D’Appolonia is a private Engineering Consulting company with more than 400 employees, offering technical consultancy services to industries, governmental bodies and research organizations. Based in Genoa (Italy), it also has offices in Milan, Rome, Brindisi, Naples, Viareggio, Messina, Podgorica, Istanbul, Cairo, Abu Dahbi, Brussels, Beijing, Seoul and Pittsburgh.

Since 1981, D’Appolonia operates in diverse fields of engineering such as civil, geotechnical and construction engineering, construction and environmental management, security, innovation management, health and safety assessment. Other horizontal expertise include materials and process engineering as well as modelling.

Since 1990, it has been deeply involved in Contract Research activities in industrial sectors like construction, oil and gas, providing services in the field of project management for both the design and construction phases of construction as well as installation projects.

More specifically, D’Appolonia generally undertakes supervision activities related to construction and installation, providing work supervision, preparation/review of technical specifications, provision of technical assistance during installation, structural performance monitoring and final verification prior to operation.


D’Appolonia has experience in conceptual design and systems architecture, risk analysis and HAZOP, cost estimations, economic viability assessment and business modeling.

Expertise from the Innovation Consulting Division (INN) is on Concept design and Inventive Idea Generation, having deployed for several companies deeply tested tools like Quality Function Deployment, Risk Analysis and Inventive Problem Solving.

More particularly, the Health, Safety and Environment Division (HSE) has sound expertise on the evaluation of the safety issues (HAZOP) related to complex civil and process engineering projects, as well as certification of works.

D’Appolonia leads a highly complex FP7 project on the design and implementation of a Fuel Cell system for a demo building in Athens (


Leader of WP6, on risk assessment and safety measures related to hydrogen production, storage and transportation.

Important contribution to WP5, leading the design of the hydrogen generator; WP8 on logistics, operations and safety issues; WP10 on technology integration into a platform conceptual design, and WP11 on communication, dissemination and exploitation.

Additional participation in WP1, WP2, WP3, WP4, WP7 and WP9.