In an attempt to bring together the energy community of the Iberia region, the first partners day was held on June 28 at the World Trade Center in Barcelona. The event counted with the presence of representatives from KIC InnoEnergy, IREC, IST, UPC, Gas Natural Fenosa, Comsa Corporación, Tecnalia, Iberdrola, Energias de Portugal, Galp Energia and Ciemat.
The welcome was formally given by the President of KIC InnoEnergy Iberia, Fátima Montemor, followed by Mikel Lasa, KIC InnoEnergy Iberia CEO, who shared with the audience the main achievements of the organisation and its future perspectives.
Mr. Lasa said that the formal consolidation of the company, five years ago, was a pivotal moment to build the structure and processses KIC InnoEnergy Iberia had today.
Afterwards, KIC InnoEnergy Iberia´s partners gave a short presentation about their companies. The information obtained was reinforced with speed dating rounds, where every partner had the opportunitiy to exchange ideas and prospective collaborations with their colleagues.
The event closing was led by KIC InnoEnergy SE CEO, Diego Pavía, who encouraged the partners to keep on using KIC InnoEnergy´s platform to develop their businesses and the sustainable energy sector. The event was followed by a networking lunch where participants continued sharing experiences and opportunities.