ENEA is the Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development. It is a public agency supporting Country's competitiveness and sustainable development, with around 2700 staff employees distributed in 14 research centers all over the national territory, besides the Headquarters in Rome and the ENEA-EU Liaison Office in Brussels.
Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. is a state-owned Hungarian institute, boosting the international economic significance of companies operating in Hungary by providing them R&D services. The company builds strategic cooperation with researchers known and acclaimed domestically and internationally as well as with an extensive network of contacts, thus playing an active role in building bridges between domestic enterprises and the R&D sphere.
The Institute of Non-Ferrous Metals (IMN) is a state-owned research centre of the Polish non-ferrous industry, with activities covering all stages of metallic materials production from ore treatment to products. IMN has R&D staff of almost 170 employees, and technical and production sectors with 260 employees, with expertise on: processing of non-ferrous ores and other mineral resources; pyrometallurgy and hydrometallurgy; analytical chemistry; processing of metals and alloys; materials engineering; processing of scraps and wastes; environmental protection; chemical power sources; experimental plants.
Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group with about 45,000 employees in 130 countries and with a world-leading positions in the following areas: tools and tooling systems for industrial metal cutting; equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries; advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating. In particular, Sandvik Coromant is one of the main industrial suppliers of tools, tooling solutions and special alloys for the metalworking industry, with customers in the automotive, aerospace and energy industries.
The University of Milan-Bicocca (UNIMIB) includes 4 Schools and 16 Research Departments with over 33,000 students. It owns scientific background from different disciplinary areas, such as Biotechnologies, Physics, Chemistry, Natural Sciences, Sociology and Economics.
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is the leading research and technology company in the Nordic countries, providing expert services for domestic and international customers and partners, and for both private and public sectors. It is a state-owned and controlled non-profit limited liability company established by law and operating under the ownership steering of Finnish Ministry of Employment and the Economy.
The Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute (ZAG) is a public, non-profit, state-owned body, with main activities on fundamental and applied research, development of new methods of testing and measurement, certification and attestation of conformity of products, training of research and technical staff, participation in the preparation of technical codes and standards.