AJIBM  Vol.5 No.3 , March 2015
Analysis of the Participation of European Countries in the Energy Call of the 7th Framework Programme (2005-2011) with Emphasis in Spain
Abstract: Renewable energies and, in general, green energy technologies, are an area of a growing interest for mitigating the effects of climate change. The aim of this study is to analyse R & D efforts of European countries in sustainable energies through the analysis of its participation in the Energy Call of the 7th Framework Programme (FP) of the European Union. Results obtained show that Spanish R & D is very important in solar and wind sectors. In addition, public system and companies of the energy sector occupy a very important position in projects funded under the Energy call of the 7th FP. This confirms the innovative potential achieved of Spanish R & D which has managed to establish Spain as one of the leading international references in renewable technologies, particularly in solar and wind energies, while in Europe and worldwide contexts, biofuels are the most important area.
Cite this paper: García-Carpintero, E. , Rodríguez-Taboada, A. , Granadino-Goenechea, B. and Plaza-Gómez, L. (2015) Analysis of the Participation of European Countries in the Energy Call of the 7th Framework Programme (2005-2011) with Emphasis in Spain. American Journal of Industrial and Business Management, 5, 114-126. doi: 10.4236/ajibm.2015.53013.

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