Clean Tech Innovation Hub, based in Patras Science Park, include a strong partnership between companies, university and research institutions aiming towards the research on advanced materials and in particular for energy applications. For example, silicon, plasmonic materials and photovoltaics are found among the main research topic. The Hub will give the opportunity to its members to know each other, to perform research on projects of mutual interest and apply towards EU funding. The conception of innovation hubs is an initiative of Patras Science Park, which is an important opportunity for the Region of Western Greece, as it aims to strengthen research, technological development, innovative ideas and cooperation with interested business partners. Patras Science Park with this initiative aims to assist where possible, to the reintegration of the Region through the penetration of the existing research / innovation ecosystem (which is highly developed in Western Greece) to industry’s production, with the aim to increase competitiveness, create new jobs while limiting the phenomenon of brain-drain.
The scope of Clean Energy Tech HUB is to unite the efforts of its memebers in a common, strong collaborative structure – hub, creating new pathways of research, technology and business partnerships. Clean Energy Tech HUB wil aslo able to offer: