During its over 25 years’ experience in the field of European funding programs, CS Group has took part in several projects derived from different programs at national and international level (see below).

“CS Group has participated in elaboration, presentation and management of numerous projects, dealing with various Programs and Topics, such as improvement of educational systems (LLP – Erasmus+); Energy Efficiency (IEE – H2020), RTD projects (H2020); Strategic Partnership & Strategic Alliance (Erasmus+); research analysis (LLP – MED); Cross Border Cooperation (Interreg Alcotra – Interreg Med – CBC ENPI).”

Through “Lifelong Learning”, CS Group has encouraged its staff and its local, European and international partners to acquire more professional skills, especially to improve the comprehensive quality of the state workforce, in order to have the capability of working on different topics.

By means of these projects, CS Group has gained a well developed network of partners, at national and international level, specializing in the field of public administration, national authorities, public bodies and other institutions; academic field, universities and research centres, and any other organisations operating in the industry and/or service sector.

An extensive experience gained in accessing, managing, implementing and monitoring of EU funded projects equips CS Group, with a competent and effective administration of all the stages and activities of a project cycle.

Phases of the Project Management Cycle

  • Ideation and elaboration of the project idea;
  • Sharing the project idea and budget costs with partners;
  • Filling of the application form on web and paper format;
  • Realization of the project, production of costs and technical reports;
  • Support for companies both in offering technical help and in maintaining contacts with the representative people and offices.

Our Projects Call Technical Expertises

  • Production of Strategic Project Guidelines;
  • Creation of Innovative Transfer Technology Model to apply on the project;
  • Innovative Dissemination and Exploitation Activities;
  • Elaboration of Technical and Economic Planning;
  • Project Quality System Management Plan;
  • Innovative Business Model emphasizing operation, efficiency and sustainability for SMEs in Manufactory Sector;
  • Working on sustainability Projects targets;
  • Operational support and dissemination, information and communication activities;
  • Strong relations with a large number  of Universities and SMEs involved in our Consortium, enables to create an  innovative, flexible and dynamic network for experimentation or diffusion (Business Model – Pilot Project or other project output/ outcome);
  • Contribution of teacher education and training to the Lisbona Strategy;
  • Strong connection with lots of European projects, managed or coordinated by CS Group.
Below are some important projects managed by the CS Group.
BUILD DES HEP - Buildings Design for new Highly Energy Performing buildings

ACTIVITY: Elaboration of the project proposal

SECTOR: BIM & Energy Efficiency

PROGRAMME: H2020 EE – PPB EEB and Spire Topics

GOAL OF THE ACTIVITY: : Build DES-HEP project wants to contribute to facilitate the spread of the Sustainable Zero Energy Building Design (SZEBD) with affordable costs for nay buyer. In some Northern Europe countries the cost has been reduced by using Building Information Model (BIM).

H2020 NET-UBIEP  -  Network for Using BIM to Increase the Energy Performance

ACTIVITY: Elaboration of the project proposal and project coordination

SECTOR: BIM & Energy Efficiency

PROGRAMME: H2020 EE – Construction Skills

GOAL OF THE ACTIVITY: Net-UBIEP Project aims at increasing energy performance of buildings by wide spreading and strengthening the use of BIM, during the life cycle of the building. The use of BIM will allow to simulate the energy performance of the building using different materials and components, both the to be used in the building design and/or in building design refurbishment.

BETAMAN - Better Education and Training Alignment for the MArket Needs

ACTIVITY: Elaboration of the project proposal

SECTOR: Higher Education

PROGRAMME: Erasmus+ KA2 – Strategic Partnership

GOAL OF THE ACTIVITY: The BETAMAN project wants to concentrate on the professionals’ need of the energy sector (Photovoltaic & Solar Thermal). There is a well-known shortage of installers of plants of renewable energy as well as of professionals in energy efficiency and in building refurbishment.

CBET - Cross Border Energy Trainings

ACTIVITY: Elaboration of the project proposal and project coordination

SECTOR: Cross Border Cooperation 

PROGRAMME: Interreg Alcotra

GOAL OF THE ACTIVITY: CBET aims to develop 4 innovative contexts for informal and non-formal learning of technical skills in the renewable energy, energy efficiency and eco-construction sectors.

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INNO-BV (Innovation Venice)

ACTIVITY: Elaboration of the project proposal and project coordination

SECTOR: Turism

PROGRAMME: Fireware

GOAL OF THE ACTIVITY: Manage and distribute over the Municipality flows of visitors, creating multiple and different itineraries – Manage a various and professional proposal of services (theatre, museums,restaurants, tour, etc…) Buona and experiences oriented to tourists and locals.

ZETRA - Zero Emission Through Residents Action

ACTIVITY: Elaboration of the project proposal

SECTOR: Energy Efficiency

PROGRAMME: H2020 EE Market Uptake

GOAL OF THE ACTIVITY: The objective of ZETRA project is to decrease energy consumption by at least 10% in at least 7.550 families by promoting direct actions in seven countries.

YES-D Accessible Tourism

ACTIVITY: Elaboration of the project proposal and project coordination

SECTOR: Turism

PROGRAMME: H2020 – Fireware

GOAL OF THE ACTIVITY: Level 1: Photographic self-evaluation of the esteemed requirements/ User’s pleasure – Level 2: Biennial validation of the Qualification through Mistery Client disabled (MCD)

ACTIVITY: Participation at  the project proposal

SECTOR: TVET Reform

PROGRAMME: European AID

GOAL OF THE ACTIVITY: The overall objective of the project, aims at building up long term capacity for two main senior level bodies which are on top of the TVET governance system in Egypt. They are the newly established  Ministry of Technical Education and Training (MoTET), and the National Authority for Quality  Assurance and Accreditation of Education (NAQAAE).

KAROLS WAY: a new Model of Sustainable Tourism

ACTIVITY: Participation in the management and coordination of the project.

SECTOR: Turism

PROGRAMME: COSME

GOAL OF THE ACTIVITY: Karol’s Way is an international project aiming at developing tourism in rural reality, through the development of a new model of sustainable tourism, based on the establishment of Local Communities Offer (LCO), able to foster a sustainable growth of tourism.

BUILD UP Skills – Pillar 2 - BRICKS

ACTIVITY: Participation in the management and coordination of the project.

SECTOR: Education and training

PROGRAMME: Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) programme (Calls for proposals 2011-2013).

GOAL OF THE ACTIVITY: Increase the number of qualified workers across Europe to deliver renovations offering a high energy performance as well as new, nearly zero-energy buildings. The initiative addresses skills in relation to energy efficiency and renewables in all buildings.

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ELIH-MED – Energy Efficiency in Low Income Housing in the Mediterranean

ACTIVITY: Production for the analysis and technical reports of the project

SECTOR: Energy efficiency

PROGRAMME: MED programme

GOAL OF THE ACTIVITY:  Identify and test, through large scale pilot actions, the feasibility of cost efficient technical solutions and innovative financial mechanisms backed with ERDF (European Regional Development Fund)

LEAHA-ICT TN - Living Environments for Active and Healthy Ageing with ICT solution

ACTIVITY: Participation in the communication, management and coordination of the project

SECTOR: Innovation and application of ICT

PROGRAMME: ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP)

GOAL OF THE ACTIVITY: Support the operational implementation of the EIP AHA priority action D4 on Innovation for age friendly cities, buildings and environments with a particular focus on the wide uptake of ICT solutions.

BUILD UP Skills – Pillar I

ACTIVITY: Participation in the management and coordination of the project

SECTOR: Education and training

PROGRAMME: Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) programme (Calls for proposals 2011-2013)

GOAL OF THE ACTIVITY: Increase the number of qualified workers across Europe to deliver renovations offering a high energy performance as well as new, nearly zero-energy buildings. The initiative addresses skills in relation to energy efficiency and renewables in all  buildings.

WISE Roadmap -Workforce for the Italian Sustainable Energy Roadmap

ACTIVITY: Participation for the elaboration of the project proposal

SECTOR: Sustainable Energy Systems

PROGRAMME: CIP IEE 2011

PROJECT GOAL: Create a national system of cooperation, in the field of sustainable economic activities.

H.E.I.L.A. – High Education in Latin America

ACTIVITY: Participation for the elaboration of the project proposal

SECTOR: Education

PROGRAMME: Alfa III

PROJECT GOAL: – Modernization or higher education and regional integration in Latin America

BIODP – Biodiversity Open Data Platform

ACTIVITY: Elaboration of the project proposal

SECTOR: Biodiversity and Climatology

PROGRAMME: Call ICT 2011 EU-Brazil

PROJECT GOAL: Create a data and open Access e-Infrastructure for collaboration on a virtual instrumentation, with emphasis on life sciences, biodiversity and climatology fields.

3EI: European Energy Education Initiatives

ACTIVITY: Elaboration of the project proposal

SECTOR: Education

PROGRAMME: IEE Programme

PROJECT GOAL: Development of sustainable energy education in the European school system, by means of cooperation between education centers or schools and SMEs working in the energy field.

D.A.I.L.A. – Establishing the capabilities to diffuse and apply innovation in laser technology

ACTIVITY: Elaboration of the project proposal

SECTOR: Manufacturing and automotive companies

PROGRAMME: Central Europe Programme

PROJECT GOAL:  Development, application and validation of a new approach, by means of laser technology, for integration of SMEs within the automotive supply chain.

Y4YE - Youth for Youth Empowerment

ACTIVITY: Participation in the management of the project

SECTOR: Education for young people

PROGRAMME: YOUTH IN ACTION 2007-2013

GOAL OF THE ACTIVITY: Elaborate an e-training model to promote youth empowerment  and active participation in the civil society at the EU and extra EU   level and to validate this model at the international level trough the organisation of two Youth Seminars gathering youth from 16 countries.

GEMSTONE 2008: Gateway to European Mobility for Students in Over-  National   Education

ACTIVITY: Elaboration of the project proposal and project coordination

SECTOR: Improving vocational education

PROGRAMME: Leonardo da Vinci

GOAL OF THE PROJECT: Improvement of education systems in secondary schools through organising training in companies operating in different European countries, realized in collaboration with higher institutes of the Turin Province.

VARESE MOBILITY: Varese in Action for Relation Enterprises – Students in   Europe

ACTIVITY: Elaboration of the project proposal and project coordination

SECTOR: Improving vocational education

PROGRAMME: Leonardo da Vinci

I.R.M.A. Inter-countries Research for Manufacturing Advancement

ACTIVITY: Elaboration of the project proposal and project coordination   SECTOR: Life long Learning

PROGRAMME: Transversal Programme

GOAL OF THE PROJECT: International research  and comparative analysis at EU27 level regarding the possibilities of improving learning conditions of students in the field of Manufacturing engineering and decreasing the gap between knowledge offered by universities and needs required by companies.

RA.N.E. – Railway Network of Excellence

ACTIVITY: Participation in coordinating of the project activities

SECTOR: Transport

PROGRAMME: European Social Fund in Slovakia

GOAL OF THE PROJECT: creation of an Excellence Network in the Railway sector that would be operational at the European level, by means of Companies, Research and Development Centres and Universities involvement; presentation of an  Innovative Model of Network Administration, either by the strong Research and   Development mark or by the creation of a Portal in order to support the activities of different actors involved.

ARTUR. Artigiano e Turismo. Percorsi di qualificazione ed avviamento al lavoro per Italiani a San Paolo

ACTIVITY: Elaboration and participation in the project activities as Lead Partner and coordinator

SECTOR: Training of Italians abroad

PROGRAMME: Professional Education Funds of the Italian government

GOAL OF THE PROJECT: improvement of the labour conditions of Italians in San  Paolo, Brazil by increasing their qualification in selected fields; tourism and crafts and by training realized in Italian companies.

Efficiency Improvement of specific training of students being in the last year of university studies in the Research and Development sector and Human Resources Development Sector in Slovakia and improvement of quality regulations in the European practices

ACTIVITY: Participation in coordinating of the project

SECTOR: Life long Learning

PROGRAMME: European Social Fund in Slovakia

GOAL OF THE ACTIVITY: The project intends to provide the innovation at the   European level in the Research and Development Area and in the Training Area by   means of realization of the Round Tables among the main universities and   companies.

PARTNERS: K-Lab-Gruppo CS and University of Zilina (Slovakia).

Increase of competencies and training level of students in the last year of doctoral studies

ACTIVITY: Participation in a training international project through Round Tables and   permanent membership in the Technical Scientific Committee

SECTOR: Life long Learning

PROGRAMME: European Social Fund in Slovakia

GOAL OF THE PROJECT: The project intends to provide the innovation at the   European level in the Research and Development Area and in the Training Area by   means of realization of the Round Tables among the main universities and   companies.

PARTNERS: K-Lab-Gruppo CS and Technological University of Bratislava with seat in   Trnava (Slovakia).

Strengthening of the position of students being in the last year of doctoral   studies within the national and international Research and Development   Projects

ACTIVITY: Participation in a training international project through Round Tables and   permanent membership in the Technical Scientific Committee

SECTOR: Life long Learning

PROGRAMME: European Social Fund in Slovakia

GOAL OF THE PROJECT: The project intends to provide the innovation at the   European level in the Research and Development Area and in the Training Area by   means of realization of Round Tables among universities and companies.

PARTNERS: K-Lab-Gruppo CS and Slovak Scientific Academy – Polymer Institution

Quality Increase of Post-Graduated Studies (Doctorate) in the field of Manufacturing Technologies focused on Project Management

ACTIVITY: Participation in a training international project through Round Tables and   permanent membership in the Technical Scientific Committee

SECTOR: Life long Learning

PROGRAMME: European Social Fund in Slovakia

GOAL OF THE PROJECT: providing the innovation at the European level in the   Research   and Development Area and in the Training Area, by means of realization of the Round Tables among the main universities and manufacturing companies. Taking part in different Round Tables through the participation of its own sector experts, to coordinate the European Network and be involved, as a Permanent Member, in the TSC activities.

PARTNERS: K-Lab-Gruppo CS e and Technical University of Kosice with seat in   Presov (Slovakia)

Development of Key Competencies of students being in the last year of doctoral studies for creation of research team, preparation and administration of research projects in the area of Mechatronics - specialisations concerned

ACTIVITY: Participation in a training international project through Round Tables and   permanent membership in the Technical Scientific Committee

SECTOR: Life long Learning

PROGRAMME: European Social Fund in Slovakia

GOAL OF THE PROJECT: creation of a network at European level in the Research   and Development Area and in the Training Area, by means of realization of the   Round Tables among the main universities and mechatronical companies.

PARTNERS: K-Lab-Gruppo CS and Technical University of Kosice (Slovakia).