PRJ – COASTENERGY (local)
/ SO 1.1
Blue Energy in ports and coastal urban areas
1.1: Enhance the framework conditions for innovation in the relevant sectors of the blue economy within the cooperation area
Irena - Istrian Regional Energy Agency Ltd.
Local, regional and national public authorities
Universities, technology transfer institutions, research institutions
NGOs, associations, innovazion agencies, business incubators
The overall objective of COASTENERGY is to foster the creation of a favorable environment for business initiatives in the Blue Energy sector and promote the realization of coastal blue energy systems in the Programme area, particularly focusing on wave and thermal energy converters to be integrated in structures such as breakwaters, marinas, etc. These initiatives must be informed and designed to guarantee the full preservation of marine ecosystems and the landscape, and also comply with the needs of other maritime activities such as fishing, aquaculture, tourism, and shipping. The project will adopt a participatory approach, gathering and involving Quadruple Helix actors in a multi-level network for the development of a common roadmap and the deployment of coastal blue energy systems in pilot areas.
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Irena - Istrian Regional Energy Agency Ltd.
Labin - Croatia
IRENA was founded in 2009 by the County of Istria as an independent, non-profit organization providing advisory services to local decision makers, households and citizens on energy issues. IRENA’s main activities include: promoting energy efficiency, use of RES and cogeneration, implementing national and local energy programmes and strategies, elaborating energy action plans, implementing and monitoring sustainable energy management in all public buildings.
Contact person: Nikola Petrić
Development Agency of the City of Dubrovnik - DURA
DURA is a professional, non-profit organization founded by the City of Dubrovnik. It provides services concerning the preparation of project proposals to public institutions, SMEs, civil associations, and all interested stakeholders. By implementing its activities, DURA acts as a liaison between the City, its institutions and other local stakeholders able to support local development and growth. All projects prepared by DURA are implemented in cooperation with the City of Dubrovnik.
Contact person: Thea Soldo
International Centre for Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems – Sdewes Centre
SDEWES Centre is a non-government and a non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide a wider platform for communication and exchange of ideas between scientists and researchers, promoting a multidisciplinary approach to sustainability. SC acts as an international think-tank where new ideas and perspectives arise. SC has more than 150 members from 50 countries, including experts, professors, scientists, students and businessmen in the field of sustainable development.
Contact person: Nikola Matak
University of Camerino
Established in the XIV century, UNICAM is a public university since 1958. The School of Science and Technology is one of its 5 schools. Its current research activities include Production and accumulation of energy, Development of new materials, Green Chemistry, Study of mathematical models for business development, and Development of innovative SW for public administrations and businesses. MS Courses are part of an International Consortium of leading EU universities.
Contact person: Maria Chiara Invernizzi
University of Udine
The University of Udine is an Italian Public University founded in 1978, it has more than 15,000 students, 650 researchers and 524 technical and administrative staff. Scientific research is performed by 8 Departments and 9 Research centers. The Department of Engineering and Architecture, specifically the Laboratory of Management Engineering, has the following competences: co-financed project management, business model and sector analysis, data collection and models collection.
Contact person: Verdiana Bulfone
Community of Mediterranean Universities
CMU is a consortium of 160 Mediterranean Universities from more than 20 countries, founded in 1983. In the course of more than 30 years of activities, CMU has maintained an intense rhythm of activities, proven by the number of grants bestowed on young researchers from Mediterranean Universities, the participation in international research projects, the opening of the Mediterranean University Schools.
Contact person: Francesco Losurdo
Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Agriculture and Crafts Chieti Pescara
One of the main goals of the Chamber is to develop and disseminate the culture of entrepreneurship and support the innovation, competitiveness and internationalization of enterprises, as well as the creation of start-ups. To reach this goal, the Chamber has been implementing several thematic projects. The Chamber of Commerce has a well-established network of relationships with local enterprises, and carries out capacity building and training activities addressed to entrepreneurs.
Contact person: Pia Pohjolainen
City of Ploče
Town of Ploče carries out a number of operations of local importance for fulfilling citizens' needs, among which urban development, spatial and urban planning, improvement of natural environment and transport. Town of Ploce has experience in the implementation of EU-funded projects such as IPA ADRIATIC 2007-2013, but also projects funded by Croatian Ministries and the World Bank.
Contact person: Marija Kovač
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