Hydrogen Fuel Cell Inventor Shortlisted for Prestigious Award, Secures More UCT Funding

Dr Jack V Fletcher, the co-founder, director and chief technology officer of Hydrogen Energy Applications (HYENA), a University of Cape Town (UCT) spinoff company, is among 16 talented innovators who have been shortlisted for the 2022 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation (APEI). The company are fundraising for a second round of funding, which will include investment by UCT’S Evergreen Fund.

Founded by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng), APEl is Africa’s biggest prize dedicated to engineering innovation. With the winner receiving £25 000 (approximately R513 001, three runners-up receiving £10.000 each (approximately R205 200), and a special “One to Watch” award of £5.000 (approximately R102 600), the prize offers crucial commercialisation support to…

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