QATAR FOUNDATION, POWERGLOBE and MEDIA CONGLOMERATE join forces for Techno-Park in Peloponnese

QATAR FOUNDATION, POWERGLOBE and MEDIA SMART CITY GROUP (MEDIA CONGLOMERATE Co.) plans for a large-scale techno and research park in Peloponnese and most probably in the city of Aegio.  It’s a town and a former municipality in Achaea, West Greece.  The municipal unit has an area of 151.100m2 and population around 30,000 citizens.

The landscaped development of a techno-park usually comprising of high specification office spaces as well as residential and retail developments, designed to encourage high technology companies such as energy technology, electricity generation and storage, solar and wind energy integration, e-energy logistics and transformation, power and electricity transmission, information technology, telecommunications and software development, thereby giving each the benefit of economies of scale. Usually, technology parks are located outside the inner city areas as these are quite land intensive in nature. The Techno-park idea came on board when His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed visit with his family Peloponnese on June, accompanied by a close friend from Aegio.  Find the Indicative landshape of the Peloponnese Techno-Park (QGN: Photo, June 2018).

Indicative landshape of the Peloponnese Techno-Park (QGN: Photo, June 2018)

QF, POWERGLOBE and Media Smart City (Media Conglomerate Co.) targets on education, research, techno, testing and production facilities, across the energy, electricity, energy storage, batteries, future energy, transportation techno, food industry and natural resources, high-end park located in a quite land intensive in nature. The invitation letter for the pre-qualification questionnaire (”PQQ”) for potential applicants and developers, will be announced by mid of May 2019. The initial budget of the PTP (Peloponnese Technology Park) phase1 is estimated close to USD 0.680billion including education, research and high-end production facilities. Phase2 (USD0.800billion)  is estimated mid-March 2020 and will  include wholesale high-techology market, storage facilities and 5* hotel facilities. Credit Suisse Group is the project financial advisors, the leading financial services company. will structure, develop and operate the largest technology park across Mediterranean region, consists of: a) research innovation b) science and technology c) education d) business development e) financing and project finance f) industrial and production facilities g) wholesale production.

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development is a private, non-profit organization that serves the people by supporting and operating programs in three core mission areas: education, science and research, and community development. The Foundation strives to nurture the future global leaders. By example and by sharing its experience, the Foundation also contributes to human development nationally, regionally, and internationally. In all of its activities, the Foundation promotes a culture of excellence of the State of Qatar and furthers its role in supporting an innovative and open society that aspires to develop sustainable human capacity, social, and economic prosperity for a knowledge-based economy. Conglomerate Media Group is a company that owns numerous companies involved in mass media enterprises, such as high technology, television, radio, publishing, motion pictures, theme parks, or the Internet. PG is a global player across the energy and power-techno integrations and future transmission solutions, including NG, LNG, power generation, electricity, energy transportation, RES and future energy, energy technology and research.

Sources: QGN, Energy Global-2018Report, BBC News, Conglo News,
Conglo-Med News, Reuters, GTN, Bloomberg Technology News, Eco News UK, Technology Views, Tel&Coms, PG News Report, ExxonMobil News, QF News Europe Report, Energo News, QANews.