LNEG / Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia /National Laboratory of Energy and Geology
LNEG is a State laboratory of the Portuguese Ministry of Environment and Energy Transition that performs R&D oriented to the needs of society and enterprises. Investing in a sustainable research, along with the international best practices, ensures that its areas of expertise allow an adequate response to the needs of the business sector.
LNEG´s mission is to promote innovation in science and technology oriented for economic development contributing to increase competitiveness of economic agents in the context of the sustainable progress of the Portuguese economy.
As for types of activity, LNEG performs:
- R&D projects
- Provision of services and contracts to entrepreneurs and to the state itself in different forms
- Technical assistance and contracted research
- State assistance in international fora representation, providing science and technology foundations in sectorial policies for emergent societal issues
The research unit involved in EduZWaCE is UER – Renewable Energy and Energy Systems Integration, with LNEG’s Laboratory of Energy. UER has competences in the field of sustainability, more concretely on:
Ecodesign and design for sustainability
Life cycle management and assessment