The Biofuel Cities project consortium partners were:
SenterNovem (Project Co-ordinator)
SenterNovem is the Dutch government agency for innovation and sustainable development. SenterNovem offers a wide spectrum of products and services that can be used by the government in public-private partnerships. Varying from developing and disseminating knowledge, to monitoring and developing policy instruments and to managing subsidy schemes, SenterNovem act as a full partner, e.g. as programme manager, participant or programme adviser.
For more information, visit: www.senternovem.nl/gave
EXERGIA is a Greek consulting firm, operating internationally in the fields of energy and environment. The scope of the company's projects ranges from consultancy to state policy and strategy formulation, to energy and environment audits and studies for private clients and human resources development, especially in the framework of technical assistance initiatives, energy efficiency and sustainable use of RES.
For more information, visit: www.exergia.gr
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability is an international association of local governments and national and regional local government organisations that have made a commitment to sustainable development. More than 500 cities, towns, counties, and their associations worldwide comprise ICLEI's growing membership. ICLEI works with these and hundreds of other local governments through international performance-based, results-oriented campaigns and programs.
For more information, visit: www.iclei-europe.org
The International Network for Environmental Management e.V. (INEM), founded in 1991, is the world federation of non-profit national business associations for environmental management with about 30 member associations and cleaner production centres in 25 countries. Its purpose is to promote the protection of the environment and human health, as well as science and scientific research in this area.
For more information, visit: www.inem.org
The Institute for Fuels and Renewable Energy (IPiEO) carries out applied research for the renewable energy sector and provides advice and technical support to the Polish government (Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Science and Ministry of Agriculture). IPiEO has been a partner in several EU projects (5 FP- VIEWLS, BIONORM, 6 FP- NoE Bioenergy, RENEW). Considerable work has been conducted on renewable energy strategies (especially on bio-energy) in Poland and CEEC. IPiEO cooperates with the Polish Technology Platform on Biofuels and Biocomponents.
For more information, visit: www.cln.pl
NEN is a non-profit organisation and is the national standardisation institute for the Netherlands. NEN represents the Netherlands at European and international level. NEN has led several European projects on for instance biofuels, gas systems and hydrogen, some of them resulting in new type of standards such as CEN Workshop Agreements or Technical Research Reports
For more information, visit: www.nen.nl
VITO, the Flemish Institute for Technological Research, is an independent research centre in Flanders, Belgium. VITO conducts contract research and develops innovative products and processes in the fields of energy, environment and materials, and this for both the public and the private sector. Central to all projects are protecting the environment and encouraging sustainable use of energy and raw materials.
For more information, visit: www.vito.be