CRIC became part of Ateknea Solutions.
Ateknea Solutions brings together four research and
innovation companies operating at a European level for over 15 years. The group
will pool the expertise and know-how of more than 130 professionals working in
Catalonia, Hungary, Malta and Poland. Its goal is to gain faster access to new
sectors and markets, and to innovate within a cosmopolitan and technologically
advanced context. Ateknea Solutions aims to assist European SMEs in
transforming their innovative ideas into marketable products and services crucial
for their success. Ateknea offers tailor-made services for innovation, with
expertise covering a wide range of engineering and scientific areas.
Diagnostic was established in 2006 by 2 researchers from the University of Algarve. Headquartered in Olhao (South of Portugal), this company is focused in monitoring environmental parameters addressing in particular indoor air quality, thermal comfort, ambient air quality and water quality. Comprised of a team with extensive experience in public health, quality systems and environmental analysis Ar Diagnostic offers a wide range of services for various sectors of activity.
staff includes 15 people undertaking Indoor Air Quality audits and inspections and
Implementation of corrective actions (particle filtration systems, air
purification, etc). The company’s client portfolio includes big Spanish
companies (Gas Natural-Fenosa, BBVA, Cajamadrid, Endesa, Iberdrola, Vodafone, ONO, main Hospitals, etc.) The average number of clients served
per year is aprox. 200.
was founded in 1999 as a family business. The company’s main profile is related
to ventilation and heating- and cooling systems and the last few years have
been marked with several successfully fulfilled orders. In 2006, we introduced
ISO 9001:2000 quality controls and ISO 14001 environmental controls.
is made up of engineers, technicians, welders, and electricians. We possess the
appropriate hand and power tools, duct cleaning systems, stands and lorries.
This technical background allows us to execute larger projects. Pap Ventilation
Systems Ltd. sees its future in hiring more qualified workers, and emphasising
the quality of our work and services.
Finnish Indoor Air Centre - Sisäilmakeskus
services in commissioning in new and renovated buildings, solving indoor air
problems (research and measurements) and education and national research
projects (PUTUSA, IV-puhtaaksi and ICT-ToVa of the Finnish Funding Agency for
Technology and Innovation, TEKES). Its 30 staff experts audit approximately 200
buildings each year.
Green Air Monitoring
John Harbud established the company in 1999 as an independent indoor air
quality specialist. Our solution is specifically designed to help demonstrate
by responsible monitoring that a healthy working environment exists for the
buildings occupants. The company conducts IAQ monitoring within Commercial
Buildings is Indoor Air Quality Assessments, Ventilation and Ductwork
Hygiene Assessments, Thermal comfort, Legionella Risk Assessment, Ergonomics,
Noise Assessments, COSHH Assessments. Main Clients: Private sector clients 52%,
including Thomson Reuters, Harrods, Shell (UK) and central government / health
sectors works 48%. This made of the following activities: general indoor air
quality and ventilation hygiene 60.6%; occupational hygiene 11% and water treatment/hygiene
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Technical Research Centre of Finland, is a government organisation established
by law and operating under the auspices of the Ministry of Employment and the
Economy. VTT operates under the public mandate established for it by the Act on
the Technical Research Centre of Finland 953/2010 (this Act entered into force
1st of December 2010 and supersedes the Act on the Technical Research Centre of
Finland (144/1972) and all amendments subsequently made to it):
Research Centre is impartial non-profit expert organisation acting
independently in respect of its customers. The objectives of VTT are to create
high level scientific and techno-economic knowledge and know-how and to
generate technology and innovations for industry and society. The Research
Centre improves its clients’ technological and economical competitiveness and
promotes socio-political planning and execution.
develops and manages strategic research activities in the interest of the
Finnish economy and society and thereby helps create the prerequisites for
sustainable growth, employment and well-being. These research activities are
planned and implemented as multi-year, coordinated research and innovation
programmes. In 2011, VTT’s turnover was 280 million €, with personnel of 2800.
VTT receives third of its total income directly from the Finnish government.
This allows VTT to carry out the high-risk strategic research necessary to
generate the knowledge and know-how required for fulfilling its public mandate.
Instituto de Engenharia Mecânica
IDMEC is an
R&D institute associated with FEUP for R&D in mechanical engineering
and with links to the national R&D system of which it is formally part.
IDMEC has been involved since 1988 in EU projects sponsored by DG RTD (JOULE)
and DG TREN (THERMIE). These projects had an important role in the R&D of
EU in relation with the building thermal performance (PASSYS, PASCOOL) and
indoor air quality (IAQ Audit, European DataBase on Indoor Pollution Sources, AIRLESS,
MATHIS, HOPE). Recently IDMEC was the coordinator of the European Project of 6th
FWP EnVIE (Co-ordination Action on Indoor Air Quality and Health Effects) that
led to the proposition of a set of policies including the preparation of a
Green Paper on IAQ (www.envieiaq.eu). IDMEC has the Laboratory for Indoor Air
Quality through which national contacts with the Industry developed. This
laboratory focuses on studies on indoor air quality evaluation in buildings and
on the development of clean building materials in support to manufacturing
1991, EcoCounselling Europe is a network of more than 20 national partner organisations
working in the field of citizens, awareness raising and environment information
(www.ecocounselling-europe.org), aiming at the establishment of eco-counselling
networks in the Central and Eastern European countries as well as in the
Mediterranean. Its main fields of activities include Preventive Environmental
Protection and EcoManagement, and one of fields covered are outdoor and indoor
Dutch Chapter of International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate
ISIAQ is an
international, independent, multidisciplinary, scientific non-profit
organization which has the promotion of healthy, comfortable and productive indoor
climate as an objective. ISIAQ has members from nearly all sections, such as
scientists, building administrators, facility managers, architects,
construction-, building-, and installation engineers, medicals, industrial
hygiene experts, policy makers and environment lawyers. On January 4th 2000
ISIAQ.nl has been founded, as a Dutch chapter of the international ISIAQ.
wants to promote and develop the objective of ISIAQ in the Netherlands.
ISIAQ.nl has been successful in the last six years as a society for specialists
in several domains of indoor air quality, climate and health in buildings.
Among the members are designers, building services consultancies, occupational
hygienists, indoor air consultants and academic researchers, representatives
from national institutes and government. Currently ISIAQ.nl has 41 individual members
and 8 associate members. Approximately 25% of all ISIAQ.nl members are also member
of the international society.