Mission, Vision and Goals


CINEA´s mission is to cooperate in a continuous, competent, and efficient way to achieve a sustainable development by promoting new technologies that aims the maintenance of the energy and environment systems in a safe, eco-friendly and efficient way.


The vision of CINEA is of an internationally recognised research centre to become a key element in the energy and environmental networks in European Scientific Community, contributing for the promotion of sustainable development and affirming as a reference in a research of excellence among universities of applied sciences.


The research and activities carried out by CINEA in the areas of energy and environment wants to reach the following objectives:

  • To develop research in the areas of energy and the environment;
  • To participate in national and European scientific projects in the areas of energy and environment;
  • To promote innovation and competitiveness of companies in the region;
  • To promote the dissemination of the centre results through the publication and dissemination in books, national and foreign magazines, national and foreign congresses or other events;
  • To promote and participate in the provision of specialized services to the community;
  • To promote and disseminate good practices in the areas of energy and environment;
  • To promote the collaboration with other R&D entities and national and international knowledge transfer.