Identity of Coordinator

CountryAcronymGeneral Description
GreeceYMEThe mission of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport is:
to plan and implement national policy and create the appropriate institutional framework at European and international level for the development of top quality transport, mass-transit, telecom and postal services under conditions of healthy competition;
to ensure the safety of transport, mass-transit and telecommunications – to promote the Information Society, and
to contribute to the country economic development and to the improvement of its citizens quality of life in the areas falling under the Ministry responsibility.

Identity of the Applicants

Country Acronym General description
Netherlands IenW The Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management (IenW) is responsible for quality of life and accessibility in the Netherlands. It is committed to a smooth flow of traffic and transport in a well-designed, clean and safe environment. The Ministry is working on powerful connections by road, rail, water and air. It protects against flooding and promotes the quality of air and water. Specifically the Ministry is responsible for the implementation of the the Alternative Fuels Directive and all actions and National policies related to an adequate implementation of the directive.
Finland LVM The Finish Ministry of Transport and Communications seeks to promote the well-being of our people and the competitiveness of our businesses. Our mission is to ensure that people have access to well-functioning, safe and reasonably priced transport and communications networks.
Germany GER The main tasks of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy are related to: Priority for SMEs and start-ups Generating investments, cutting red tape Promoting digitisation within industrial companies and SMEs Designing the energy transition in a reasonable way Continuing the development of the European Economic and Monetary Union
Croatia MMPI Ministry of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure
Spain MITECO-SGH The Ministry for the Ecological Transition (Ministerio Para La Transicion Ecologica – Subdireccion General De Hidrocarburos) is responsible for the proposal and execution of the government’s policy on energy and environment, according to the Royal Decree 355/2018. In particular, the Subdirectorate General for Hydrocarbons is responsible for the regulation of the hydrocarbons sector in Spain.
Portugal DGEG Directorate General for Energy and Geology (DGEG) is the Portuguese government department under the Ministry of Environment and Energy Transition, responsible for the conception, promotion and evaluation of policies related to energy and geological resources, with a view toward sustainable development and the security of the energy supply. The Mission of DGEG includes the need to raise awareness of the importance of those policies under the economic and social development that is desired for the country, informing the mof the tools available to implement policy decisions and disseminating the results of its monitoring and enforcement.
France DGEC The Ministry for the Ecological Transition (Ministère de la transition écologique) is responsible for the proposal and execution of the government’s policy on energy and environment, according to the Decree 2013-817. In particular, the Subdirectorate for Security and Supply of New energy products is responsible for the regulation of hydrocarbons in France.
CyprusMECI Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry.

Identity of the Implementing bodies

Country Acronym General description
Greece NTUA (Lab. Met) NTUA is the oldest and most prestigious educational institution of Greece in the field of technology, and has contributed unceasingly to the country’s scientific, technical and economic development since its foundation in 1836. One of the most active NTUA’s Labs on research and development is the Laboratory of Metallurgy(3rd position among NTUA labs). According to the European Research Ranking, 8% of the total research funds of NTUA comes from Laboratory of Metallurgy. Its activities are mainly focused on research and technology development for extractive industries, energy and environmental footprint evaluation, design simulation and techno-economic analysis of optimized flowcharts. The last decade the team has an active involvement also on research activities related to smart grids, smart metering, data harvesting and analysis of energy flow through hybrid energy systems. The team has successfully implemented more than 90 research projects, 35 national and 55 international (mainly from the EC), resulted in more than 
400 research publications. Only in the last 5 years (2014-2018), the team was funded for more than 15M€(EU-National-Industry Funded).
Netherland RVO Netherlands Enterprise Agency (, Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland) encourage sentrepreneurs in sustainable, agrarian ,innovative and international business. It helps with grants, finding business partners, know-how and compliance with laws and regulations. The aim is to improve opportunities for entrepreneurs and strengthen their position. Netherlands Enterprise Agency is part of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy and work sat the instigation of ministries and the European Union. Some activities of the Commodities Boards areal so included.
Finland Traficom The Finnish Transport and Communication Agency (Traficom) develops the safety of the transport system, promotes environmentally friendly transport solutions and is responsible for transport system regulatory duties.
France UFIPFrench Association of Petroleum Industry is an industry association for companies operating in France in one of the oil and gas industry’s three major segments: oil and gas exploration and production, refining and logistics/distribution. From well to pump, UFIP represents and expresses the business and professional viewpoints of its thirty+ member companies.