The Partners

The G.EN.ESI Consortium is a multidisciplinary team that combines industry and research. These partners have complementary skills and together offer in-depth expertise in Engineering Design, Eco-design, Material Science, Manufacturing Technology, Information and Software Application, Life Cycle Assessment, Waste Treatment and Recycling.

This varied experience and expertise has been assembled to ensure that the G.EN.ESI project can achieve it’s ambitious goals.

Please see below for individual descriptions of each partner and their contribution to the G.EN.ESI proejct.

Università Politecnica delle Marche

The team at the Università Politecnica delle Marche in Ancona, Italy are based in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Mathematical Science. This team co-ordinate the project from an admistrative and technical point of view.

Granta Design

Granta Design is the world leader in materials information technology. Within the G.EN.ESI project this team are responsible fore managing the software tool development.

Bonfiglioli Vectron

Bonfiglioli Vectron specialise in the design and manufacutre of electrical drive systems and electric motors. Within the G.EN.ESI project Vectron are testing and implementing the software platform and supplier web portal.


Faber design and manufacture cookerhoods for an international market. This company are testing and implementing the G.EN.ESI software platform and methodology.

Sibuet Environnement

Sibuet Environnement are a waste processing company based in France. They bring expertise in the processing electronic waste (WEEE directive) and help provide an understanding of the best Design for End of Life approaches.

University of Bath

The team at the University of Bath are based in Mechanical Engineering. They are in charge of project dissemination and research into eco-design practices and methodologies.

Grenoble Institute of Technology

The team the Grenoble Institute of Technology are based in the G-Scop Institute. This team are in charge of developing the G.EN.ESI methodology and the Scientific Monitoring of the project.


The Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development, or ENEA, specialise in applying research and technological innovations within industry. The team provide Life Cycle Assessment and software development skills.

This project is co-financed by the European Commission and made possible within the VII Framework Programme FP7-NMP-201 l-SMALL-5 - Grant Agreement Number 280371.