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EFREA has been officially launched!

The project “Energy-efficient systems based on renewable energy for Arctic conditions (EFREA)” has been launched on 1.11.2018 after the executive order received by lead partner.

Overall objective of the project:

To increase the level of education among young and elderly people and to guarantee skilled workforce

Specific objective of the project:

1. To educate students and company employers in the field of renewable energy and arctic engineering by using blended learning (interactive online tool, lectures, academic mobility and seminars);

2. To increase scientific knowledge and develop new technology for wind generators in the Arctic by developing guidelines and recommendations for wind energy structures and its manufacturing methods.

The project brief information:

Duration: 36 months

Total costs of the project: 1350000 €

Priority: 2. Innovative, skilled and well-educated area

Thematic objective: Support to education, research, technological development and innovation


Lead partner: Lappeenranta University of Technology LUT (South Karelia, Finland)

Partner: Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (Saint-Petersburg, Russia)

Partner: National Research Centre “Kurchatov Institute” Federal State Unitary Enterprise Academician I.V. Gorynin Central Research Institute of Structural Materials Prometey (Saint-Petersburg, Russia)

The project team is exited and ready to work hard to achieve the ambitious project goals!

More information on the official Cross-Border Cooperation webpage:

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