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Biofuels 

 

Source of common sustainable development in the cross-border cooperation area

 

 

 

 

 

Operational Programme: Romania-Bulgaria Cross-Border Cooperation Programme 2007-2013

Acronym: BIOFUELS

Reference Number: 2(3i) – 3.1-1

Priority Axis: 3

Key area of intervention: 1

MIS-ETC Code: 146

 

Project Objectives

Creating a support for the sustainable development of cross–border area Giurgiu-Ruse and increasing the comparative benefits and reducing the disadvantages by promotion of the obtaining and using of biofuels; promotion of the innovation and technology transfer by strengthening the relations between research and SME; stimulating interregional cooperation in order to obtain biofuels to increase social stability and economic development in the region.

 

 

Management Team

Alina BUTU Ph. D                     – Project manager

Marian BUTU Ph. D                  – Project executive director

Valentin VLADUT Ph. D           – Scientific Manager

Prof. Atanas ATANASOV                    – New technologies coordinator

Mrs Eleonora IVANOVA            - Coordinator of the relationship with business                                                              entities and local public authorities 

 

Lеad Partner

National Institute of Research and Development for Biological Sciences

Contact
Address:  296 Splaiul Independentei, sector 6, zip 060031 C.P. 17-16, Bucharest - Romania
Telephone: +4 021-220.77.80

Fax: +4 021-220.76.95

e_mail: office@dbio.ro

 

Partners

 

·         P2 – National institute of research – development for machines and installations designed to agriculture and food industry - INMA

     Telephone: +40 021 2693250 /60, Fax: +40 021 2693273

·         P3 - University of Ruse "Angel Kanchev "

Telephone: +359 885 497 4 06, Fax: +359 82 845 708

·         P4 – Bulgarian-Romania Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BRCCI)
Telephone: +359 82 507 606, Fax: +359 886 897 744

·         P5 – Local Council Roata de Jos - LCRJ
Telephone: +4 0246 266103, Fax: +4 0246 266115

 

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Legislatie

 

Directia actuala a politicii energetice europene are la baza asigurarea securitatii energetice a statelor membre UE si urmareste facilitarea utilizarii surselor regenerabile in sectorul de productie si distributie a energiei precum si cresterea eficientei si utilizarii surselor regenerabile in toate sectoarele.

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