Coordinator of the project: Meteo Romania, Romania
Meteo Romania is the Romanian national organisation to ensure meteorological protection of life and property. The field of competence of the National Meteorological Administration is knowledge, monitoring and anticipation of atmospheric processes and associated meteorological phenomena. Meteo Romania carries out operational meteorological services and current climatology activities, studies and research in its field of competence.
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Austria
BOKU is one of the best life sciences universities in Europe, distinguished by its holistic approach to research and teaching. Today’s University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) began its success story in 1872 as a small agricultural college under the name “kk Hochschule für Bodenculture”. The BOKU locations Türkenschanze, Muthgasse and Tulln now offer the 15 departments and 11,000 students optimal conditions for learning, teaching and research.
Helmholtz-Zentrum hereon GmbH (HEREON), Germany
Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon conducts international cutting-edge research to generate knowledge and innovation and facilitate more resilience and sustainability. Hereon’s scientific spectrum encompasses high-performance materials, processes and environmentally friendly technologies for mobility and new energy systems. Furthermore, research is conducted on biomaterials for medicine and for increasing the quality of life. Through research and consulting, Hereon addresses the challenges of climate change in a solution-oriented manner and facilitates sustainable management as well as the protection of the coasts and marine environment through comprehensive scientific understanding.
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Italy
The CNR is a national public research body with multidisciplinary competences, supervised by the Ministry of Universities and Research (MUR). Founded in 1923, its mission is to carry out scientific research projects in the main fields of knowledge and to apply the results for the development of the country, promoting innovation, the internationalisation of the ‘research system’ and fostering the competitiveness of the industrial system. Every day, the CNR tackles the challenges of our time in many sectors: human and planetary health, environment and energy, food and sustainable agriculture, transport and production systems, ICT, new materials, sensors and aerospace. But also human sciences and protection of cultural heritage, social sciences, bioethics, quantum sciences and technologies, artificial intelligence, enabling technologies.
Blue Biloba, Italy
Bluebiloba Innovative Startup is the result of the union between researchers from the University of Florence, working in the Forestry and Environmental sector, and professional entrepreneurs in the world of information technology and innovative technologies.It provides consultancy and services in the environmental field thanks to the application of innovative high-tech tools, such as drones, remote sensing, IoT.
Mykolo Romerio Universitetas (MRU), Lithuania
Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) is named after the patriarch of Lithuania‘s Constitutional Law Professor Mykolas Romeris (1880-1945). It is the largest social sciences specialized university in Lithuania, whose most prominent studies and research areas are: law, public security and public administration. The University has capable and significant core educational science, economics, humanities, communication, politics, psychology, sociology, and management areas.
The Institute for European Energy and Climate Policy (IEECP), The Netherlands
The Institute for European Energy and Climate Policy (IEECP) is a non-for-profit, independent research organisation. IEECP acts as a knowledge-hub sharing pragmatic results as well as innovative ideas providing policymakers, and all private and public decision-makers, independent expertise and science-based research to support their work towards the energy transition and a sustainable future. Working, since 2015, on science-based climate change mitigation and adaptation, energy efficiency and renewable energy policy, IEECP’s international interdisciplinary team of experts generating and disseminating scientific knowledge is dedicated to proposing data-driven solutions, hands-on solutions and policies as well as strategic communication.
University of South-Eastern Norway (USN), Norway
The University of South-Eastern Norway (USN) is Norway’s fourth largest university. It employs 1,900 people and offers an education to about 17,000 students. They offer profession- and business-focused educational programmes, research and knowledge dissemination to high international standards. The university offers more than 300 bachelor’s and master’s degree courses, in addition to doctoral (PhD) study programmes in eight subject fields, closely linked to the demands of business and the needs of wider society.
“Marin Dracea” National Institute for Research and Development in Forestry (INCDS), Romania
The National Institute for Research and Development in Forestry “Marin Drăcea” is certified as an institution part of the Research and Development System of National Importance and as a Excellence Centre at national level in the field of Forest Biology and Forest Management, by the national authority for research and development. It is licensed for forest management planning, ecological reconstruction and watershed management, forest risk assessment, forest cartography, geodesics and photogrammetry, seeds quality and conservation, pesticides testing on behalf of forest certifying purposes. Scientific research and technical development in the framework of INCDS “Marin Drăcea” move towards priority objectives of forest sector, in the framework of national and international research programs, specific to the following domains: forest ecology, forest measurement, genetics, protection, silvotehnics, management planning, watershed management, forest shelterbelts and ecological reconstruction, wild game and fish management.
Software Imagination & Vision (SIMAVI), Romania
SOFTWARE IMAGINATION & VISION (SIMAVI) is an IT company established in 2019, following the division process of SIVECO Romania SA. Although the company was recently established, the team’s experience is vast, taking over all software development activities in: education, health, customs, nuclear, business, banking, utilities, production, etc. An organization built on an European model, with unique competence centers and internationally competitive specialists, SOFTWARE IMAGINATION & VISION is the Romanian software company that provides IT services directly to European Commission organization.
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Romania, Romania
In Romania, WWF has been working since 2006 to protect the wild environment in the Carpathian Mountains and along the Danube: protected areas, forests, brown bears, junipers, Danube Delta, sturgeons. In addition to all this, it stimulates the transition to a green economy and runs an environmental education programme for young people.
AMBIENTA Ingeniería y Servicios Agrarios y Forestales, Spain
AMBIENTA is a young Spanish company founded in 2006, with several years of experience in all kinds of activities in the rural and natural environment and in the agricultural and forestry sectors. It is made up of an experienced, dynamic and well-qualified multidisciplinary team of professionals used to working in rural areas and in the agricultural, forestry and environmental sectors. In order to carry out its work, AMBIENTA provides its clients with the most modern technologies to provide results in a competitive, efficient and high quality manner.
Met Office, UK
The Met Office is the national meteorological service for the UK. They provide critical weather services and world-leading climate science, helping you make better decisions to stay safe and thrive. Since their foundation in 1854, the Met Office has pioneered the science of meteorology and its application. To this day, they continue to push the boundaries of science and technology, so that they can meet the demands of today and the future. They are a key part of the weather and climate community, uniting scientific leaders from every corner of the globe, delivering extraordinary impact and benefit to the world around us.
ENT Environment and Management, Spain
ENT is a socio-economic initiative comprising two organisations: a consultancy and a foundation, with a multidisciplinary team of skilled and experienced professionals who design, analyse and implement public environmental policies. They partner with public administrations and non-profit organisations, and also work with for-profit initiatives that share their values. Innovation is at the heart of their mission, and have a diverse range of research and development projects. Results are disseminated in peer-reviewed scientific publications and at scientific conferences.
University of Leicester, UK
The University of Leicester is in the East Midlands and currently has around 20,000 students enrolled, of which 1,500 of whom are international from over 80 different countries. The University of Leicester is one of the UK’s fastest growing universities and is currently undergoing a £300 million campus redevelopment programme. The University of Leicester was voted ‘University of the Year’ by the Times in 2008, and finished runner up in the same category in 2014. Leicester is well known for the strength of it its research, with its Archaeology department recently discovered the remains of Richard III, pushing it into the international spotlight.
University of Exeter, UK
The University of Exeter combines world-class research with excellent student satisfaction, from their campuses in the South West of England, in Exeter and Cornwall. They are one of the very few universities to be both a member of the Russell Group and have a Gold award from the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), evidence of the established international reputation for excellence in both teaching and research. They unite expertise from across academic disciplines, breaking down barriers to create innovative solutions to complex, global challenges.