|Define boundary conditions for SophiA systems
|Investigate the needs of hospitals / medical stations in different urban and rural areas in four African countries: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Malawi and Uganda. These will be used to derive specifications for SophiA water, cooling and electricity systems.
|Design, build and test solar power assembly and overall SophiA smart control strategy
|Design, build and test the solar power assembly and overall SophiA smart control strategy on laboratory scale.
|Design, build and test three-stage refrigeration system using natural refrigerants
|Design, build and test the three-stage refrigeration system using natural refrigerants on laboratory scale and will assess the benefits of using ice thermal energy storage instead of battery storage.
|Design, build and test of water treatment system
|Develop new infrastructures to produce clean drinking water free of bacteria and viruses.
|Build, install and maintain SophiA systems
|Design, build and install SophiA systems for the four field tests as well as maintain SophiA systems.
|Demonstration of SophiA systems at four demo sites in four different climatic regions
|Demonstrate SophiA systems at four demo sites in four different climatic regions in Africa.
|Socio-economic analysis, sustainability assessment, business model and exploitation roadmap
|Perform environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) and business model.
|Dissemination, communication and capacity building
|Develop synergy activities in common EU projects, i.e. communication, dissemination, as well as capacity building.