Energy in Water
EnW

Dr Michael Green
Research Fellow

Overview

Profile:
67% completed
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Number of SMEs involved

Summary and objectives

Objectives

  1. To foster partnership building and high-level trans-national cooperation and coordination between cross-sectoral research-driven clusters and member SMEs as well as mutual learning between regional actors;
  2. To identify common trans-national thematic priorities at the water-energy Nexus and conduct a complementarity, compatibility and readiness check of participating entities to produce an integrated view of the Nexus and a Europe-wide hub for innovation;
  3. To identify market trends, competing clusters and relative positioning of partnership clusters and regions and elements that could improve the coordination and cooperation of the partnership regions and SMEs;
  4. To develop and implement a solutions-need analysis and common strategies and solutions at the European level to increase visibility of SMEs in the international market and to boost economic competitiveness;
  5. To launch initiatives to support the creation of international networks with the objective of improving coordination and cooperation in the project domain, identifying new opportunities for RD&I projects and partnerships, as well as services that could support the delivery of these new innovation initiatives;
  6. To disseminate knowledge and information about the ESCP and the project, promoting its own brand in water-energy Nexus products and services.

Results expected

Online Energy-Water SME database - Min. 175 unique entities surveyed and registered on project website (visible on online conceptual model)

SWOT analysis - 1 cross-regional comparative analysis

Market screening - 4 Solutions Needs Analysis reports addressing different thematic priorities and geographies

International trade mission - 1 international trade mission (with at least 10 meetings with organisations in selected THIRD countries.

Challenge response workshops - 2 interactive challenge response workshops (with at least 15 attendees), each addressing 3 identified water-energy Nexus challenges and producing co-creation solutions.

International dialogue and business brokerage event - 1 end-project event with dedicated business network event (at least 100 attendees).

International cooperation agreements - Min. 2 signed international cooperation agreements

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral industries
Cross-sectoral industries
Environmental Industries
Industrial Alliances and Ecosystems

Partnership composition

Other key partners or networks your partnership is linked with in Europe and in third countries

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United States
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Latest news and documents

News Achievements Published: 15.12.2017
Top results of 24 months of EnW
News Published: 11.12.2017
EnW in the Spanish national Cluster Congress
News Published: 27.10.2017
EnW at Amsterdam Water Week - FULL Agenda Available
News Achievements Document Published: 05.10.2017
Challenge-Response Workshop at Aquatech, Amsterdam