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The HYSOL Consortium brings together 8 partners from four different European Union member countries (Spain, Italy, Denmark and The Netherlands). It consists of a multidisciplinary team designed in order to implement major integration modes. Specifically research partners are PSA-CIEMAT, ENEA, UPM, DTU/MAN/SYS and SDLO-PRI, while the industrial partners are ACS-COBRA, AITESA and IDIE, joining expertise and competences required to reach a high level of critical mass of resources necessary to achieve HYSOL goals. The following figure shows the partner distribution in Europe.

BSH Electrodomésticos España, S.A.
GRUPO COBRA (Spain)
Cobra Group possesses extensive experience in the development, construction, operation and maintenance of industrial facilities and power plants. It is not only an active company in the fields of promotion, development, EPC construction, operation, maintenance and sales management of power generated by thermal plants and wind farms, but is also known for its strong international presence.
PSA-CIEMAT
PSA-CIEMAT (Spain)
The Plataforma Solar de Almería (PSA), a dependency of the Centre for Energy, Environment and Technological Research (CIEMAT), is the largest research, development and test centre in the world devoted to concentrating solar technologies. PSA activities form an integral part of the CIEMAT Department of Renewable Energies as one of its lines of R&D. CIEMAT is a public Spanish research centre depending of the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, and into it, to the State Secretary of Research, Development and Innovation.
ENEA
ENEA (Italy)
ENEA, the Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and the Sustainable Economic Development, is a public undertaking operating in the fields of energy, environment and new technologies to support competitiveness and sustainable development. ENEA has approximately 3200 employees, shared in ten research centres located across Italy.
IDIE
IDIE (Spain)
IDIE is a young company created in 2008, totally focused on R&D in the field of renewable energy. It was created by a group of experts in energy and mechanical engineering that detected the lack of new solutions in renewable energy developments, especially solar thermal technology.
AITESA
AITESA (Spain)
AIR INDUSTRIE THERMIQUE SPAIN, SL, is a Spanish engineering company founded in 1985. Organization short name is AITESA. This company operates in the field of heat recovery. AITESA culture has led to stand out in the industry through "turn-key" projects and a whole catalogue of large and small technical solutions, for both national and international markets.
DTU
DTU/MAN/SYS (Denmark)
DTU Department of Management Engineering was established the 1st of January 2008 by merging research groups from different departments at the Technical University of Denmark. The Department focuses on planning, innovation and management of relevance to the engineering profession. The Department is internationally oriented and participates in many types of international projects and cooperation.
UPM
UPM (Spain)
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) is the oldest and largest technical university in Spain, with more than 4,000 faculty members, 38,000 undergraduate students and 6,000 postgraduates in 21 specialized Schools of Engineering. UPM has a strong commitment to R&D and Innovation, boasting over 225 Research Units and 10 Research Institutes. UPM has participated in over 150 projects under 7FP, representing nearly 44 M€, the highest in Spain.
SDLO-PRI
SDLO-PRI (Netherlands)
PRI is an institute created by the Wageningen University and Research Centre, which is an internationally leading education and research organisation that contributes significantly to the quality of life and the sustainability. With more than 600 experienced and highly motivated personnel, PRI is specialised in strategic and applied research. Thanks to the combination of knowledge and experience in crop protection, crop ecology and agrosystems, genetics and reproduction, PRI offers a unique range of perspectives for government and industry.

@HYSOL - This project has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 308912.