Coordinator of the project

About the Gran Canaria Island Energy Council (CIEGC)

The Insular Energy Council of Gran Canaria (CIEGC) is a public business entity of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria whose mission is to implement an alternative energy model based on renewable energies and energy efficiency. The CIEGC manages subsidies, promotes electric mobility, trains professionals and citizens, and promotes research and innovation in the energy sector.


The University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC) is a higher education institution located on Gran Canaria Island, Spain. Established in 1989, ULPGC has established itself as a center of academic excellence, particularly in fields such as natural sciences and technology. The university strives to promote research, innovation, and international collaboration to contribute to the development of society and the region.

The University of Cantabria (UC) is an academic institution of higher education situated in Cantabria, Spain. Founded in 1972, UC stands out for its commitment to quality education and cutting-edge research. Research plays a fundamental role at UC, with focuses across various disciplines and interdisciplinary collaborations. The university aims to contribute to the advancement of knowledge and sustainable development both regionally and globally.

INGECID is a company dedicated to research and project development. Its scope encompasses areas such as engineering, architecture, and sustainability. Through its experience in innovative projects, INGECID seeks to generate creative and efficient solutions for technical and environmental challenges. Its commitment to research and development contributes to process and technological improvements in projects.

Raley Coastal Studies S.C.P. is a company specialized in providing studies and analyses related to coastal areas. Through detailed research, it seeks to understand and identify coastal dynamics, environmental impacts, and potential solutions for sustainable management of coastal zones. Its expertise contributes to informed decision-making for coastal and development projects.

ECOncrete AQUA is an initiative focused on innovation in sustainable marine and coastal infrastructure. Through the application of advanced technologies and resources, ECOncrete AQUA aims to mitigate the negative impacts of human constructions on aquatic and marine ecosystems. The initiative is grounded in ecological design principles and collaborates with experts in marine biology and other disciplines to achieve solutions that promote biodiversity and coastal resilience. In LIFE COSTAdapta, it is responsible for project design, implementation, and monitoring.

The Canary Foundation for Recycling and Sustainable Development (FCR) is an organization committed to promoting recycling and adopting sustainable practices in the Canary Islands. Through education, awareness, and collaboration with different sectors, FCR seeks to drive waste reduction and the preservation of the natural environment. Its work contributes to environmental protection and fostering a more responsible mindset within the Canarian community. In the project, it provides the socio-economic perspective for the implementation of LIFE COSTAdapta.

Finnova is a non-profit Spanish-Belgian foundation based in Brussels and Spain, working to promote and develop innovation and entrepreneurship in the EU. Finnova’s experience in leading communication and project dissemination activities, as a leading entity in Interreg projects, combines with a proven track record in business creation programs and support for entrepreneurship, such as accelerators, incubators, and events, as well as its commitment to youth training and employability. Its role in LIFE COSTAdapta is to support project management and lead communication and dissemination of its results.