I am the founder and director of XLNCE Consultancy and have 15 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.
RECENT EXPERT EXPERIENCE:
Innovation-management expert, European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), assessment of the 2018 Reports of the 2018 KIC Reports (2019)
Expert Panel, The Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), SB fellowships (2019)
Evaluator ENERGIX energy efficient buildings programme in Norway, (2018)
Innovation-management expert, European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) quality assessment of one of the KIC’s Business Plan 2019, (2018)
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
XLNCE specializes in funding advice, support and capacity building services on the following EU programmes: