TECES, Green Tech Cluster is a leading Slovenian innovation cluster on green technologies and energy-efficient solutions, established in 2001.
It brings together leading Slovenian companies from the electronics and electrical, ICT, energy and construction sector, providers and users of energy-efficient solutions, top research and educational institutions, professional associations, and other stakeholders in the Slovenian innovation environment.
TECES primary mission and aim is the creation of synergies between different stakeholders (companies, research organisations & universities, government etc.) and to foster research development and business cooperation between companies and research institutions.
TECES has been a leader and coordinator of various Slovenian strategic partnerships and demonstration pilot projects. It is also one of the key actors in the preparation and implementation of the Slovenian Smart Specialisation Strategy (S3) 2014 – 2020 and 2021 - 2027.
TECES is a founder and coordinator of three Slovenian partnerships (clusters): TECES – Energy Cluster (since 2007), SRIP Smart Buildings and Home (since 2017) and the Slovenian Energy and Environment Partnership in Defence – SiEnE, (since 2020).
The Slovenian Energy and Environment Partnership in Defence – SiEnEwas established in 2020 by TECES and the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Slovenia (SI MoD). The SiEnE primary aim is to provide a strategic and comprehensive approach for responding to energy and environmental challenges in defence, supporting Slovenian civilian stakeholders, the Si MoD and Slovenian Armed Forces in joining international defence programmes and projects.