed by the Mayor of Nova Gorica, Dr. Klemen Miklavič.
Mr. Vittorio Torbianelli, Trieste Port authority,
Mr. Borut Čok, Head strategic development Luka Koper,
Mr. Luka Rijeka, TBC,
Ms. Chiara Luongo, Hydrogen BU SNAM,
Prof. Valter Sergo, Vice Rector University of Trieste,
Dr. Tomaž Vuk, CTO Salonit,
Dr. Viktor Vračar, CEO HSE,
Mr. Vjekoslav Jukić, Ministry of Economy in Croatia,
Ms. Kristina Marić, Head of Research and development INA
Conference was moderated by Mr. Bart Biebuyck from Clean Hydrogen Partnership.