Eucor was founded in 1989. The Upper Rhine University is a tri-national campus with five French, German and Swiss universities, working together in the areas of teaching, research, administration, culture and sports.

TRION - Network for energy and climate
The trinational Energy Network set the establishment of a cross-border network of players from the energy and climate protection sectors - focussing on energy efficiency in buildings - as the first objective towards achieving a model energy region in the Upper Rhine. Website

OUI Biomasse: Innovations for sustainable biomass utilization in the Upper Rhine Region
The project aims to develop the use of biomass as a renewable energy source and/or raw material in the Upper Rhine Region (URR). Bringing together scientists from three nations, the network will study all aspects of the biomass value chain to come up with alternative development scenarios, analyse their potential impact in terms of sustainability criteria and to draft guidelines for the sustainable use of biomass. Website

Interreg IV
The program "INTERREG IV A Upper Rhine" intends to sustain the cross-border cooperation in the Upper Rhine Valley. BIOCOMBUST is funded under this program until May 2015.