Ente per le Nuove Tecnologie, l'Energia e l'Ambiente (ENEA)

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Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and the Environment
ENEA, the Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and the Environment is a public undertaking operating in the fields of energy, the environment and new technologies to support competitiveness and sustainable development. It has 12 research centres all over Italy and about 3000 employees. ENEA is mainly called upon:
to promote and carry out basic and applied research and innovation technology activities, also through prototypes and product industrialisation;
to disseminate and transfer technologies, encouraging their use in productive and social sectors;
to provide high-tech services, studies, tests and evaluations to both public and private bodies and enterprises.
To these aims and in the sectors falling within its areas of competence, ENEA:
carries out complex research, development and demonstration projects, mainly technology and engineering — based, sets up and operates major scientific apparatuses;
assesses the level of advanced technologies development, as well as their economic and social impacts, also on demand by public administrations;
promotes collaboration with foreign bodies and institutions, also for defining technical regulations and participation to major research programmes and international organisations, providing its (specific)expertise;
promotes, fosters and supports innovation technology processes in the national production system, especially in small and medium — sized enterprises;
collaborates with regions and local administrations to promote productive development of local resources, through joint actions;
promotes technical and professional training and competency of researchers, also through ad-hoc agreements with national and international universities.
Enea is the project co-ordinator in the OLDES project and leads the overall management of the project.

Massimo Busuoli
ENEA - EU Liaison Office Head
Rue de Namur 72 1000 – Bruxelles
Ph. 00  32 2 5120448
Fax 00  32 2 5122468
Mob. 00 32 473 374014