The Push2Heat Consortium

TEC – Fundacion Tecnalia Research & Innovation

TECNALIA is Spain’s top applied research and technological development center. They partner with companies and institutions to boost competitiveness and achieve sustainable growth. Their focus areas are smart manufacturing, digital transformation, energy transition, sustainable mobility, personalized health, and the urban ecosystem.

TECV – Tecnalia Ventures (Affiliated of TEC)

UPV – Universitat Politenica de Valencia

The Universitat Politècnica de València is a public, dynamic and innovative institution dedicated to research and teaching that, while maintaining strong ties with the social environment in which it operates, opts for a strong presence abroad.

BSNOVA – BS Nova Apparatebau GmbH

BS Nova Apparatebau GmbH is a German medium-sized company that produces heat exchangers with a focus on quality, precision, passion, and tradition. Their production facilities are located in Siegen, and they ship around 550 units annually to customers worldwide.


Baelz provides heat transfer solutions through water, steam, and thermal oil for building services, district heating, and industry. Sustainable planning is essential to their project planning approach. They prioritize high-quality products, long service life, and low energy consumption while reducing the number of system components to minimize customer investment costs.

EHPA – European Heat Pump Association

The European Heat Pump Association (EHPA) is the voice of the European heat pump sector in Brussels. We work to shape EU policy that allows the heat pump sector to flourish, and heat pumps to become the number one heating and cooling choice by 2030.

SPH – SPH Sustainable Process Heat GmbH

SPH’s goal is to reduce energy usage and CO2 emissions in production processes by converting industrial waste heat into high-quality process heat. With over 50 years of piston machine development experience, they’ve created an innovative, marketable product that generates more heat and is more efficient than conventional industrial heat pumps at temperatures of 165°C and higher.

VITO – Flemish Institute for Technological Research

The Flemish institute for technological research is an independent Flemish research organisation that provides scientific advice and technological innovations that facilitate the transition to a sustainable society, and this in the areas of energy, chemistry, materials, health and land use.

FH – Fraunhofer Gesellshaft zur Foederung der Angewandten Forschung E.V

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft based in Germany is the world’s leading applied research organization. Prioritizing key future-relevant technologies and commercializing its findings in business and industry, plays a major role in the innovation process. The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft currently operates 76 institutes and research units throughout Germany, among these Over 30,000 employees, and an annual research budget of €2.9 billion. The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE and the Fraunhofer Institution for Energy Infrastructures and Geothermal Systems – IEG are both involved in the project. The main research areas of the Fraunhofer ISE are energy provision, energy distribution, energy storage and energy utilization, and those of the Fraunhofer IEG are integrated energy infrastructures, hydrogen, geothermal energy and sector coupling, heat mining and storage, and the development of the technological components needed for this, energy technology and CO2 capture

POLIMI – Politecnico di Milano

Politecnico di Milano is an Italian public university that trains engineers, architects, and designers with a focus on quality, innovation, and research excellence. It prioritizes connections with businesses and the industrial sector through experimental research and technological transfer.


QPINCH’s breakthrough heat transformer converts industrial waste heat back into process heat. QPINCH brings a quantum leap in energy efficiency for large operations that consume anywhere from tens to hundreds of megawatts of process heat.

ENER – Enertime SA

Enertime is a listed French industrial SME with a mission to fight global warming by developing innovative solutions around thermodynamic science for CO2-free energy production, industrial energy efficiency and circular economy.


ENCI – Energy Circulaire (Affiliated of ENER)

Enertime’s team of experts finance and develop waste heat recovery projects with patented high-tech solutions, including ORC, heat pumps, and gas expansion turbines. They prioritize profitability and customer satisfaction.

TUB – Technische Universität Berlin

Technische Universität Berlin is a globally recognized research university with a commitment to sustainable development. It aims to further science and technology for the benefit of society, while balancing the needs of the present without compromising the future. The university values the inseparable link between research and teaching.


Felix Schoeller

Felix Schoeller Group, founded in 1895, produces specialty papers for various industries. With 19 locations in 11 countries and over 3,700 employees, the family-owned company focuses on local production, supply, and service to quickly adapt to market and customer needs.


CARTIF is an applied research center, horizontal, legally is a private and non-profit foundation, emerged from the University of Valladolid, whose mission is to provide innovative solutions to companies to improve their processes, systems and products, improving their competitiveness and creating new business opportunities.

OST – Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences (Associated Partner)

Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences, generally known as OST, is the university of applied sciences for the six cantons of Eastern Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein. We are the region’s educational hub, with around 3,800 students in six schools, 1,500 professionals in executive education, and more than 1,000 ongoing research projects. OST brings together 170 years of tradition in education and research.

CDG – Cartiere di Guarcino S.P.A

The Italian-based company specializes in producing decor paper for lamination and flooring. With a production capacity of 50,000 tonnes of paper per year, it has a highly committed team of 170 employees and a focus on sustainability, leading to the creation of a biomass-powered cogeneration plant.

BONO – Bono Energia S.P.A

Our company is dedicated to the design, manufacturing, installation, service, and maintenance of industrial boilers for standard and special applications including plug-in solutions, package solutions, and site-erected plants. All products are manufactured in Italy, with our plants covering a surface of 31,000 square meters.