The Official Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services of Terrassa, in the framework of its leadership of the Commission of Circular Economy, Industry and Competitiveness (CECIC) of the General Council of Chambers of Catalonia (CGCC), coordinates a project led by ChatuTech together with three other projects to access the NextGenerationEU funding lines. “The four projects have an outstanding tractor effect in line with European requirements, represent an initial investment of approximately 400 million euros and have been presented at the various expressions of interest opened by the State Government, moving the relevant information to the Generalitat ”, explains Ramon Talamàs, president of the institution.
The main partners of the SOSSOIA project are AECOC, the Regional Council of Vallès Occidental (CCVOC), the Food Banks, ICIL, the Andalusian Chambers of Commerce and the CGCC. The technological part will be piloted by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Terrassa campus, where the Master in Blockchain is being carried out, and the company VOTTUN from Sant Cugat, recognized for the applications of this technology, will also collaborate. what you want to manage the value chain. SOSSOIA is intended for the prevention of food waste and the efficient social use of what eventually occurs. This project, therefore, aims to reduce food waste in the field of companies in the food industry and its distribution, with a special focus on SMEs and seek maximum use for human food of waste that it comes to produce, structuring digital protocols and intercommunications between industry and distribution with social entities that manage the food of the most disadvantaged groups.
The GREENTECH project, arising from the concerns of the Terrassa Installers Guild, has the membership of other Catalan guilds, the Energy Efficient clusters of Catalonia, the Bioenergy and Solar Energy SOLARTYS and the UNEF (Unión Española Fotovoltaica), the Chambers of Commerce of Castilla-La Mancha and the CGCC, as well as the UPC, which will deal with the technological part. The aim of this initiative is to promote renewable energy and, in particular, technical and business training for installers. It revolves around multisectoral training, the revitalization of a differential environment that allows it to be effective, up-to-date and flexible, as well as permeable to the needs of companies, SMEs and the self-employed, with the ability to participate in the planning and proposal of training activities. With an investment of 172 million euros, it seeks to structure eighty centers throughout the state.
The CHATUTECH project involves the Polytechnic University of Valencia, through its Department of Architectural Constructions, the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), through its Department of Electronic Engineering, the UPC and the CGCC. It is a project for the sustainability of the public works sector through the application of artificial intelligence and other technologies.
Finally, the TRANDITRUCK project, presented in coordination between the Transport and Logistics Guild of Catalonia and the CGCC, aims to respond to the need to digitize the activity and services of SMEs operating in this sector, which in Catalonia, represent a 80% of the twenty thousand companies registered in this activity.
In addition, the Chamber of Terrassa has been carrying out a communication action with companies in the area to support them in the structuring and channeling of their projects and has provided them with the necessary information on access to the lines. of grants and funding from NextGenerationEU.
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