Bus.Trainers launches the European qualification ‘Eco-Trainer of Construction Sector’, in Madrid

This Monday, the headquarters of CNC hosted the presentation of the course and the European qualification ‘Eco-Trainer’, aimed at improving environmental skills of sectoral traineers, as a first step to improving qualifications. More than 70 professionals from the industry, including trainers, company representatives, training centres and workers, followed the presentations of experts in energy efficiency, training and European sector strategy, as well as the speaches of the representatives of Ministries.

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Partners discuss ‘Eco.Trainers’ course at seventh partnership meeting

The Italian city of Florence hosted seventh meeting of Bus.Trainers partnership. During May 8th and 9th whole consortium discussed the qualification system and the training course for constructin teachers in “environmental” skills (energy efficiency, renewable energy systems and sustainable construction), at Formedil headquarters in the cradle of the Renaissance.

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Bus.Trainers participates in CINCOS’18, the Portuguese Congress of Innovation on Sustainable Construction

The Portuguese partner LNEG presented, on 7 December, the Bus.Trainers project along with its others ongoing initiatives in CINCOS’18, the Congress of Innovation on Sustainable Construction, organized by Cluster Sustainable Habitat. An organization that brings together various entities, including: companies, municipalities, research centers and others actors linked to the value chain of construction.

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Bus.Trainers celebrated the fifth Partnership meeting, in Malta

The Maltese municipality of Birgu has been the place chosen by the European consortium to celebrate the fifth meeting of the Bus.Trainers project, belonging to the Erasmus+ program, from 7th to 9th November. The meeting was attended by representatives of the different entities that are part of the project, from Malta, Spain, Italy, Greece and Portugal.

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Malta Intelligent Energy Management Agency (Miema)



The Intelligent Energy Management Agency of Malta (Miema) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources. It is part of the European network of Energy Agencies IEE, which was established in 2007 through the funds received from the Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) program with several Maltese public institutions.

In the last ten years, Miema has implemented more than 20 European projects, all related to sustainable energy, under a range of different programs. Its engineers have carried out numerous energy audits and provided advice on clean energy issues to local councils and other public entities. Some of their projects included the installation of photovoltaic systems and energy efficiency measures in 35 low-income households (Elih-Med), the awarding of the European Energy Award to four Local Councils of Malta (MEDEEA), the development of training courses in energy (BUS-High, BUS-Trainers, SEOP, EHCmap, Eneplan, Eresplan) and the implementation of a smart energy pilot network (Empower), among others. Currently, Miema has ongoing projects funded through the Interreg Europe, Interreg MED, Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+ programs.

After moving its campus office from the University of Malta to Valletta, the board of directors decided to broaden the scope of the agency’s activities to address broader issues related to the environment and climate change. It is also in the process of developing higher education courses on environmental management.


Address: 9C, Mikiel Anton Vassalli Street, Valletta (Malta).
Website: http://miema.org
Contact email: info@miema.org

The Gozo Business Chamber (GBC)



The Gozo Chamber of Commerce was founded by public deed on December 20, 1999, to promote the common interests of commercial operators in Gozo.

The Chamber is administered by a Council that is elected every two years and is composed of a President, a Vice President, a Secretary, a Treasurer, a Public Relations Officer, a Membership Officer and other members representing the different sections, as well as Executive Director.

A representative of the Chamber of Commerce and Business of Malta is a member of the GBC Board and a GBC representative is a member of the MCOCE Board.

The Chamber of Commerce of Gozo is a corporate member of the Chamber of Commerce and Business of Malta, an ordinary member of the Network of Insular Chambers of Commerce of the European Union (Insuleur) and a founding member of the European Observatory of Island Tourism.


Address: 27, Republic Street, Victoria VCT 1014, Gozo (Malta).
Website: http://www.gozobusinesschamber.org/
Contact email: info@gozobusinesschamber.org

The Small Enterprises’ Institute of the Hellenic Confederation of Professionals, Craftsmen and Merchants (IME GSEVEE)



The Small Business Institute of the Hellenic Confederation of Professionals, Craftsmen and Merchants (IME GSEVEE) is a non-profit organization that carries out studies and surveys on micro enterprises and SMEs in the Greek economy.

It was founded in December 2006 on the initiative of GSEVEE, becoming its scientific advisor in the field of economic and social policy.

IME GSEVEE addresses the issues of growth, employment, taxes, competition, security, as well as other issues that concern small businesses.

On behalf of GSEVEE, it observes the strategies that government implements and evaluates the progress of operational programs. In addition, it constitutes the GSEVEE entity that deals with lifelong learning, and cooperates closely with the GSEVEE Vocational Training Centre (KEK GSEVEE), which develops and implements professional training actions.


Address: 46, Aristotelous str. GR-104 33. Athens (Greece).
Website: http://www.imegsevee.gr