How to join

The Sustainable Energy Cluster is open to businesses and research organisations based in Liguria or with a branch office in the region, working in areas that fall within the Cluster's remit.

To join you must:

STEP1

Send the following documents:

• Completed application form  (download in doc. format)
• Copy of the Articles of Association;
• Certificate of Incorporation;
• Documents certifying the activity performed (company profile, brochure or similar)
• Completed declaration of "Company type", which gives the business category pursuant to European Commission Recommendation 2003/361 of 6 May 2003 (download in doc. format)  

by email to the address segreteria@es.sv.it  with the original of the "Application Form", also sent by post to the Cluster office address shown below:

Polo di Ricerca e Innovazione “Energia Sostenibile”
c/o  I.P.S. - Insediamenti Produttivi Savonesi S.c.p.A.
Via A. Magliotto 2, Campus Universitario - Pal.na Locatelli
17100 SAVONA

 

STEP 2

On receiving the approval of the Liguria Region and the Executive Committee of the Polo ES, the new Associate Member shall sign the Memorandum of Association of the TAC, paying the initial fee - pursuant to Art. 14 of the Memorandum of Association and finally, sign the General Regulations of the TAC.  

New Associate Members shall pay the initial membership fee (one-off payment) based on the category of business:
a) for micro-businesses (a business employing fewer than 10 people and whose annual turnover or total annual spending does not exceed EUR 2 million) - EUR 250.00;
b) for small businesses (a business employing fewer than 50 people and whose annual turnover or total annual spending does not exceed EUR 10 million) - EUR 500.00;
c) for medium-sized businesses (a business employing fewer than 250 people and whose annual turnover or total annual spending does not exceed EUR 50 million) - EUR 1,000.00;
d) for large companies - EUR 4.000.00; 
e) SMEs owned by large companies shall be required to pay a fee relative to their size in accordance with paragraphs a., b., c., it being understood that they will be classified under the EU definition as regards any public support received as members of the Cluster, meaning they will be treated as a large business.

Please note that there will be costs incurred for the authentication of the signature for signing the Memorandum of Association.