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Basic Information

Prof. Dr. Kay Hameyer
Faculty / Institution:
Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation
Project duration:
01.12.2015 to 30.11.2018
EU contribution:
1.246.860,00 euros
  EU flag This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 692224.  


Strengthening the Research potential of CAREESD in the field of Electromechanical Systems and Power Electronics for Sustainable


The mission of ESPESA project is to strengthen the research activity and to implement a Technology Transfer&Innovation Management strategy at Centre for Applied Research in Electrical Engineering and Sustainable Development (CAREESD), established in 2010 within Technical University of Cluj-Napoca. The project will reinforce the research potential of the Centre by improving/enhancing the expertise, competences and skills of its researchers and support staff, and by promoting the collaboration with leading EU research institutions sharing scientific interests. The planned activities will contribute to the development of the market-oriented strategy of the Centre, by implementing a competitive Innovation and Technology Transfer strategy, stimulating an entrepreneurial culture and promoting a close collaboration with the industry, increasing at the same time the international visibility of the Centre.


  • Universitatea Tehnică Cluj-Napoca, Romania (Coordinator)
  • Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • École nationale supérieure d'arts et métiers, France
  • Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. Germany
  • Siemens Industry Software NV, Belgium
  • Université de Technologie Belfort-Montbéliard, France