Oil Shale Competence Center (hereafter OSCC) concentrates upon the best domain know-how in oil shale mining, processing and power engineering and advanced capability of these fields.
OSCC is characterized by its capability to sell or promote know-how of shale mining, processing and power engineering to the enterprises via (foreign) partner networks, to provide the best possible level of competencies as well as to enable applying oil shale know-how in another associated fields. OSCC also concentrates on oil shale know-how and its application in the relevant environmental subjects.
OSCC is a successful developing organization capable to start, manage and implement development projects essential for the domain.
With the assistance of OSCC the problems connected with the change of scientists generation in the field of oil shale investigations and applications have been overcome in Estonia. A new generation of Estonian scientists and R&D employees have been assessed as experts in the new countries which have started oil shale mining and use.
Thereby Estonia has restored a leading position of its competency in oil shale field as well as has created favorable conditions for high international competitiveness of oil shale cluster and its enterprises, that in its turn is the basis for sustainability of Ida-Viru County.