8 Projects

Benchmarking and Energy Management Schemes in SMEs (BESS)

  • Start date: 2005
  • End date: 2007
  • Participant:  Austria , Finland , Greece , Ireland , Lithuania , Netherlands , Norway , Slovenia , Spain , Sweden
  • Sector:  Various

The BESS projects adress energy efficiency in SMEs from the food and drink industry. Among others, an e-learinng system and an energy management implementation model are developed in the project. At...

Expanding the Benchmarking and Energy management Schemes in SMEs to more Member States and Candidate Countries (ExBESS)

  • Start date: 2007
  • End date: 2009
  • Participant:  Belgium , Czech Republic , Greece , Italy , Latvia , Norway , Poland , Portugal , Romania , Slovakia
  • Sector:  Various

The ExBess Project is an extension of the BESS project to other countries and sectors.

Development of a high power ultrasound system for the low-cost, fast, effective and quality drying of fruit and vegetables (ULTRAVEG)

  • Start date: 2008
  • End date: 2010
  • Participant:  Germany , Spain , Switzerland , Turkey , United Kingdom
  • Sector:  Various

Development of a ultrasound system for faster, more cost effective and energy efficient drying of fruit and vegetables

Hydraulic Actuator for Valves in Brewery, Dairy and Pharmaceutical Industries (HYDRACT)

  • Start date: 2008
  • End date: 2011
  • Participant:  Denmark , Germany , Portugal , United Kingdom
  • Sector:  Various

Development of a hydraulic actuator based to operate sanitary valves in the brewery, dairy, and pharmaceutical industries. Advantages to current pneumatic process machinery in these industries can be...

Transfering Energy Save Laid on Agroindustry (tesla)

  • Start date: 2013
  • End date: 2016
  • Participant:  France , Italy , Portugal , Spain
  • Sector:  Various

The tesla project aims at extending best available practices for realizing energy savings in the agro-food sector. Among others, the project is targeted at implementing 110 energy audits according to...

Towards zero-fossil CO2 emission in the European food & beverage industry (GREENFOODS)

  • Start date: 2013
  • End date: 2015
  • Participant:  Austria , Germany , Poland , Spain , United Kingdom
  • Sector:  Various

The GREENFOODS project adresses energy efficiency in the food and beverage industry in SMEs. As part of the project, a sector specific training module on energy management and a series of 200 energy...

Making the most out of energy (SME Energy Checkup)

  • Start date: 2014
  • End date: 2017
  • Participant:  Italy , Netherlands , Poland , Spain
  • Sector:  Various

The SME Energy CheckUp project targets small and medium sized enterprises in the sectors hotels, restaurants, bars, fastfood/ice-cream, retail food, retail non-food and office

New cold and low-energy concentration technology (evapEOs2) for liquid food products (evapEOs2)

  • Start date: 2017
  • End date: 2018
  • Participant:  France
  • Sector:  Various

evapEOs® is a cold concentration technology and allows to produce high quality food and biotechnology products using low energy consumption