Innovation, Formation and Clusters for SMEs in Craiova

On 30.11.2015, the Innovation, Formation and Clusters for SMEs – KIC InnoEnergy – a sustainable energy system for Europe through close integration of research, innovation and education took place in Craiova:

Solutions regarding promoting of innovation, entrepreneurship and education in the sustainable energy field by bringing together academics, businesses and research institutes were discussed during this event with a goal to make a positive impact on sustainable energy in Europe.

  • Solutions regarding coordination and support action funded under the 7th Framework Programme and addresses to the field of research and innovation.
  • Energy solutions for medium size cities.
  • Changes in travel behaviour mind-sets for commuting leading to more energy efficient transport.
  • Shift towards sharing the journey for  half of the working population (>80% of car commuters) who currently drive alone to work.
  • To attract-match-retain more employees to use carpooling for their commute to work trips.

During his presentations, Mr Gabriel Vladut included a brief description of CHUMS Project, goals, achievements and next steps.

CHUMS presented at the Award Gala and Expo “Produced in Oltenia”

Annualy, the County Chambers of Commerce and Industry organizes one of the most important business events of the year: Gala Top Companies and ExpoProduced in Oltenia Region”. Based on financial indicators, companies in the Dolj County compete and are rewarded in the frame of this event. The participant companies range from Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing to Construction, Services, Trade and Tourism as well as Research, Development and High – Tech.




The event was coordinated and led by Mr. Gabriel Vladut, President of the Chambers of Commerce and Industry Dolj. At the end of the opening speech, Mr. Gabriel Vladut made a short presentation of the CHUMS Project, showing achievements and goals that are very important for the city of Craiova.

The Agenda of the event ”Topul Firmelor” – 26 November 2015 :

16.00 – 16.15 The official opening
18.15 – 18.30 Presentation of CHUMS and other projects
18.30 – 22.00 Networking