RURES partnership - Aufbauwerk Region Leipzig GmbH 

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Aufbauwerk Region Leipzig GmbH is a public-owned European Project Agency whose shareholders are the City of Leipzig and its surrounding districts. The company reinforces urban and regional development through European and national funding programmes.

The organisation’s team brings together extensive knowledge in social, political, economical and natural sciences and engineering – allowing supporting the projects of its partners in numerous domains. Aufbauwerk is involved in many local and European networks, ensuring the state-of-the art expertise of its staff. The intensive cooperation with other organisations from the Leipzig urban area active in European affairs contributes to the promotion of the European idea.

ABW is lead partner and responsible for the management, the coordination of the activities and steers the realisation of RURES. With regard to EE/RES, the agency was lead applicant in the former Central Europe project VIS NOVA, where the main focus was providing clean energy in rural regions and cover up to 100% of territory ́s energy demand from regional resources including an integrated approach on the energy demand and supply side.The expertise built up by the ABW staff with regard to thisand other projects will be exploited for the coordination tasks, technological issues andwill be shared with the partners.

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