Energy efficiency in industry is a concept with broad spectra of activities since industrial activities have a big diversity of processes. This fact makes evident the need for education focussed to form open minded people with global vision of the industrial scenarios, able to cross initiatives to improve means to reduce energy consumptions.
The aim of the project is to improve and to innovate in technological and business solutions that can be applied horizontally to several industrial sectors. The horizontal approach to energy efficiency in all industrial sectors is based on the premise that energy is used in all installations, and that common systems and equipment occur in many sectors. All innovative solutions will be tested and implemented in real cases, the named living labs being a platform to foster and demonstrate new concepts on SMEs.