HyCool consortium consist of a high-skilled team composed by 2 SME leaders in the Solar system technology: Fresnex in CSP panels desing & Ecotherm for the control of the system, and one SME leader in adsorption heat pump design and manufacturing: Fahrenheit backed by CNR (RTO) which will combine their knowledge and experience with worldwide thermal storage technology experts RTOs: EMPA for HHP’s thermal storage, and AIT for CSP’s high temperature thermal storage. Integration and Implementation of the coupled system will be leaded by Veolia and IDP, with the support of Ekodenge and the industrial partners. Pilot cases are provided by the SME Bo De Debò and LE Givaudan to create a new benchmark cooling systems with the support activities from R2M, Comet, Jakob energy research and Ciaoteh.

Veolia (Project Coordinator)

Veolia is an Energy and Environmental Service Company, mainly dedicated to the maintenance, preservation and improvement of buildings, facilities and complexes of different nature, in order to improve comfort, performance and security at lower cost.

IDP (Application contexts & Validation)

IDP Ingeniería y Arquitectura Iberia S.L.U. is an innovative and multidisciplinary SME with services ranging from civil & infrastructure engineering, environmental sciences, ICT to project management & consultancy.

BO DE DEBO (Food demo site)

The company BO DE DEBO, S.L. exerts in its current facilities the activity of preparing precooked fresh dishes based on meat, fish and vegetable products.

CNR (Hybrid heat pump tech.)

The Institute for Advanced Energy Technologies was established by the Italian National Council of Research and has long proven experience in the development and penetration of technologies related to energy saving, low polluting energy production, renewable energy sources, hydrogen and fuel cells in Italy and Europe since the 80’s.

Fahrenheit (Solar Heat Pumps)

Founded in 2002, as a spin-off company of Fraunhofer Institute of Solar Energy Systems (ISE), it is the pioneering company in small capacity adsorption chillers, holding 22 national and international patent families on thermal refrigeration and technological solutions utilizing solid sorbents like silica gel and zeolite.

R2M Solution (Exploitation Leader)

R2M Solution srl is an integrated and multi-disciplinary entrepreneurial innovation company that aggressively targets filling the gap between research activities and market implementation across the fields of Innovation, Engineering, Energy Services & Sustainability and ICT/Automation.

EMPA (Sorbent materials)

The Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology is an interdisciplinary research and service institution that aims to meet the requirements of industry and the big societal challenges, focusing on practical implementation of new ideas, making a link between science, industry and society.

Ciaotech (Exploitation)

Ciaotech, part of the PNO Group, is specialised in Innovation Management and funding, providing support services to private and public organizations in Innovation processes, Technology Transfer, IT solutions and funding for research, development and innovation.

Fresnex (Solar Steam)

Fresnex provides an innovative solar steam generation system for industrial applications, which is competitive to fossil fuel systems without subsidies in sunny regions, optimized for roof-top applications.

Ecotherm (Components & Integration)

ECOTHERM is the technology and innovation leader for turnkey hot water, steam and solar systems for hotels, hospitals and industry in the Middle East with thousands of systems installed in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, North Africa and Central America.

AIT (Thermal storages)

The Center for Energy at the Austrian Institute of Technology - Austria's largest non-university research organization - favours a holistic approach to the environmentally friendly electricity supply, heating and climate control of the buildings and cities of tomorrow.

Givaudan (Chemical Demo Site)

Global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over.

Ekodenge (Market Integration)

EKODENGE is an engineering, architecture and consultancy SME company with a focus on research and development activities on sustainable technologies at national, European and international markets.

JER (Market Integration)

Dr. Jakob energy research is an international consultancy for research and product development as well as marketing, dissemination, education and training with a solid expertise in the fields of solar process heat, solar heating and cooling and thermal cooling among others.

UNE (Standardization)

The Spanish Association for Standardization, UNE, is the national standardization body of Spain, member of the International (ISO, IEC) European (CEN, CENELEC, ETSI) and Panamerican (COPANT) standard organizations.

Comet (Communication Leader)

Comet is a SME based in Spain with the main objective to lead to effective commercialization of European R&D achievements, including both public-funded and private-driven initiatives; leaded by a core team of specialists composed by commercial technicians with over 20 years’ experience in Technical Business Development.