AFCOS Consortium

The AFCOS consortium comprises of 7 full partners from 4 EU countries (Bulgaria, Romania, Italy and Belgium) encompassing research and educational capacity, standardization expertise, industry representation, and ecosystem actors.

Associated partners

The AFCOS consortium comprises of 7 associated partners from 6 more countries (Cyprus, Ireland, Croatia, Norway and Albania) ensuring EU coverage and exploitability of the project results to a high level

Full partners

Cleantech is the coordinator of AFCOS. Cleantech Bulgaria is a business network for sustainable development connecting key ecosystem stakeholders in working jointly on mutual complex challenges. Cleantech supports and focuses on the future of clean technologies and sustainable growth, while connecting businesses in support of the development of innovation and the formation of strategic partnerships in the fields of green business, the environment, science and education.

The Bulgarian Institute for Standardization (BDS) is the National Standards Body in the Republic of Bulgaria. BDS is independent non-governmental organization which operates for the public benefit of society. BDS is a public-private organization whose members are interested in standardization. BDS core activities comprise developing national standards in areas of existing market needs and interest, participating in the development and approval of European and international standards.

RoGBC is a non-profit, non-political association of businesses and other organizations promoting environmental responsibility and energy efficiency in the Design, Construction, Operation, and Deconstruction of Romania’s buildings. The main objective of RoGBC is to promote market transformation and facilitate the implementation of the next generation of high-performing green constructions. 

ASRO is a private body of public interest acting as an organizational host for the Romanian standardization activity (recognized by the Romanian government and notified to the European Commission). ASRO represents Romania in the international standardization process by coordinating national activity and by organising the exchange of information on standards. 

CRISCON is a design and consultancy engineering firm, which focuses on supporting organizations to achieve their strategic goals in the fields of research, innovation, sustainability, and resilience. Its services aim at delivering value through stakeholder engagement & collaboration methodologies to support systemic innovation, participatory processes consulting & management, civil infrastructure sustainability advisory. 

AB Corporation is a leading public affairs and communications firm specialised in EU funds, European Affairs, political and regulatory risk, advocacy, and reputation building. AB Corporation is a pioneer of bold, innovative approaches to build visibility and help stakeholders to make the changes they need to achieve their goals. 

TU Sofia is represented in the project via Scientific Research Laboratory “European standards, technical legislation and conformity assessment” (ESTLCA) at the Department of Fundamentals and Technical means of design. 

ESTLCA is the leading laboratory in the country performing research and consultancy on conformity assessments, preparation of technical documents for products, environmental declarations, CE marking. The Laboratory is very active in academia-business cooperation and provides services on standardization, environmental impact assessments and capacity building fitted to the needs of the industry. 

Associated partners

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