SEED’s partners (13) and associate partners (23) are VET providers EQF level 2-8, representatives from regional skills ecosystems and national agenda-setting stakeholders.
HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht (25.000 students, 5.000 experts) is an experienced project coordinator on (inter)national projects. HU brings in expertise on the transition to fossil free districts, healthy buildings, smart mobility, urban experience and learning and innovation. HU’s focus is innovative approaches, challenged based learning, hybrid learning environments and flexible pathways. HU will lead WP 1 and WP 3 and is involved as task leader in WP 7 and is in the lead of the Dutch good practice TL4 in WP4.
EBI Ebility GmbH is an international e-mobility company. The product portfolio includes electric kickboards and motor scooters as well as portable and universally applicable energy storage systems. As a specialist on micro-mobility, EBI is also available in France, Hungary, Austria, Switzerland, the USA, and Canada. EBI is involved as task leader in WP2 and is involved in the German good practice TL7 in WP4.
BUAS Bochum University of Applied Sciences (7.000 students, 600 experts) is a university in the industrial area of the Ruhr Area. It is embarking on an innovative path in teaching and research, and it stands for a holistic academic qualification of personalities, with a focus on sustainable development in research and teaching as well as work-based learning in the field of fossil free energy. BUAS leads WP4 and is the leader of three German good practices. Also, BUAS is the regional coordinator for the German partners.
ROC MN is a provider of vocational and adult education (20.000 students and 1.700 experts). One of the aims of ROCMN is to prepare students better for an ever-changing society and work situation. To make education more flexible, tailor-made for each student in a pedagogical manner and in a technological manner, students are prepared for a working environment that will require continuous development from staff. ROC MN is in the lead of the Dutch good practice TL7 in WP4.
CLUBE Cluster of Bioeconomy and Environment of Western Macedonia with more than 40 members from the public sector, R&D and Entrepreneurship covers the entire quadruple helix of the regional bioeconomy and environment sector. CLUBE builds on a huge experience in multiplying effects by spreading the knowledge towards regional municipalities and enterprise networks, both nationally and internationally. Leads WP7 and involved as task leader in the good practices WP4, leader of the Greece good practice GO25 in WP4, regional coordinator.
UOWM University of West Macedonia (20.000 students, 3.000 experts), invests in innovative educational programs and multidisciplinary fields of research, corresponding to the needs of the modern world and specifically on advanced energy related issues. It is equipped with innovative research and education technologies on the renewable energy field and has established the research Institute for smooth energy transition with similar objectives as the COVES project. UOWM is task leader in WP6 and is the leader of the Greece good practices TL4 and CP12 in WP4.
AVA AVAESEN is a private non-profit association of 160 regional companies (renewable energies, circular economy, water cycle, waste treatment and smart cities). The members of the cluster encompass 80% of the clean energy sector and include more than 6.000 jobs, offering a tailor-made service based on a joint plan with the mission of boosting competitiveness, innovation, and growth. AVAESEN is the leader of the Spanish good practice CP12 in WP4.
Katapult is on the forefront of sharing knowledge on public private collaboration in vocational and professional education, e.g. in Centres of Expertise (CoE) and Centres of Vocational Excellence (CoVE). Katapult is a learning network that supports over 100 public-private partnerships between educational institutions and over 6.500 companies with tools and guidance so they can build robust organizations that will benefit students, educational institutions, industry, and society. Katapult is in the lead of WP6 and leads the Dutch good practice GO23 in WP4. Besides that, Katapult is also regional coordinator of region Utrecht.
RAS Raisio Regional Education and Training Consortium (3.000 students, 200 experts) is an important Finnish VET provider. RAS has wide national and international cooperation networks with valued partnerships between different education providers, companies as well as other institutions of work life. RAS works closely with areas circular economy providers like Smart Chemistry Park and other companies to develop diversified learning environments for the students where on-the-job learning can be done in co-operatives. RAS is involved as task leader in WP5 and is in the lead of the Finnish good practice CP13 in WP4.
Solar Finland is a solar energy company with a staff of 40-50 experts. With its wide range of products and services on the solar energy sector, together with its four affiliates, it is one of the most significant solar energy companies in Finland, with over 40 years of experience in solar energy systems and solar energy. Its scope includes manufacturing, sales, and
installation of solar energy systems. SOL is in the lead of the Finnish good practice TL8 in WP4
TUAS Turku University of Applied Sciences (9.000 students, 700 experts), is a real innovation academy. TUAS specialises in pedagogical modernisation of higher education, executing multi-field innovation pedagogy with focus on Research, Development, and Innovation (RDI), flexible curricula and entrepreneurship. It is internationally active in futureoriented energy solutions. TUAS leads WP2 on skills, is task leader in WP1 and is in the lead of the Finnish good practice GO23 in WP4, regional coordinator.
DG Conselleria de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, Dirección General de Formación Profesional y Enseñanzas de Régimen Especial is a regional policy body for the vocational training and the establishment of professional training degrees and specialisation courses. In addition, it is responsible for the advice and strategies in the field of vocational training and lifelong learning. DG represents six vocational education providers on level 3-4. DG is task leader in WP3 and is the leader of the Spanish good practice TL8 in WP4.
UPV Universidad Politecnica de Valencia (36.000 students, 5.000 experts) and has broad experience in EU projects taking part in different actions. UPV is an active member in the Cluster de ernegía de la Comunidad Valenciana, a regional network realising energy efficient and clean energy initiatives. The Cluster is composed of companies and organisations that offer services or products in the energy value chain. UPV leads WP 5 and is the leader of the Spanish good practice CP18 in WP4, regional coordinator.