TNO: TNO (Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research) is a leading independent research organization based in the Netherlands. With a rich legacy spanning over 85 years, TNO focuses on applied scientific research, technological innovation, and practical solutions for industries and government bodies. TNO’s multidisciplinary approach and collaboration with various stakeholders enable them to address complex challenges in areas such as technology, energy, and societal impact. As an influential player in research and development, TNO contributes to shaping a sustainable and innovative future.

EUROPEAN RESEARCH SERVICES: European Research Services (ERS) is a dedicated entity specializing in facilitating and streamlining the acquisition and management of EU projects. With a focus on efficiency, ERS aims to reduce the time involved in project processes, allowing institutions to navigate EU initiatives more effectively. Their expertise extends to enhancing the recognition of achievements within institutions, particularly at the European Commission and among peers leading other EU projects. ERS actively seeks long-term partnerships with high-potential principal investigators, offering collaborative opportunities that are mutually beneficial. Institutions can engage in personal discussions with ERS to explore tailored collaborations, taking into account their specific needs and expectations.

VITO: VITO (Flemish Institute for Technological Research) is a prominent research institute based in Flanders, Belgium. With a mission to accelerate the transition to a sustainable society, VITO focuses on cutting-edge technological research and innovation. Their expertise spans various domains, including energy, materials, and environmental impact. As a key player in applied research, VITO contributes valuable insights and solutions to address global challenges and promote sustainable development.

DECHEMA: DECHEMA is the expert network for chemical engineering and biotechnology in Germany. As a non-profit professional society we represent these fields in science, industry, politics and the general public. DECHEMA promotes scientific and technical exchange among experts from different disciplines, organisations and generations. We consolidate the know-how of over 5,500 individual and sustaining members.

IIASA: The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is a global research institute specializing in advancing systems analysis. By applying innovative research methods, IIASA focuses on identifying policy solutions to minimize human footprints, bolster the resilience of natural and socioeconomic systems, and contribute to the attainment of sustainable development goals. As an international leader in systems analysis, IIASA plays a critical role in providing insights and solutions for addressing complex challenges at the intersection of human activities and the environment.

ENEA: ENEA, the National Agency for New Technologies, Energy, and Sustainable Economic Development, is a public institution under the Ministry of the Environment and Energy Security. Established in the 1960s, ENEA specializes in applied research, technology transfer, and support for companies and public administrations. It focuses on key sectors, including energy technologies, nuclear fusion, energy efficiency, cultural heritage technologies, and climate change. ENEA collaborates nationally and internationally with research bodies and networks, contributing to the transition to a circular economy and resource efficiency.

DELOITTE: Deloitte is a global professional services firm providing audit, tax, consulting, and advisory services to clients worldwide. With a vast network of professionals, Deloitte is renowned for its expertise in assisting organizations across various industries in navigating complex challenges and maximizing opportunities for growth. The firm offers strategic insights, innovative solutions, and a comprehensive range of services, including financial advisory, risk management, and digital transformation. Deloitte’s commitment to excellence and client success has established it as a trusted partner for businesses and governments seeking to thrive in a rapidly evolving global landscape.

GREENDECISION: Greendecision is a dynamic team of decision analysis experts dedicated to creating innovative solutions for clients’ daily challenges. As a spin-off company of the University Ca’ Foscari of Venice, Greendecision focuses on transferring academic knowledge and technology to the public and private sectors. Specializing in sustainability, risk, and resilience, the company excels in developing and implementing cutting-edge tools and best practices for complex decision-making in areas such as Environment, Society, Industry, and Business. Greendecision is committed to sustainability and responsible innovation, translating knowledge into practical applications for real-world impact.

KU LEUVEN: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven) is a hub for quality education and innovative research within an international community. With a foundation in groundbreaking research, the university empowers driven researchers and curious students to continually gain new insights. The knowledge generated at KU Leuven serves as a catalyst for addressing contemporary challenges and making meaningful contributions to the world.

BFI: For over 50 years, the VDEh-Betriebsforschungsinstitut GmbH (BFI) has stood at the forefront of innovation, dedicated to crafting and advancing state-of-the-art solutions and technologies that meet both the present and future demands of the process industry. As a non-profit research institute, the BFI maintains close contacts with the process industry. Through its shareholder, Steel Institute VDEh the BFI enjoys especially close connections with the steel industry and its federations and associations. Focusing on energy efficiency, process optimization, and Industry 4.0 technologies, BFI aligns its research closely with the evolving needs of its clients, ensuring confidentiality, flexibility, and swift response. The institute’s dedication to applied research and industrial collaboration makes it a valuable resource for tackling complex challenges in the process industry.

SITECH: Sitech Services, though relatively young since its establishment in 2008 from DSM departments, currently holds a unique pioneering position in the market. The impending privatization marks a new phase, emphasizing the enduring strength of its collaborative teams. Specializing in on-site services, the company aims to propel clients in the process industry to the next level as a genuine ‘integrator.’ Operating within a fully data-driven environment, Sitech Services strives to maintain its status as an innovative technology partner, ensuring maximum plant performance and cost-effectiveness through seamless collaboration.

SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS is a Spanish consultancy company which provides innovative services to a wide range of sectors across Europe: bio-based industry, renewable energy, advanced materials, among others. The core competencies offered by Sustainable Innovations are structured in three main pillars which bridge the gap between ideas to market: Innovation Management, Market Uptake of Innovative Solutions and Capacity Building.