Cooperation with External Partners The EGI-HSG provides well-founded analysis and information geared towards practically relevant issues in energy research. Cooperation with External Partners We engage in close cooperation with external research partners. The founding partners are the City of St.Gallen and the municipal utility (St.Galler Stadtwerke) which developed the award-winning and pioneering Energy Concept 2050. Do not hesitate to contact us if you are interested in cooperation with EGI-HSG. EGI-HSG and SCCER CREST – A Strong Partnership From 2013-2020 EGI-HSG is participating in the national research initiative Swiss Energy Research Competence Centers (SCCER), funded by Innosuisse - Swiss Innovation Agency (formerly: Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI)). The Center for Energy, Innovation, Governance and Investment is part of SCCER CREST which conducts research on Economics, Environment, Law and Behavior, as well as of SCCER Mobility investigating "Integrated assessment of mobility systems and socioeconomic aspects" in work package B2.