ADEME is the State-owned operator that supports the environmental and energy transition initiative jointly coordinated by the Ministry for the Environment, Sustainable Development and Energy and the Ministry for Education, Higher Education and Research.
Since 2014 boostHEAT has been supported by ADEME.
Advancity is the only cluster dedicated to sustainable cities in France and one of the few of its kind in Europe. Its role is to allow companies, universities and regional authorities to cooperate and to develop innovative collaborative projects to create products or services that can be marketed in the medium term, to boost the economy and create employment.
BPIFrance is a public investment bank that finances companies in terms of credit, guarantee and capital stock from their start-up to their being listed on the stock market including transfer.
Since its creation boostHEAT is supported by BPIfrance, namely under the form of innovation funds.
DALKIA and boostHEAT began their partnership on 15 April 2015. The European leader of energy services and decentralised energy generation offers solutions to their customers - including these new thermodynamic boilers - to optimise the cost and impact of energy consumption in housing, tertiary buildings and the industry.
In the Languedoc-Roussillon and Midi-Pyrénées regions, the DERBI competitiveness cluster brings together companies, laboratories, universities, training centres, professional federations, financial organisations and regional authorities involved in the development of the renewable energy sector. Its role is to foster innovation, research, training, technology transfer, company development and creation in the field of renewable energy applied to the building and industrial sectors on a regional, national and international level.
ENGIE (formerly GDF Suez) is a global player on the energy market, specialising in 3 sectors: electricity, natural gas and energy services.
A number of partnerships have been created with ENGIE towards the development of the industrial prototype of boostHEAT's thermal compressor. This compressor was also audited by CRIGEN (Engie's research and development laboratory).
Fives Group, leader in industrial engineering, designs and creates production lines for the global companies in the steel, aeronautics, aluminium, automotive or energy sectors, boostHEAT and Fives Group signed an agreement on 12 February 2015 aimed at establishing the automation process for a compressor and boiler assembly line.
In 2014, an industrialisation and commercial partnership agreement was signed with GrDF for the development and evolution of heat pump boilers for the residential and commercial building markets. This collaboration was strengthened in 2015 to facilitate the exchange of expertise and know-how, the definition of technical specifications, trials in the laboratory and in the field, and the preparation of the product launch.
The École nationale supérieure des Mines of Albi-Carmaux is an engineering school managed by the Ministry for Industry. In addition to training general engineers and doctors capable of developing leading and innovative initiatives for businesses, the school conducts cutting-edge scientific research and develops industrial partnerships.
boostHEAT is developing the next generation of very high-efficiency gas heat pumps for both new and existing individual houses. This project, coordinated by boostHEAT, is supported by the Derbi and Advancity competitiveness clusters, GrDF and the Ecole des Mines of Albi Carmaux.
The French National Research Agency funds project-based research in France.
Since 2011 boostHEAT is funded by the French National Research Agency (ANR) under the form of innovation funds or technical partnerships, such as with LaTEP, a public research laboratory in thermal solutions, energy and processes.
The University of Pau and pays de l’Adour is a multidisciplinary university that accommodates two IUT (university institutes of technology), one IAE (University management school), two engineering schools (ENSGTI, in industrial technology engineering and ISA BTP), a continuous training department and a training centre for apprentices.