Promoting competences transfer in solar energy: more than 20 students, 30 designers and 25 SMEs trained in Catalonia region

Barcelona, 04 April 2016 - the Association of the Mediterranean Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASCAME) launches training paths focused on innovative Building Integrated Photovoltaic Technology (BIPV) technology in Catalonia Region

The activity is organized in the framework of the European project Foster in MED, funded by the EU ENPI CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme.
The three 30-hour training paths are dedicated to over 80 students, designers and installers and they will carry out courses of Renewable Energies in the Centre Formatiu - Salesians de Sarrià;
Trama TecnoAmbeintal “TTA” and the cluster for the Internationalisation and Innovation of the Spanish Solar Energy companies “Solartys” have been chosen to carry out the activity, developed from today to the 15th of April 2016 in Salesians Sarrià, Passeig de Sant Joan Bosco, in Barcelona. The last day of lesson is dedicated to an out-door visit in a PV Plant in la Fàbrica del Sol in Barcelona.

The course contents are based on the document "Guidelines on building integration of photovoltaic in the Mediterranean area", drafted by a team of project experts from Italy, Egypt, Tunisia, Spain, Lebanon and Jordan (free to download on The courses aim at the acquisition of specific skills in architectural, aesthetic and functional PV building integration, which allows the professionals in solar energy sector to exploit new opportunities on the market, taking into account the regulatory framework, the financial and economic incentives and the innovative technical solutions on the market. ASCAME's main mission is to promote cooperation between the Northern and Southern of the Mediterranean, the regional integration, especially through the consolidation of the SMEs, promoting key sectors such as solar photovoltaic energy.
FOSTEr in MED is a project financed for an amount of 4,05 million Euro by European union through the ENPI CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme (total amount of 4,5 million Euro). Project partnership is composed by: Beneficiary University of Cagliari (UNICA); Association of the Mediterranean Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASCAME); Promotional Services Centre for enterprises of the Cagliari Chamber of Commerce (CSPI); Confederation of Egyptian European Business Associations (CEEBA); Industrial Research Institute (IRI); Royal Scientific Society (RSS); Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Tunis (CCI Tunis); Autonomous Region of Sardinia (RAS).
For more information, please contact: Project Management Office UNICA-DICAAR via Marengo 2 – 09123 Cagliari (Italy) Tel +39 070 6755811; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; website:

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