The Share&Charge Foundation

The share&charge foundation is an independent non-profit organization BY AND FOR THE ev charging COMMUNITY

The foundation’s purpose is the development, implementation and promotion of open protocols and applications for sustainable and future-oriented mobility based on internet-based technologies and decentralized software architectures.

Players of the Electric Vehicle Charging industry are part of the Share&Charge Community to benefit from technology working groups, Innovation and Research projects as well as exclusive content about electric vehicle charging.

The SHARE&CHARGE community

The Share&Charge Foundation is the trusted independent organization to provide open source technology for innovation for all players in the electric vehicle charging industry. It supports its members in applying this technology for their success in the uprising electric vehicle charging economy. What does it mean for you to join this community?

Tech Working Groups

The development of the Open Charging Network and other open source tools is curated by the Share&Charge Foundation. Join working groups for contributing and discussing this curation

Innovation, Pilot and Research Projects

Join forces with the Foundation Team and other Foundation Partners to built innovative products, conduct joint POCs and benefit from research around open protocols and decentralized software architectures in EV charging

Events, Webinars and Newsletter

Keep yourself up-to-date with S&C community events, exclusive webinars and a regular S&C partner newsletter


For more information on joining the Share&Charge Foundation fill in our form or contact us at: 

 [email protected] 


Our SELECTED Partners

Our Team

Dietrich Sümmermann

Chairman of the Foundation Board

Thomas Schenkelberg

Vice-Chairman of the Foundation Board, CFO

Micha Roon

Foundation Board Member, CTO

Patrick Barnert

Advisory Board Member, Serial Entrepreneur

Prof. Gilbert Fridgen

Advisory Board Member, Fraunhofer FIT

Norbert Verweyen

Advisory Board Member, innogy emobility CTO

Christopher Burgahn

Product and Partner Management

Lukas Roth

Product Management

Benedikt Kirpes

Head of Research

Adam Staveley


Brock Lumbers

Communications & Marketing

Arzon Barua


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