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Stark State College

North Canton, OH


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Ohio Fuel Cell Coalition


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Ohio offers a broad array of research university talent across the state that can help with fuel cell and hydrogen related research.

The state funded an investment in project development and testing facilities that provide the world's most powerful fuel cell development resources.

State-of-the-art testing equipment

Specialized equipment procured for your project

Diagnostic capability minimizes trial-and-error

Technical expertise, knowledge and experience

Research Institutions  

Ohio is home to the nation's top research institutions leading the way for research and development of the Fuel Cell technology in various commercial applications.


 Ohio State University  


Kent State University 


Case Western Reserve University

 Ohio University 


University of Toledo


OSU - Center for Automotive Research     

 The University of Akron


University of Cincinnati 


Youngstown State University

These facilities at Case Western Reserve University, the Ohio State University, the University of Toledo, Cleveland State University, and Stark State College of Technology form the first level platform for resources that can serve the fuel cell industry. 

Faculty research and physical resources to support fuel cell industry collaboration are also available at Kent State University, the University of Akron, the University of Cincinnati, the University of Dayton, and Ohio University.


Workforce Development/Technician Training

A strong commitment to developing technician training curricula at Ohio's community and technical colleges provides direct workforce development support for the growing fuel cell and other advanced energy technology industries. The leader in Ohio for the workforce development and technician training being Stark State College of Technology, there are other colleges with programs in development such as Lorain County Community College.

To explore fuel cell job opportunities in Ohio, visit the OFCC Careers in Fuel Cell Industry page. To explore professional staffing solutions, click on the following link: Technical Staffing Professionals.


K-12 Educational Initiatives

The fuel cell industry is proud to support a number of K-12 initiatives that will fill the educational pipeline with students well versed in STEM fundamentals, pre-engineering curricula, and energy principles. These programs include: 

Project Lead The Way (PLTW)- Project Lead The Way (PLTW) is the nation’s leading provider of K-12 STEM programs. Its world-class curriculum and high-quality teacher professional development model, combined with an engaged network of educators and corporate and community partners, help students develop the skills necessary to succeed in our global economy. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, it delivers PLTW programs to more than 8,000 elementary, middle, and high schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. PLTW schools can be found in rural, urban, and suburban districts; across all income levels; as well as in public, private, and charter schools. To learn more about Project Lead the Way (PLTW), visit - https://www.pltw.org/

Ohio Energy Project (OEP) - OEP energy education programs follow Ohio Department of Education requirements, making them the perfect teaching resource. It provides lesson plans, professional development – some with graduate credit – and special events and workshops, all deemed “first class” by Ohio teachers. OEP is the state affiliate of the National Energy Education Development Project (NEED). OEP partners with NEED to provide Ohio educators with excellent curriculums, resources and programs. The Ohio Energy Project is funded through local grants and partnerships with businesses, governments and foundations. To learn more about Ohio Energy Project (OEP), visit - http://www.ohioenergy.org/ 

Firstfuelcells.com - First Fuel Cells is a distributor of practical hydrogen fuel cells for personal and educational use. To learn more, visit - http://firstfuelcells.com/ 



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