Our partners

The partnership of SECOVE

VET providers
Industry rep.
Research organizations
Public authority


University of West Attica established in 2018. It is the result of the merge of Piraeus University of Applied Sciences and Athens University of Applied Sciences. The new University is the third biggest in Greece. The University based on the long and successful tradition of the constituting institutes provides a high level undergraduate and postgraduate education combined with intensive research activities in specific areas. UNIWA reserves standing partnerships with other domestic and foreign educational and research institutes in order to continuously improve the level of the studies and research. UNIWA participates actively in several national and European Union programs for international cooperation, research and dissemination of knowledge.

IEK DELTA has been established in 1971 and soon became the leader in Vocational Training in Greece, certified by the Greek Ministry of Education and the E.U. With 47 years of experience in private education, offering Post-Secondary Training Programs of Level 5, its goal is to ensure the quality of the provided knowledge and high levels of professional rehabilitation and employment. IEK DELTA has developed a unique learning environment, with 53 Specialties divided in 5 Schools.

DIEK Aigaleo is one of the public Institutes of Vocational Training in the west side area of Athens, called Aigaleo. The students of the Vocational Training Institute are high school graduates, ages 18+ as well as adults who wants to get a  Vocational Education Ttraining. IEK Aigaleo is the oldest Institute of Vocational Training in Greece, established in 1992 and is one of the biggest in Athens. Attendance at the  Vocational Training Institutes (IEK) lasts 5 semesters 

  • 4 semesters of theoretical and laboratory training (1200 hours)
  • 1 semester internship or apprenticeship (1050 hours)

Graduates receive a Diploma of Vocational Specialization level 4 NQF/EQF and after exams at the National Organisation for the Certification of Qualifications & Vocational Guidance (EOPPEP) receive a Diploma of Vocational Specialization level 5. NQF/EQF

In 2021 the Public Institute of Vocational Training IEK Aigaleo has been renamed as a Thematic Public Institute of Vocational Training IEK Aigaleo focusing on S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics)

IEK Aigaleo, for the school year 2021-22 has 700 students.


CRES is the Greek organisation for Renewable Energy Sources (RES), Rational Use of Energy (RUE) and Energy Saving (ES), and has been appointed as the national co-ordination centre in its area of activity. It is a public entity, supervised by the Ministry of Environment and Energy and has financial and administrative independence, while its funding is mainly provided by National, European and International projects, as well as projects carried out on behalf of the industrial, hotel, and construction sector, etc. Its main goal is the research and promotion of RES/RUE/ES applications at a national and international level, as well as the support of related activities, taking into consideration the principles of sustainable development.

IDEC is a training consulting company located in Piraeus, Greece. Its activities consist of training, management consulting, quality assurance, evaluation and development of ICT solutions for both the private and public sectors. Clients of IDEC are both SMEs and the bigger Greek companies of a wide variety of sectors. It co-operates with more than 800 institutes all through Europe and with about 300 experts on specific fields. IDEC has extensive experience in European projects, either as coordinator or as a partner from different European programs and Initiatives. IDEC has consulting experience in developing quality management systems in Greek training centres and has been accredited as a lifelong learning center. The main areas of expertise are management consulting, quality management, certification, design of training contents based on ECVET, software and multimedia development, internet applications, distance learning, e-business, and e-commerce.


Politeknika Ikastegia Txorierri is a subsidized High School for Science and Technology and Vocational Education and Training (both EQF levels 4 and 5) in the Spanish Basque Region. Each year the school provides education for over 400 full-time students and 1000+ adult part-time learners with a staff of 45 people. 

Txorierri belongs to the HETEL network of 27 subsidized H/VET schools in the Basque Region providing Vocational education and training to over 10000 full time vocational students (www.hetel.org).

Politeknika Txorierri operates as a Cooperative made up of families, companies and local councils, and staff. We form part of the Mondragon Group formed by 289 companies and entities and 15 Technology Centres (http://www.mondragon-corporation.com/).

Txorierri is also an associated member of the neighbouring Science and Technology Park of Bizkaia (http://www.parque-tecnologico.es/) and has collaboration agreements with key business and industrial clusters in the Basque Country.

GAIA is the Association of Applied Knowledge and Technology Industries in the Basque Country, and brings together over 311 companies in this sector. Its objective is to be a benchmark in Collaborative Innovation for the creation and implementation of globally competitive solutions based on own Knowledge and Technology (Consulting, Engineering, Electronics, Computing, Telecommunications and Gamification).

The specialised services we offer to partners are Talent, Internationalisation, Technology and Research and Partnerships. Other support services we offer to partners are Communication and Networking.

Our main areas of action are Smart Industry and Energy, Smart Territory and Smart Society.

ONDOAN (www.ondoan.com) is a group of companies that provide advanced services and develop tailor-made solutions in five major areas of activity: Facilities Engineering; Environment and Occupational Safety and Health; Maintenance and Services; Indoor Environmental Quality; and Energy. The activity carried out by ONDOAN, and the services that the group provides aim at different areas of action, including Singular Building, Industry, Infrastructure, Safety, Health, Energy and the Environment. ONDOAN S.Coop. is the parent company of ONDOAN Group, formed by more than 400 people and part of MONDRAGON CORPORATION, with over 74.000 employees. ONDOAN Group is present in international markets and at this moment it has subsidiaries in Egypt, Morocco and Mexico.

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  • Systems Engineering: in the fields of HVAC, Cogeneration, Renewable Energy, Industrial Cooling, Fluid piping Systems, Fire Protection Systems, Pumping Systems, Liquid and gaseous fuel systems, Steam Systems, Electricity, Telecommunications
  • Environmental Engineering and Consultancy: Environmental Management Consultancy, Legal Consultancy, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Footprint, Life Cycle Analysis, Environmental Quality studies, Urban Sustainable Development Planning, Education and Training, Soil quality investigation, Occupational Risk Prevention Studies and Consultancy
  • Services and Maintenance: System Commissioning, Technical Assistance, Preventive and Corrective Maintenance, Computer Aided Maintenance Management, Remote Maintenance.
  • Energy services: Energy efficiency consultancy and engineering, energy management systems, energy auditing, energy certification, and management of energy services under the ESCO model.
  • Indoor Environment Quality: Consulting. Treatment against Legionella, HVAC systems cleaning and sanitizing


Ciofs-FP is an association of VET organisations promoting innovation in vocational education and training, coordination of policies and common development strategies.

Founded in 1303, Sapienza is the oldest university in Rome and the largest in Europe. Its mission is to contribute to the development of a knowledge society through research, excellence, quality education and international cooperation. Sapienza is organized into 11 faculties, one School for Advanced Studies, one post-degree School of Aerospace Engineering, 58 departments, as well as numerous research and service centres. Sapienza currently offers 300 degree programmes (Bachelor’s and Master’s) – among which over 60 are taught in English – 200 Advanced Professional Courses, over 90 PhDs and 80 specialisation schools. Scientific research activity at Sapienza covers an extremely broad spectrum of disciplines, reaching levels of excellence in many areas, including archaeology, physics and astrophysics, humanities and cultural heritage, the environment, nanotechnologies, cell and gene therapy, design, aerospace, social and economic sciences. 

Autonomous Region of Sardinia, through its DG Labour, is responsible for programming, monitoring, controlling and evaluating the services, projects and activities in the following areas:

-IMPLEMENTATION OF POLICIES FOR CITIZENS (immigration, civil service, vocational guidance, professional training and education, self-employment and entrepreneurship promotion);

– POLICIES FOR PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, ENTERPRISES AND THIRD SECTOR ( development of the labour market, promotion and defence of employment, gender equality

in employment, welfare, upskilling through life long learning, cooperation, social economy, support to Civil Society Organisations, labour and social inclusion, inclusive finance, corporate social responsibility, and social innovation.                                       

– Managing Authority for the Regional Operational Programme -European Social Fund (POR FSE).

Founded in 1984, RIELCO is organized into four divisions: Plant Engineering, Environment, Energy and Construction.

With regard to the area affected by the project, the Energy Division has consolidated thirty years of experience in electrical, mechanical and special systems to develop products and services aimed at rationalizing energy consumption, increasing productivity and decreasing energy costs. RIELCO develops and implements energy efficiency projects and production from renewable sources in the industrial and tertiary sectors, both public and private, monitoring, managing and optimizing the energy consumption of any user in a simple, intuitive and flexible way.

RIELCO has developed R&D projects with the most prestigious Italian research organizations. The technological innovations introduced in the environmental, energy and construction fields contribute to increasing the quality and performance standards of each work performed.


The Technical University of Kosice is a public university dealing with university teaching and international cooperation in the areas of research and education, fostering links with institutions in private and public sectors and thus responding to their needs and to the needs of society in general. TUKE caters for a wide range of educational needs not only in the East-Slovak region, but throughout Slovakia and Central Europe, as in many specializations it is the only centre of education and research in this area.

IZOLA focuses on the renovation of houses realization of insulation and the implementation of flat roofs and green roofs. The company provides services through three centres: projection, implementation, and sale of insulation. Today IZOLA is a guarantee of quality and reliability in the field of thermal insulation in the Slovak market. In 2020 in cooperation with the Faculty of Civil Engineering, an experimental roof with biodiversity potential was created on the southern terrace of the building of this company.

Slovak Chamber of Civil Engineers. 

SKSI is a status organization that currently has more than 4,800 active authorized civil engineers. Its councils are supplemented by more than 1,100 voluntary members, among whom one can find both individual and legal company. Membership in the SKSI is created on the basis of a legal obligation. The basic principles by which SKSI operates are quality, support, protection and honor. The aforementioned pillars are subsequently reflected in the performance of its activities in individual managed areas

the main activities of SKSI are

  • supervises the quality of the technical level in the field of design, management and implementation of constructions
  • supports the rights of engineers and their professional, social, economic interests and protects their social honor
  • protects public interests in the field of spatial planning, design, construction, as well as the legitimate interests of companies

Stredná priemyselná škola stavebná a geodetická (Secondary industrial school of construction and geodesy).

Our school prepares graduates for the performance of technical-economic functions in the field of construction – civil engineering, architecture and interior design, spatial planning, , geodesy, cartography and cadastre. The combination of general and vocational education makes it possible to prepare a universally developed and adaptable personality capable of applying to a dynamically changing labor market. The graduate is able to think logically, work independently, constantly educate himself and lead work teams in companies. He should acquire such skill and knowledge, the flexibility of his abilities, in order to better apply himself to the labor market in Slovakia, but also within the EU. Graduates are also prepared for university studies, especially technical specializations.

ASTRA is non-governmental, non-political and voluntary association of natural and legal persons. ASTRA  provides lifelong learning, supports research and development capacities, builds relationships between non-profit, academic and commercial spheres, and public administration. ASTRA is a well-known partner and supplier in projects and activities which are aimed mainly at: educational and training activities, promotion of social inclusion, preparedness of regions and cities for development including plans & development programs preparation, as well as transferring knowledge and skills in regional development and people development from and to Slovakia.


P.PORTO is a Higher Education Institution in Portugal (4th in dimension and the 3rd in candidates), with more than 21000 students, 56 undergraduate degrees, 62 master´s degrees, and 24 research centres. It is spread across three camps, hosting eight Schools. The Schools of P.PORTO has a collective and cohesive identity committed to the plurality of its educational offer, which aims at training independent citizens.

The mission of P.PORTO is to create and further knowledge, science, technology, and culture and to provide students with technical, scientific, artistic, and transverse skills that articulate expertise and action to become the agent of transformation at home and abroad and through intervention contribute to the wise development of society.

P.PORTO presently follows a decentralized governance model in line with the autonomy of the Schools.

Omegaflow offeres engineering and consulting services with technical and professional competence. Omegaflow has experience in HVAC projects, in energy performance buildings projects and in energy management systems. 

INOVA+ is a Portuguese innovation services provider specialized in education and training and research and technological Development. Our mission is to provide the knowledge, management capacity, partnerships and technical and financial support needed to ensure successful innovation projects to our customers. With 25 years’ experience, INOVA+ employs more than 85 consultants based in different locations, works with a wide network of partners, including Universities, schools and other education providers; Research Centres, Municipalities and public authorities, etc.

Energaia – Energy Agency for the South of the Oporto Metropolitan Area is the competence and knowledge centre for Sustainable Energy and Energy Transition, responsible for the conception, implementation and monitoring of the Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans, in its intervention territory. It extends these competences in a transversal and integrated way to areas of knowledge related to its areas of core competence. 

Through a highly qualified technical staff, and with more than 20 years of uninterrupted activity, Energaia is today one of the oldest energy agencies in Portugal and Europe, and recognized as an example to follow. 


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