HES-SO is the University of Applied Sciences for Western Switzerland. Its Industrial Systems Institute located in Sion, Valais performs multidisciplinary research and development activities in three domains: development of instruments for energy, health and environmental purposes, renewable energy and smart grid.
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is a public corporation pursuing the tasks of a Baden-Wuerttemberg state university and of a national research center of the Helmholtz Association. The KIT mission combines the three core tasks of research, higher education, and innovation. With about 9,400 employees and 24,500 students, KIT is one of the big institutions of research and higher education in natural sciences and engineering in Europe.
Description: Lodz University of Technology is one of the biggest universities in Poland with approximately 20,000 students and about 1,550 academic staff members. The University consists of 10 Faculties, which then are divided into departments and institutes. The main research activity of the Institute of Electrical Power Engineering encompasses distributed generation (including renewables) and its integration with electrical power grid, quality of supply, microgrids, optimisation of network and power plant operation, electricity markets, power system modelling and simulation as well as optimisation of lighting networks and devices.
The Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS) is a private law body associated with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). ICCS has been established in 1989, in order to carry research and development activities in the fields of telecommunication systems and computer systems and their applications in a variety of applications, such as electric power systems, software and hardware engineering, control systems and biomedical engineering. The Electric Energy Systems Laboratory (EESL) is one of the Research Groups of ICCS and offers various degrees of experimental training for students, as part of relevant courses. NTUA has participated in more than 40 research projects, most of which are collaborative EU funded projects.
Description: Universitatea Politehnica Bucuresti (UPB) is the largest (now 25000 students enrolled) and the oldest (since 1818) technical university in the country. UPB is ranked among the most prestigious universities in Romania. MicroDERLab is a Research Group at Politehnica University of Bucharest in Romania, reuniting teams from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and the Faculty of Power Engineering. MicroDERLab promotes a common research agenda on electrical engineering topics focusing measurements and instrumentation for a faster deploying of the intelligent networks of the future. MicroDERLab has a strong record of R&D projects in DC microgrids area.
SEER, the research center on Renewable Electrical Energy Systems at the Technical University of Catalonia – BarcelonaTech, develops leading edge research projects at the international excellence level with the aim of making real today the electrical networks of the future. In cooperation with both international companies and institutions SEER conducts multi-disciplinary research activities focused on: Power generation based on renewable energies, mainly wind and solar; Grid integration of distributed generation systems; Exploitation of energy storage systems in electrical networks; Active, flexible and intelligent electrical networks; Power quality and energy efficiency improvement and Advanced control of electrical systems. To know more about us, please goggle by our SEER site or contact us at email@example.com
Within the University of Cyprus, FOSS is the center of excellence focusing on renewable energy sources (RES) and in particular solar energy, energy efficiency and smart electricity grid. The centre is currently equipped with a state-of-the-art facility for monitoring and evaluation of PV technologies and Advanced Metering Infrastructure and is currently progressing with further installations for completing a large microgrid covering the energy needs of the University. This will transform the University campus to one of the few green campuses in Europe.
The Center for Electric Power and Energy (CEE) is a center for research, innovation and education at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), department of Electrical Engineering. CEE covers a broad range of electric technologies including production, transmission, distribution and consumption of electricity as well the interactions with other energy carrier systems such as district heating.
TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY of Sofia (TUS) is the largest higher engineering school in Bulgaria with long years of experience in training engineers. In the basis of created in 1945 State Polytechnic, in 1956 renamed into Higher Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering in 1995 was set up the Technical University of Sofia. Fifty five thousand are the engineers who have graduated and with the knowledge and skills acquired here have contributed to the development of Bulgarian industry. The Technical University of Sofia trains specialists in degree engineering courses essential for the industrial development: mechanical and electrical engineering, electronics, power generation, transport, automation, computer science and telecommunications, textile engineering, industrial management. TUS participates through its representatives in the activities of many international scientific organizations and TUS has signed cooperation agreements with 42 Schools of Higher Education in 16 countries.
TECNALIA Research & Innovation is the first private Research, Development and Innovation (R&D&I) organization in Spain and one of the leading ones in Europe, with a staff of 1500 experts (including 192 Doctors), 22 headquarters and a turnover of 120 million Euro.The mission of TECNALIA is to transform knowledge into GDP, improving people’s quality of life by generating business opportunities for companies. To accomplish this, TECNALIA is organised in 7 interconnected sectorial Divisions: Energy and Environment Division, Sustainable Construction Division, Industry and Transport Division, ICT – European Software Institute Division, Innovation Strategies Division, Health Division, and Technological Services Division.TECNALIA’s offer includes different activities: technological services, testing and certification, R&D&I projects, transfer of industrial property, business promotion, business diversification, innovation management and foreign support.