The methodology involves cooperation and fluent communication among the different partners working in their specialisation fields. It goes from industrial partners needs to technological developers and comes back to the industrial partners with the integrated system developed for the involved end users.
The methodology starts from the collected innovation potentials and the initial research of the different partners to develop a new concept to cover the heating and/or cooling demand of the end-users, which will be disseminated, exploited and communicated.
The development of the ASTEP integrated concept will follow the next steps:
ASTEP P.E.S.T. analysis
PEST (Political, Economic, Social and Technological) analysis was chosen to identify the key external factors that can initially affect ASTEP project. This was usefully prepared in order to balance the risks of being the “Innovator”.