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The Cross Border Knowledge Bridge in the Renewable Energy Sources Cluster in the Eastern Slovakia and North Hungary

Objective

Objective of the KNOWBRIDGE project is to increase the capacity and to strengthen the research potential of two cross border and convergence regions (Košice self-governing region in Slovakia and Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén region in Hungary) by supporting the development of new innovative cross border research-driven cluster in the area of Renewable Energy Sources and associating research entities, enterprises and regional authorities. KNOWLEDGE project specific objectives are: • to develop Join Action Plan for cross border research driven cluster in order to increase regional economic competitiveness through research and technological development activities; • to foster cross border cooperation and to increase the overall capacities of regional players by enhancing science and technology based development in cross border context; • to maximise the benefits of research infrastructures for cross border and regional economic development; • to improve links and enhance common partnership of regional authorities, research entities and business community in national and European initiatives; • to promote development of specific goals for regional and cross border RTD policies; • to exploit synergy between regional, national and Community programmes for research and economic development in cross border environment and to maximise the potential for a successful involvement of regional actors in European research projects; • to enhance trans-national, including cross-border and inter-regional mutual learning of regional actors; • to mentor regions with a less developed research profile by more experienced partners through mutual exchange of experience and best practices; • to promote reduction of CO2 emissions in two cross border regions. Duration of the project is 36 months and project consortium consists of 12 members with respect of all areas necessary for research driven economical development in the region achievement.

Field of science

  • /social sciences/economics and business/economics/sustainable economy
  • /engineering and technology/environmental engineering/energy and fuels/renewable energy
  • /social sciences/other social sciences/social sciences interdisciplinary/sustainable development

Call for proposal

FP7-REGIONS-2008-1
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Funding Scheme

CSA-SA - Support actions

Coordinator

KOSICKY SAMOSPRAVNY KRAJ
Address
Namestie Maratonu Mieru 1
042 66 Kosice
Slovakia
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 154 560
Administrative Contact
Peter Tapák (Mr.)

Participants (12)

TECHNICKA UNIVERZITA V KOSICIACH
Slovakia
EU contribution
€ 179 085,30
Address
Letna 9
042 00 Kosice
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Oto Hudec (Dr.)
Agency for the support of regional development Kosice
Slovakia
EU contribution
€ 88 121
Address
Strojarenska 3
04001 Kosice
Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Jaroslav Tesliar (Mr.)
Východoslovenská energetika a.s.
Slovakia
EU contribution
€ 35 310
Address
Mlynská 31
04291 Košice
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
štefan Slezak (Mr.)
Solarklima, s.r.o.
Slovakia
EU contribution
€ 8 667
Address
Buzinska 11
04015 Kosice - Saca
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Frantisek Fabian (Mr.)
NORDA ESZAK-MAGYARORSZAGI REGIONALIS FEJLESZTESI UGYNOKSEG KOZHASZNU nonprofit KORLATOLT FELELOSSEGU TARSASAG
Hungary
EU contribution
€ 47 370
Address
Szechenyi Istvan Utca 107
3525 Miskolc
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Laszlo Francsics (Mr.)
MISKOLC HOLDING ONKORMANYZATI VAGYONKEZELO ZARTKORUEN MUKODO RESZVENYTARSASAG
Hungary
EU contribution
€ 94 914,30
Address
Petofi Utca 1-3
3525 Miskolc
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Viktoria Jozsa (Ms.)
MISKOLCI EGYETEM
Hungary
EU contribution
€ 70 128
Address
Egyetemvaros
3515 Miskolc
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
László Lehoczky (Dr.)
Enin Koernyezetipari Klaszter KFT.
Hungary
EU contribution
€ 64 722,50
Address
Görgey A. 5
3530 Miskolc
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Peter Lenkey (Mr.)
NAGY-FERENCZI TERMELO KERESKEDELMIES SZOLGALTATO KFT
Hungary
EU contribution
€ 45 742,50
Address
Tanya Nagy-ferenczi Tanya .
3554 Bukkaranyos
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
József Nagy (Dr.)
Envirolink North west Limited
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 72 653
Address
Dewhurst Road 91
WA3 7PG Birchwood
Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Jackie Seddon (Mrs.)
FUNDACION CARTIF
Spain
EU contribution
€ 62 434,50
Address
Pq Tecnologico Boecillo 205
47151 Boecillo
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Monica Antón Freile (Ms.)
ZTS VYSKUMNO-VYVOJOVY USTAV KOSICE AS
Slovakia
EU contribution
€ 28 569
Address
Juzna Trieda 95
041 24 Kosice
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Ladislav Vargovcik (Mr.)