Posted on January 8, 2016
Berytech has been part of the SHAAMS EU project for the past 3 years, being the work package leader in communication and collaboration with regional Mediterranean partners for the development of solar technologies and encouragement of innovations in the renewable energy field
This European project was born with the goal of defining and implementing strategic policies and activities that foster the promotion of solar energy within the Mediterranean regions.
In that context, the representatives of several solar energy projects, part of the ENPI CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme, being developed within the Mediterranean region, met in the 2nd Mediterranean Solar Forum: a meeting point between business opportunities in the solar energy sector and SMEs and entrepreneurs of the Mediterranean area.
Berytech took part in the regional meeting gathering regional stakeholders in the field, which was held on November 25, 2015 at the 2nd Mediterranean Solar Forum in Barcelona, Spain.
During the forum, the SHAAMS project achievements and impact was presented by The Chamber of Barcelona, amongst other EU solar projects gathering key professionals in the field, including
16 workshops; 18 business exchanges missions; trainings and capacity building workshops, sun clubs and summer camps, Earth hour events,more than 5.000 people reached and more.
The 2nd Mediterranean Solar Forum took place within the framework of the 9th edition of the Mediterranean Week of Economic Leaders organized by ASCAME (the Association of the Mediterranean Chambers of Commerce and Industry), Barcelona’s Chamber of Commerce and the Union for the Mediterranean. MEDAWEEK 2015 brought together about a hundred of speakers and a thousand of business leaders, political and economic representatives that will discuss the role of the private sector in economic growth in the Mediterranean region.
The conferences focused on discussing the opportunities and challenges that solar energy faces in the region. Meetings between businesses in order to reach cooperation agreements also took place during the Forum.