We believe in a carbon-free industry

Steven Oji (MD & Co-Founder)

Steffen Bäuerle (CEO)

Dr. Bernhard Wienk-Borgert (MD & Co-Founder)

It all started in 2019 at the heart of the Mercedes-Benz fuel cell research department. A team of experts, with more than 40 years of experience in the field of Fuel Cell engineering ,business development, and sustainable growth combined, wanted to make an impact. Specifically: Something meaningful that has the green power to change the globe. Today, as an independent company, we develop intelligent and connected fuel cell systems for a multitude of industrial applications.

The GLOBE Fuel Cell Systems Managing Team:

Bernhard Wienk-Borgert: He holds a master in industrial engineering and has been working as a cost engineer for Fuel Cell and battery components at the Mercedes-Benz research and development department for several years.

Steven Oji: Steven has over 15 years of experience running engineering, IT, and compliance management for Mercedes Benz. After successfully driving fuel cell based product development for the last 3 years, for him, the creation of GLOBE is the next logical step in a progression towards needed global decarbonization. Steven holds a Master's degree in Engineering and Business and in addition is very proud to bring a wealth of international experience to the team. 

Steffen Bäuerle: Steffen has been working as a Managing Director of Daimler TSS, the IT and software provider for Daimler and Mercedes-Benz. He is an expert in realizing sustainable growth and steered the Fuel Cell Backup Power for the datacenters project at Mercedes-Benz.

Born at Mercedes-Benz, now ready to expand with 1886Ventures

Our Vision

To live in a world of a carbon-free industry where zero-emission Fuel Cell Technology replaces lead-acid batteries and fossil fuel-powered generators for a better world and a better future on our GLOBE. 

We firmly believe that the Fuel Cell will become an indispensable source of energy in the future that combines sustainability with rational, economic aspects for a wide variety of industrial applications. 

And we invite you to be part of that journey.


We operate in a striving industry build on trust. Trust in our Fuel Cell Technology as well as trust in the experts. This can only be achieved through communication and experienced support. So, eventually, it is all about humans talking to humans. If you want to know more about Fuel Cell Technology, let's talk. If you are interested in a hydrogen-based solution for your company, let's talk. If you are interested in investing in a passionate team of experts and get access to a technology that will change the globe, let's talk. We are looking forward to hearing from you and start something exciting – together!

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