Meet the team



Eurac Research is a private research center headquartered in Bolzano, South Tyrol. The center has eleven institutes and five centers. Eurac Research has more than 800 partners spread across 56 countries.The Institute for Renewable Energy conducts applied research in the field of advanced energy systems using sustainable energy sources. These activities include research projects at national and international level and direct collaborations with industrial partners.



The Universite’ catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain) was originally founded in 1425 and is the 1st-ranked French-speaking university in Belgium. The group Architecture et Climat, created in 1980, is part of the Louvain research institute for Landscape, Architecture, Built environment (LAB). Its research aims to the development and application of new methods and tools to analyse and sustain individual and collective comfort, health and well-being in the built environment, to promote the rational use of energy and resources, and to advance the quality and performance of the internal and external environment of buildings in their different contexts and across their life-cycle. 



Founded in 1868, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia is a leading university in Italy in Economics and Management, Humanities, Languages and Literature, Science.  With more than 22,000 students and nearly 1,400 staff, UNIVE is organised into 8 Departments, 3 Schools and an International College, committed to developing  the next generation of researchers, scientists and academics through collaboration across disciplines, advanced research projects and innovative study programs. 



CTIC is a driving agent for Innovation and a technology partner for companies and administrations. Its activity focuses on research in enabling and emerging technologies for digital transformation: Web of Things (WoT); Artificial Intelligence and Big Data; Standardization and Open Data; Vision Technologies and Blockchain. It is also an observatory of future technology trends.

TU Wien

TU Wien’s aim is to contribute to a sustainable future society by conducting scientific innovative research, knowledge transfer and contribution to higher education. Importance lies on controversial discussion and self-reflectiveness. We carry out target oriented model based techno economic assessment from a systems perspective. Our fields of research are:

  • energy demand and supply in buildings,
  • district heating and cooling,
  • and the link between the heating, cooling and the electricity system.


e-think is a private non-profit research institution based in Vienna. Its aim is to advance research in the field of energy economics at its interface with environment and human society. Through technical, economic and environmental assessments e-think contributes to the transition towards sustainable energy systems



VITO is an independent Flemish research organisation in the area of cleantech and sustainable development. VITO is part of the EnergyVille 
research collaboration with KU Leuven, University of Hasselt, and IMEC. In MODERATE, VITO will mainly contribute to the tasks related to building stock data enhancement methodologies and data analytics approaches. 



REHVA, the Federation of European HVAC Associations founded 1963, is an umbrella organisation connecting European associations in building engineering services. REHVA represent +120.000 HVAC engineers and technicians from 26 European countries. Beside members, REHVA also has supporters representing the HVAC industry from overall Europe. REHVA is the leading independent professional HVAC organization in Europe, dedicated to the improvement of health, comfort and energy efficiency in all buildings and communities. 


Würth Italia

The Würth Group is the world’s leading distributor of fastening and assembly products and systems with more than 130.000 products in its range, including metal and plastic small parts, hand, electrical and pneumatic tools, chemicals, accident prevention clothing and equipment, storage systems and workshop equipment. Würth Italy, as italian branch, adresses over 300.000 customers (SMEs and corporates) over 8 market sectors. Würth Italy is also supplier, for the whole global group, of domotic and building automation devices.



Veolia group is the global leader in optimized resource management. With nearly 178,780 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions that contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources, and to replenish them.



Instituto Valenciano de la Edificación (IVE) (engl: Valencia Institute for Buildings)  is a private non-profit foundation with public interest set up in October 1986. IVE promotes competitive research, innovation, training and multilateral cross-border cooperation by enhancing sustainability, energy efficiency, circular economy and resilience in both buildings and cities. IVE board includes professionals, developers, academia, contractors, and end-users.



Enercoop Group is an electric cooperative organization located in Crevillent, owned by 11,000 members. The cooperative has presence in practically the entire value chain of the electricity sector: production of 100% renewable energy, distribution to the municipality of Crevillent (Alicante – Spain), electricity supplier within and outside of the municipality, representative agent in the electricity market for renewable production facilities and group of energy purchases for other electricity supplier companies.  



InnEurope is a leading company in the field of innovation and access to funding with 17 years of experience that operates in the fields of EU programs, open innovation initiatives and start-ups’ growth. Recognized by the EU as Digital Innovation Hub, we are members of INNDIH, the European Digital Innovation Hub (EDIH) of the Valencia region. We work to promote innovation, entrepreneurship and digital transformation in the most important productive sectors (fintech, health, sustainability, climate action, ESG, mobility, industry, etc.) and provide services for corporates and international organizations to connect their needs and challenges with start-ups/ scaleups from all over the world.



Ubik GS is a new venture with 15 years of experience behind it. Ubik was spun-off from the Universitat Jaume I (UJI) Geotec research group and started trading in late 2016 due to the need to provide commercial-grade software development, project management, delivery and support to organizations around the world. The Ubik team has been working with geospatial technologies since 1998 at UJI, and has participated in numerous R&D projects in the “geo” field. These projects include European Union funded projects involving web service creation and integration, technical consulting to companies and UN agencies, and nationally (Ministry of Education or Valencia regional government) funded research.

Juan Camilo Gomez Esguerra


The Köhler & Meinzer company, based near Karlsruhe in the southwest of Germany, is run by the industrial engineer Uli Meinzer and the architect Gerold Köhler as managing partners. It acts as construction company, architecture and engineering office, general contractor, project developer, property manager and real estate service provider. 


Synavision GmbH

synavision is a leading software provider for quality management service for sustainable buildings. The digital AI-based services on our SaaS-platform help owners to achieve truly green buildings in new construction, retrofit and continuous operation. Among clients are leading European Asset Managers, Corporates,  Housing associations and Public Building Administrations.


Politecnico di Torino

The Politecnico di Torino, founded in 1906 from the roots of the Technical School for Engineers created in 1859, has a long-standing tradition of leadership of polytechnic culture. It is one of the most important universities in Europe for engineering and architecture studies, strongly committed to collaboration with industry. Currently, it is among the top Engineering and Technology universities in the world.


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