Who we are

  • Irena Kondratenko.
    Irena Kondratenko. Founder, Director

    I am the founder and director of XLNCE Consultancy and have 14 years extensive hands-on experience with EU funded research and innovation projects (developing proposals, project implementation and coordination). I have worked in research organisations in the UK, Ireland, Netherlands and Belgium and have been project evaluator, reviewer and expert group member for the European Commission.

    As an architect with MSc in Environmental Science and PhD in Energy in Buildings, the expertise I offer is in line with the EU policy on ‘clean energy buildings’, and is specific to (non-exhaustive): Very Low / Nearly Zero / Energy Positive Buildings; Deep Renovation; Renewables; Built-in Photovoltaics; Smart Cities and Communities; Construction Skills.

Experience

RECENT EXPERT EXPERIENCE:

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Consultant/Director 2016-present XLNCE Energy Efficiency & EU Funding Consultancy
  • R&D Coordinator 2009-2016 Passive House Platform, Antwerp, Belgium
  • Researcher 2007-2009 Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands, the Netherlands
  • Research Manager 2005-2007 Energy Research Group, University College Dublin, Ireland
  • Researcher 2004-2005 Scottish Energy Systems, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow UK

LINKEDIN PROFILE

Our clients are committed to the sustainable energy transition through the “energy efficiency first” principle, taking into account the societal benefits and using low carbon technologies, with the common goal to deliver cost-effective climate change mitigation for a 2-degree future.

Dr IRENA KONDRATENKO

EU programmes

XLNCE specializes in funding advice, support and capacity building services on the following EU programmes:

HORIZON 2020
EC Horizon 2020
The EU Framework for research and innovation
LIFE
LIFE
Supporting environmental, nature conservation and climate action project
INTERREG
Interreg
European Territorial Co-operation

+32 (0) 489 117 073

irena@xlnce.eu

 Groendreef 7 9000 Ghent Belgium

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