IKEM – Institute for Climate Protection, Energy and Mobility (Institut für Klimaschutz, Energie und Mobilität)

The Institute for Climate Protection, Energy and Mobility e.V. (IKEM) is an independent institute associated to the University of Greifswald. The institute specializes in the interdisciplinary analysis of the legal, economic and policy questions surrounding the energy transition. Its clients include the programs of the European Union, German federal and regional ministries, global foundations, international organizations, grid operators and industry. IKEM is well represented and connected in the international sustainability field.

IKEM brings together more than 40 researchers from various academic disciplines and all regions of the world, regularly publishing studies, statements or journal articles based on the completed research. Since 2017, IKEM has been a recognized non-governmental organization at the United Nations. Our aim is to support climate protection efforts worldwide.

HBH Projekt spol. s r.o.

HBH Projekt is an experienced designer and engineer of all types of public and private transportation infrastructure projects. We deliver first class design, project planning and engineering services, technical consulting and construction supervision.

We are an independent design, engineering and consulting company specialised mainly in motorway design and engineering and related civil engineering fields. We employ over two hundred engineers in a number of specialised departments, environmentalists and landscape designers, consulting engineers specialised on preparation of assets and settlement of construction supervisors, quality inspectors, technologists, and quantity surveyors, as well as experts in traffic engineering, road safety, and in other related branches. Our customers and partners are both public and private investors, construction contractors, public authorities and local governments.

VALBEK GROUP – Valbek-EU, a.s.

Valbek® Engineer’s office for engineering and bridge constructions was founded in 1990. The original activity, designing roads and bridges, has been extended by Railways track and infrastructure design, building constructions, hydraulic engineering, and land surveying works, geotechnical works, environmental studies, software development as well as consulting and engineering activities and supply of construction works. Valbek – EU ranks among the top recognized Czech and Slovak engineer’s offices. Now the company offers complex engineering services, from project draft to documentation, including engineering works and approval from the local authorities. Valbek® – the name for quality and reliability. There are completely new potential projects where company can apply their competence and knowledge. By not avoiding acquisitions, company completes portfolio of services. Czech and Slovak market is still main domain, but foreign markets are ambition and targets. There are already operations undergoing in west of the Czech Republic in Austria, Denmark and Sweden. Regarding the eastern direction, company is participating on projects in Russia and the Balkans. Valbek – EU is a multi-professional group of companies currently offering broad spectrum of services

Quality is guaranteed : For occupational safety and health according to the national regulation OHSAS 18001: 2008 compatible with EN in area – Civil Engineering and Design Realization and Reconstruction of Building and Transport constructions, Quality management system according to the regulation ISO 9001: 2008 in area – Complex Civil Engineering, Design and Consulting,  Environmental management system according to the regulation ISO 14001:2005 in area – Civil Engineering and Design Realization and Reconstruction of Building and Transport constructions, Quality management system according to the regulation ISO 9001: 2009 in area – civil Engineering and Design Realization and Reconstruction of Building and Transport constructions, Quality management system according to Methodological instructions of Quality system in area – Transportation.

From the beginning of the company activities, are activities permanently offered to the specific countries infrastructure owners or administrators. They are focused on surveying works, engineering, technical supervision and advice, software solutions and consulting in hardware and software, design works, construction realization, alternation and demolition, copying services, wholesale geological work, environmental impact analysis, financial advisory, accounting, tax services, road and railways infrastructure design.

Mott MacDonald CZ, spol. s r.o.

1. Mott MacDonald is a €1.9bn employee-owned global engineering, management and development consultancy with 16,000 staff working in 150 countries. We use our ingenuity to create lasting value for all we work with – customers, communities and staff.

Our global business is multisector, spanning buildings, communications, defence, education, environment, health, international development, industry, mining, oil and gas, power, transport, urban development, water and wastewater; and multidisciplinary embracing planning, studies and design, infrastructure finance and technical advisory services, project and programme management, management consultancy, strategic asset management, forensic engineering and expert witness. With offices across the Europe, Asia and the rest of the World, we bring our skills and resources directly to our clients, wherever they or their projects are based. Each office has in-depth knowledge and understanding of local conditions and practices, backed by our global resources – enabling us to offer our services across time zones and around the clock.

2. Mott MacDonald has a comprehensive track-record on projects funded by or invested in by EBRD. Our track-record also includes deep understanding of the requirements of other IFIs (such as the European Investment Bank, International Finance Corporation, the World Bank, Asian Development Bank and others). We are used to working as advisors to commercial banks around the world and understand what drives project finance investments and how banks view risk. We also have a strong in-house capability in environmental and social impact assessment.

3. From buildings, energy, oil and gas and transport to health, water and environment and district heating, Mott MacDonald has been aiding development in CIS since 1995. Mott MacDonald has registered offices in Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Ukraine. The services that Mott MacDonald has, and continue to deliver range from master planning and concept design, detailed design and engineering through to project and cost management, programme control and reporting.

We have an in-depth knowledge of the design and construction practices and all key players including contractors, designers, architects, as well permits & approvals procedures in the region. We have an extensive cost database from which to benchmark the cost of any construction project against. This has been generated though recording live tender returns and also comparison to actual out-turn costs to generate cost data that is real, accurate and regularly updated.

Mott MacDonald’s track-record of undertaking similar assignments for the EBRD in Central Asia and CIS is best illustrated by our successful delivery of recent projects like:

  • Feasibility Studies for number of EBRD water and wastewater projects (Kyzylorda, Petropavlovsk, Oskemen) and district heating projects (Kostanay and Almaty) in the Republic of Kazakhstan where Mott MacDonald developed the Long-Term Investment Programme (LTIP) and Priority Investment Programme (PIP) by reviewing existing operations, services and assets of the water and wastewater utility, assessed the climate change risks and consider them in order to build-in the appropriate climate change resilience into the PIP, and conducted Environmental and Social Due Diligence;
  • We have performed similar project in Kyrgyzstan where we developed the Feasibility Study for Kara-Suu Water Sub-project (2014-2015) and also helped Osh City administration in improvement of public transport system within Osh Public Transport Project. We have been responsible for Technical Due Diligence and Public Service Contract Preparation and then in Corporate Development of Osh Auto Transport Enterprise (2015-2016).
  • Finally, we have been involved in two recently completed Feasibility Studies in solid waste sector (Yavan and Kulob municipalities) within the EBRD initiative for the improvement of solid waste management in Tajikistan.

4. Mott MacDonald was IJGlobal 2016 award winner for innovation and excellence in the project and infrastructure finance markets worldwide, Gold Award winner and Technical Adviser of the Year 2015 at the  Partnership Awards, International Consultant of the Year 2015 at the NCE/ACE Consultants of the Year Awards and three awards winner from British Expertise Awards 2015 in categories the Major Project of the Year, Emerging Market and Innovation Award. 


We are committed to Quality Assurance and are accredited to the international standards, including ISO 9001 (quality), ISO 14001 (environment) and ISO 18001 (health and safety).

Further information about Mott MacDonald can be found at www.mottmac.com. Our video on Opening New Opportunities with Connected Thinking, our new Group brand, is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPflPyrbMnM.