Nominations for the Stewart Dow Memorial Award are now open. Stewart Dow was a champion for innovation across the hydrogen and fuel cell sector, but tragically contracted COVID-19 and passed away in April 2020. Stewart spent many years working at BOC and supporting early start-ups to become well-known and successful organisations whilst driving the commercialisation of hydrogen fuel cells.

This is your opportunity to put forward your nominations for an individual or group who has either developed practical solutions or an innovative product, has been successful in commercialising fuel cells in new applications, or has brought people together in a collaborative way.  Self-nominations are also welcome. Your submission should include the following:

–             Contact details: name(s) and contact details (email & phone) for the award nominee

–             Outline what has been achieved: this should show how the applicant has developed practical solutions or an innovative product, has been successful in commercialising fuel cells in new applications, or has brought people together in a collaborative way. This should be a maximum of 500 words

–             Application referee: please also provide contact details (email & phone) for a referee who has agreed to verify or provide additional insights into what has been achieved by the nominee.

Stewart’s colleagues and friends in the hydrogen industry, together with his family, have established this annual award in his memory. This Stewart Dow Memorial Award will be presented to recognise and encourage similar passion and enthusiasm for the development and deployment of hydrogen and fuel cells.

The Stewart Dow Memorial Award will be presented jointly by the UK Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (UKHFCA) and Scottish Hydrogen Fuel Cell Association (SHFCA) during the ‘Hydrogen and Fuel Cells – The Time is NOW’ Conference on Tuesday 7th September 2021 in Birmingham. The winner will also receive membership to both the UK HFCA and SHFCA for the 2021/2022 period.

Please send completed applications to info@shfca.org.uk with ‘Stewart Dow Memorial Award Submission’ in the message header, and for any clarification or questions about the Award please contact info@shfca.org.uk with ‘Stewart Dow Memorial Award Enquiry’ in the message header.  Nominations close on Friday 30th July.

Nominations now open for the Stewart Dow Memorial Award 2021