We develop breakthrough carbon based components for hydrogen fuel cells

What we do

We develop ultra-light and resilient carbon based bipolar plates for Low and High Temperature Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells (LT & HT-PEMFC)

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About us

We aim to become a major actor in composite fuel cell components by proposing services to integrate our technology in existing systems, and developing our own fuel cells, based on a proprietary architecture.
"We believe hydrogen is a key factor in energy transition"

HYCCO is an innovative French startup currently developing carbon based bipolar plates that are thinner, lighter and more resilient than any other material. Those ultra-light and durable components can be used for both Low and High Temperature Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells (LT-PEMFC and HT-PEMFC). Located between Toulouse and Albi, we have access to state-of-the-art processing and characterisation tools to prototype and validate our core technology.

  • Thanks to our various partnerships we have access to state-of-the-art facilities to process, characterise and integrate our technology into fuel cells

  • Our startup is located at the heart of the French aerospace valley, where skills on composites are numerous and internationally renowned

  • HYCCO has access to state-of-the-art fuel cell benchmarks in order to validate its technology

  • Our team has extensive experience in R&D and is multidisciplinary

OUR TEAM

Romain Di Costanzo

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer
Romain holds an engineer degree in space sciences and has over 10 years of experience as research and development engineer in the space industry and as a research assistant in oceanography. He is at the inception of HYCCO and leads its global execution.

Alain Fontaine

Co-founder and Chief Technical Officer
Alain holds a PhD in fluid dynamics and heat transfert, and has over 10 years of experience working at CNRS, the French National Centre for Scientific Research. He leads the technical development of the numerical tools used to optimise our core technology.

Ludovic Barbès

Business and financial strategy
Ludovic holds both an engineer degree in electronics and a Master of Business Administration. He has over 15 years of experience in various industries and has worked for 5 years as a production manager. Ludovic is in charge of the business and financial strategy of HYCCO.
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