Uniting the brightest minds and leading institutions from across Europe, we collaboratively drive the TechUPGRADE project forward as a European partnership in thermochemical technology.

Discover the powerhouses behind our Mission.


Danish Technological University

Copenhagen, Denmark

Danish Technological University (DTU) is the biggest technical university in Denmark and a recognized international institution. It is a leading university in the areas of the technical and the natural sciences, renowned for its business-oriented approach, the focus on sustainability and digital competencies.



Twente University

Enschede, Netherlands

High tech, human touch. That is the University of Twente. Some 3,300 scientists and other professionals working together on cutting-edge research, innovations with real-world relevance and inspiring education for more than 12,000 students. The enterprising university encourages students to develop an entrepreneurial spirit.


Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt

Cologne, Germany | Stuttgart, Germany

DLR is the Federal Republic of Germany’s research centre for aeronautics and space. We conduct research and development activities in the fields of aeronautics, space, energy, transport, security and digitalisation.


TU Wien

Vienna, Austria

The TU Wien is Austria's largest research and educational institution in the field of technology and natural sciences. More than 4,000 scientists are researching ""technology for people"" in five main research areas at eight faculties.



Lyngby, Denmark

COWI is a leading international engineering, economic and environmental science consulting group founded in Denmark. It delivers solutions in the areas of energy, industry, architecture, water, planning, infrastructure, buildings and environment with a particular focus on sustainability.


Institute of Entrepreneurship Development

Larissa, Greece

Institute of Entrepreneurship Development (iED) is a research organisation established in 2005, committed to the promotion of innovation & the enhancement of the entrepreneurial spirit, promotes employment and provides innovative solutions that facilitates the growth of healthy entrepreneurship.


Greenlab Skive A/S

Spøttrup, Midtjylland, Denmark

GreenLab Skive is a green and circular industrial park in Jutland, Denmark, which creates unique advantages for companies actively working with energy storage and resource efficiency. Our ambitious goal is to become the leading centre for integrated sustainable energy. 


Quanterall Ltd

Varna, Bulgaria

Qanterall Ltd. is an innovative R&D Lab for software and hardware. It creates and manages a unique innovation environment for industry leaders and provides know-how, networking and new technologies in focal areas - Enterprise software, Blockchain solutions, IoT infrastructure and Bioinformatics.


Thermal & Material Engineering Center

Dnipro, Ukraine

TheUkraine based Thermal & Material Engineering Center was established as a research and development company by a group of prominent engineers and scientists with a long-term experience in industry and engineering in order to boost smart thermal solutions in industrial technologies.


MG Sustainable Engineering AB

Uppsala, Sweden

MG Sustainable has been developing innovative energy solutions in Photovoltaic-Thermal (PVT), Concentrated Photovoltaic (CPV), and Concentrated Photovoltaic Thermal (CPVT) solar collectors research. We have extensive experience in project management at local, national and European levels. MG is also engaged in bringing energy-efficient and non-polluting solutions for developing countries.


Absolicon Solar Collector AB

Härnösand, Sweden

Absolicon is committed to the transition to renewable heat and envisions a sustainable industry. Absolicon is a listed Swedish solar energy company specialized in concentrated solar heating. We help industries change from fossil fuels using solar thermal resources.


RISE Research Institutes of Sweden

Borås, Sweden

RISE is Sweden's research institute and innovation partner. In international collaboration with companies, academia and the public sector, we contribute to a competitive business life and a sustainable society. 


Klaipėdos universitetas

Klaipėda, Lithuania

Klaipeda University is a public university located in Klaipeda, Lithuania. Founded in 1991, it is one of the youngest universities in the country. The university offers a wide range of bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs in various fields of study, including social sciences, humanities, natural sciences, technology, and health sciences.


National Technical University of Athens

Athens, Greece

The National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) is the oldest and most famous educational institution in Greece in the field of technology and has contributed greatly to the scientific, technical, and economic development of the country since its foundation in 1836. The NTUA is structured according to the continental European system for training engineers, with an emphasis on a solid background.