Call for Solutions for addressing energy needs of Port of Durres in Albania

Publication date
January 14, 2019
February 15, 2019
Short description

PoWER – Ports as driving Wheels of Entrepreneurial Realm – is a European Project funded under the INTERREG V B ADRION Programme.

PoWER challenges the ADRION Programme Priority Innovative and Smart Region by prototyping and testing a methodology for supporting the evolution of Adrion ports into Innovation Hubs in 6 piloting areas. PoWER fosters collaboration among the key actors of the Innovation Supply Chain (cognitive institutions, enterprises and Public Administration) – both at local and at transnational level – in order to exploit the yet untapped entrepreneurial potential of these port areas.

PoWER Project enters into a new phase of interaction with Enterprises, SMEs, professionals and researchers across the Adriatic-Ionian area. PoWER stands for ‘Ports as driving Wheels of Entrepreneurial Realm’ and is an EU – funded project aiming at supporting the evolution of ports into Innovation Hubs in 6 piloting ports. The Port of Durres has been selected as the pilot port for this project in Albania. The main objective of PoWER project is to supports the selected ports to serve in connecting the regions and explore their untapped entrepreneurial potential. During the first phase of activities, experts have collected data, produced analysis on the energy efficiency and established a list of Needs for the pilot ports. A specific one has been developed for the Port of Durres as well.

The call for solutions is launched at project level in all the countries covered by the project and aims at detecting new solutions and patents (products, services, business models and technologies) addressing the energy-oriented needs mapped previously in the Port of Durres.

The project is supported by Interreg Adrion Programme and its partners in Albania are Cooperation and Development Institute and Municipality of Durres. More information about the call can be found here:

In case you need support in the application procedure please contact:

Specification / Themes
  • Interreg Adriatic-Ionian
  • IPA
Geographical focus
  • Albania
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Croatia
  • Italy
  • SEE
  • Serbia
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Engineering and Technology

Entry created by Krisela Hackaj on January 30, 2019
Modified on January 30, 2019