Silicon Eurocluster: Call for green consulting services launched to drive the sustainable transformation of SMEs in the electronics sector

San Sebastian, November 29, 2023. The Silicon Eurocluster project, funded by the European Commission, announces a call for expressions of interest. It is looking for highly qualified and experienced providers of green consulting services to support the sustainable transformation of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the electronics sector. The initiative aims to promote a greener and more sustainable economy and highlight the central role of SMEs in achieving European self-sufficiency.

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The companies that apply as green experts will appear in the catalog developed by the project and on the Silicon Europe Alliance website, making them visible as green service providers for the electronics sector. They will be considered as providers for the future call for tenders, in which green vouchers of 3,600 euros each will be awarded to 25 SMEs for the commissioning of external consultancy services. The aim is to facilitate the green transformation in this way. The aforementioned tender will open on February 27, 2024 at 08:00 CET.

The project is looking for providers of green consulting services with expertise in areas such as radio communication, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, energy harvesting, photonics or sensors, who are invited to register in Silicon Eurocluster’s green services catalog. The Silicon Eurocluster consortium will validate the eligibility of service providers for inclusion in the green catalog.

With the help of these green advisory services, SMEs will take essential actions to transform their activities towards environmental sustainability, reduce their environmental footprint and implement green and circular processes.

Service delivery areas:

Green experts should have skills and experience in at least one of the following areas:

  • Energy efficiency and renewable energy
  • Waste management and recycling
  • Sustainability in the supply chain
  • Product design and life cycle assessment
  • Environmental compliance
  • Circular economy practices
  • Sustainable packaging
  • Green certifications
  • Reducing the carbonfootprint
  • Green transition training
  • Water management

Eligibility conditions:

Applications are eligible if the following conditions are met:

  • Legal person based in the eligible countries.
  • Ability to provide services in English.
  • Professionals with at least 3 years of experience in the mentioned fields.
  • No conflict of interest with the Silicon Eurocluster consortium partners.
  • Submission of the application before the deadline.

How to become a Green Expert:

Visit the dedicated website for Green Experts and fill in the form provided there. For technical problems or questions, please contact mitxelena@gaia.es.

About Silicon Eurocluster

Silicon Eurocluster is an EU-funded project with the main objective of improving Europe’s self-sufficiency, competitiveness and resilience in the electronics value chain. The project places particular emphasis on supporting SMEs operating in the electronics sector, as they make an important contribution to the European economic landscape.

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Further links

👉 https://opencalls.silicon-europe.eu/

Photo: Silicon Euroclusters

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