Source: Protium Innovations LLC, Elijah Shoemake, July 22, 2019
Pullman, Wash. – Protium Innovations LLC, a local hydrogen solutions for electric transportation company, has landed one of seven coveted spots in the prestigious, international launch program, The H2 Refuel Accelerator.
The H2 Refuel Accelerator has the support of international corporate giants Shell and Toyota, and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). That program sought applications in March from startup companies interested in collaborations to bring their hydrogen innovations from concept to market. Protium’s was among 63 applications received from around the globe.
“Protium is a young company with very compelling ideas, and products designed to use hydrogen as clean-energy, climate-conscious fuel,” said Elijah Shoemake, Protium cofounder and CCO. “Being chosen as a winner in this competition presents remarkable opportunities for us to showcase our technologies to a unique set of high-impact corporations, and other innovators.”
The H2 Refuel Accelerator represents a partnership between Fraunhofer TechBridge, Greentown Labs, and the Urban Future Lab. The program focuses on technologies and solutions that enhance the adoption of hydrogen infrastructure and supply chain technologies through cost reduction, reliability, and new capabilities.