PLATOON organises a Supportive Partners Programme to build online communities. This programme targets entities from across Europe, such as start-up communities, accelerators, governments, programmes and more to help PLATOON to empower innovation and entrepreneurship in the crossroads of ICT and energy and connect the ecosystem.

The Supportive Partners are stakeholders interested in signing a Letter of Engagement to disseminate the project in a win-win cooperation mode.

Below, there is a list presenting our PLATOON Supportive Partners:

LogoNameBrief Description
BDVAThe Big Data Value Association (BDVA) is an industry-driven international not–for-profit organisation with more than 200 members all over Europe and a well-balanced composition of large, small, and medium-sized industries as well as research and user organizations. BDVA is the private counterpart to the EU Commission to implement the Big Data Value PPP program.  BDVA and the Big Data Value PPP pursue a common shared vision of positioning Europe as the world leader in the creation of Big Data Value.

The mission of the BDVA is to develop the Innovation Ecosystem that will enable the data and AI-driven digital transformation in Europe delivering maximum economic and societal benefit, and, achieving and sustaining Europe’s leadership on Big Data Value creation and Artificial Intelligence.
BerriUpBerriUp Aceleradora de Startups is the first private startup accelerator in the Basque Country. The Donostia-based company, founded in 2015, seeks to support entrepreneurs in launching their projects on the market by accompanying them in the process of validating the business, collaborating with institutional initiatives in the public sector.
EIT Inno EnergyEIT InnoEnergy is the leading engine for innovation and entrepreneurship in sustainable energy, across Europe and beyond.

EIT InnoEnergy has invested in and provided added value services to some 300 sustainable energy related innovators; of those 20+ are across the hydrogen value chain; and some 40+ in renewable generation, a key component to green hydrogen. Following the mandate of the EU Commission, EIT InnoEnergy is leading the industrial stream of the European Battery Alliance since 2017, a European Commission initiative to build a strong and competitive European battery industry; and with this EGHAC initiative aims at replicating that success in the green hydrogen revolution.
SZ REDAStara Zagora Regional Economic Development Agency, SZ REDA, was established in 1995 as a non-profit organization for the public benefit. The main objective of SZ REDA is to support the development and implementation of mechanisms to manage the process of successful integration into the European community of local and regional authorities and businesses in the region through policies development at a regional and local level aimed at sustainable development and stimulate economic development.  For its 25-years history SZ REDA has successfully implemented over 70 projects in various programs and established as a reliable international partner.
TenerrdisTenerrdis Energy Cluster supports sustainable economic growth in the new energy technology industries and coordinates a network spanning industry, government, academia, and scientific research to address the challenges of the energy transition.
VestbeeVestbee is the biggest online matchmaking platform for startups and scaleups in Central & Eastern Europe supported by the global community of VC funds, corporates, business angels and accelerators such as Amazon, HubSpot, InnoEnergy, Engie, Credo Ventures, Next Road Ventures, Tera Ventures, EIT Digital or SABIC. Being the regional pioneer in online startup events, Vestbee hosts CEE Startup & Scaleup Challenges, the biggest 100% ONLINE competitions in Central & Eastern Europe. Vestbee also provides tools for startups to manage fundraising in one place, and for investors, corporates and accelerators- to manage deal flow, applications, innovation programs and thanks to Startup Virtual Showroom, online matchmaking.
WeSmartWeSmart is a Belgium scale-up founded by specialists with a long experience in the energy and environment sector that has developed a digital platform “as a service” to fully manage energy communities.

WeSmart brings together human intelligence, collective participation and technologies to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions. Also, WeSmart is participating in the energy revolution by providing solutions for energy communities.
EnagasEnagas is a Spanish energy company and European transmission system operator (TSO), which owns and operates the nation’s gas grid. The firm also owns four liquefied natural gas regasification terminals in the country, at Huelva, Barcelona, Cartagena, and Gijon.
REENGEN REENGEN is a high-tech company established in 2013. Reengen’s Energy IoT Platform is a cloud based PaaS data analytics solution for commercial buildings, industrial facilities and renewable energy plants. Already collecting data from thousands of buildings in 5 different countries, the data science-centric IoT Platform employs machine learning algorithms and big data analytics in order to provide energy saving, operational efficiency, energy procurement optimization and predictive maintenance for its customers.
International Data Spaces AssociationThe International Data Spaces Association (IDSA) is a coalition of more than 130 member companies that share a vision of a world where all companies self-determine usage rules and realize the full value of their data in secure, trusted, equal partnerships; and we are making that vision a reality. The aim of IDSA is a global standard for international data spaces (IDS) and interfaces, as well as fostering the related technologies and business models that will drive the data economy of the future across industries.
Elblox AGElblox AG develops and runs digital energy transaction platforms that are used for delivering renewable energy from producers directly to consumers. Elblox AG creates a new customer experience for energy by tracing energy back to its source, visualization of energy flows, monitoring consumption and/or generation, and providing tools to manage cost or invoices in real-time. The main aim of Elblox AG is to lower energy transaction cost through simplification and automation. In order to achieve these benefits Elblox build on smart grid technology.
ASBA FoundationNational Social Housing Association (ASBA) is established in Armenia as a result of Dutch-Armenian Cooperation. Its aims are to develop social housing stock; to become a social entrepreneur by applying sound business principles in developing and managing social housing to achieve their social goals; to attract capital for the social rental stock; to introduce innovative sustainable management of new and existing housing; to manage the social housing stock independently, professionally and cost-efficiently; to make a profit on management and commercial activities related to housing in order to reinvest in social housing development.
ENLINE Transmission, a GML companyGML is a company specialized in Software development for Power Systems, bringing Power Engineering, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and IoT to the Power Grids Industry. GML solutions make Power Grids Smarter, Safer, Reliable, Flexible and Stable. The applications and services are pioneers and profoundly changing the way power grid assets are operated and maintained, increasing security, reducing operation downtime, and adding value.

ENLINE is the brand name of GML’s technology and software solutions. ENLINE provides an innovative Digital Twin sensor-less technology with advanced analytic and diagnostic algorithms to exploit the untapped potential of your transmission assets.
SPRISPRI Group works with companies to facilitate access to digitalisation, cybersecurity and helps to set up companies. SPRI helps to look at the best way of expanding one’s business in other countries or to look for physical spaces, pavilions, or offices where customers can set up their companies. SPRI has resources to face any challenge and a global vision that helps to lead the way.
InwebitInwebit is a technology partner in digital transformation. Started as a custom software development company Inwebit evolved to business-oriented, aware of the specifics of the industry, product development experts with a broad spectrum of competencies to solve the right problem with the right solution. Inwebit has its own, highly innovative R&D lab, with very talented and experienced engineers, which gave Inwebit the opportunity to not only develop a software part of one’s product but to build a product as a whole, with all the electronics and all the integrations that customers need.
REVOLVE MEDIAREVOLVE MEDIA is dedicated to communicating about water, energy, ecosystems, mobility, and the circular economy. We provide communication support to EU-funded projects and work closely with strategic partners to advance their sustainability projects.
REVOLVE Group includes regional offices and national representatives that provide strategic communication and creative content solutions for sustainability projects.
TechnologyCatalogue.comDiscover and deploy technological innovations to accelerate energy transition. That’s the objective of TechnologyCatalogue.com. With over 700 technologies and 70,000 unique users of the platform, TechnologyCatalogue.com supports the energy transition by providing a platform that bridges the gap between technology suppliers, end-users and experts, and facilitates technological innovations towards a more sustainable energy sector.
EnermapsEnerMaps Open Data Management Tool aims to improve data management and accessibility in the field of energy research for the renewable energy industry. EnerMaps’ tool accelerates and facilitates the energy transition offering a qualitative and user-friendly digital platform to energy professionals. The project is based on the FAIR data principle which requires data to be Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable.
EnerMaps project coordinates and enriches existing energy databases to promote trans-disciplinary research and to develop partnerships between researchers and energy professionals.