Competitive Specialization Project (PECT) Green&Circular b.Ponent [Call: projects of specialization and territorial competitiveness (PECT) framed in the RIS3CAT and in the operative Program FEDER of Catalonia 2014-2020]

This project aims to promote transformation of the economic model of the territory based on an open, collaborative and highly specialized innovation system in the field of sustainable circular bio-economy and the generation of renewable energies.

The project is coordinated by the Lleida Provincial Council (Diputació de Lleida) and the following participate as partners: Lleida Provincial Council’s Economic Promotion Board, Balaguer City Council, Alcarras City Council, the Sanitary Defense Association of pig cattle of Alcarras and Torres de Segre, and the University of Lleida. Each of the partners leads a specific operation to contribute to the objectives of the collaborative project:

– Board of Economic Promotion of the Diputació de Lleida: will carry out Operation2 ORE and DDA Green & Circular

– Alcarràs City Council: will carry out Operation 3 BIO-HUBLAB

– Balaguer City Council: will carry out Operation 4 ENERGY-HUBLAB

– Association of Sanitary Defense of the pig cattle of Alcarràs and Torres de Segre (Pig ADS): will execute the Operation5 ESPAI TEST BIOkm0

– University of Lleida (UDL): will carry out Operation ESPAI LIES

The GREiA research group, from the University of Lleida, will be in charge of:

– promoting the ESPAI LIES as a singular infrastructure d’R + D + I in energy systems and sustainability.

– working on the construction of the 1st Phase of the unique LIES infrastructure to validate technologies associated with research and development in the energy and sustainability field.

– creating a catalogue of services for the new infrastructure, which will be at the service of the territory and its companies and institutions to promote energy as a vector of territorial competitiveness.

The total budget of this PECT is 2,023,661.06 €. The ESPAI LIES Operation of University of Lleida has a budget of 418,125.08 €. Funded 50% by the Generalitat de Catalunya and the European Regional Development Fund, 25% by the Lleida Provincial Council’s Economic Promotion Board and 25% by its own funds.

More information: http://promocioeconomica.cat/pect-green-circular/

This project is co-financed by the Generalitat de Catalunya and the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER) of the European Union, within the framework of the FEDER Program of Catalonia 2014-2020

This project is co-financed by the Generalitat de Catalunya and the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER) of the European Union, within the framework of the FEDER Program of Catalonia 2014-2020