FOODPRINT at Capacity Building Workshop ‘’Energy saving in the Greek Industry sector’’ (Athens, 26/1/2018)

On 26 January 2018 CRES in collaboration with SEVT organized the national EU-MERCI capacity building workshop “Energy Efficiency in Greek Industrial Sector” in Athens. The workshop focused in the specific parameters of the Greek industrial sector, which were divided in three sectors: 

  • Legislation and finance
  • Projects and technologies for energy efficiency
  • Good practices for the Industry

The workshop was attended by 40 people. Most participants were from the industrial sector, managers and engineers, but also from consultant companies, energy providers, ministries and associations. The event begun with the welcoming of the General Director of CRES, Mr Kilias, who spoke about the current situation on national support mechanisms for energy efficiency in industry and especially, on SME. Mrs Papadimitirou, the General Director of SEVT continued with the welcoming, focusing on the food industry in Greece. The first session was devoted to legislation and financing, presenting the national support mechanisms and the Energy Performance Contracting. In the second session were presented EU projects that had been working to the EE technologies and measures resulting to ES for the industry (EU-MERCI, STEAM-UP, EPC+, QualitEE and LIFE CLIM’FOOT). The EU-MERCI platform was presented in this session. Good practices were presented in the third session, starting by EU-MERCI results for the AgriFood sector, and continuing with the presentation of FOODPRINT TOOL from Dr A. Vassilopoulos / NTUA and the JOTIS SA experience from the project presented by Dr J. Antoniou/JOTIS SA.

The project is implemented in Greece & Italy.


The main objective of the LIFE FOODPRINT project is to identify, quantify and implement measures to reduce, the carbon footprint (CF) of the pastry and flour food industry sector along the supply chain while increasing competitiveness through the development of an innovative software tool.

LIFE13 ENV/GR/000958

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