Divisions of Russian state corporations Rosatom and Rosnano and Gazprombank have established the National Association for Development of Hydrogen Energy on 16 February 2023. The association's founders are Rusatom Overseas, Rusnano startup studio TechnoSpark, and Gazprombank-Development's H2 Invest. The hydrogen association is registered at the same address as Rosatom's headquarters, and its email is the same as that of Rusatom Overseas. It is headed by Mr Denis Deryushkin, who previously served as deputy CEO of the Energy Ministry's Russian Energy Agency. The association's activities are aimed at combining the efforts of business and science for the development of hydrogen energy in Russia, coordinating the efforts of market participants, assisting in the implementation of the National Hydrogen Program and preparing proposals for standards for support of the sector with government agencies. The association will also facilitate cooperation and sharing of experience with international organizations and manufacturers of hydrogen technologies and hydrogen infrastructure. The association is expected to bring together companies, consumers, financial institutions and research organizations.Several startups in the area of hydrogen infrastructure and fuel cell power generators are growing at TechnoSpark.