GREATER GREEN is a meta-cluster in the Greater Region. It is Europe's first cross-border network for environmental technology and its target groups are other networks from Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland, Lorraine, Luxembourg and Wallonia. GREATER GREEN networks actors from business - especially SMEs -, science and administration across borders. The meta-cluster supports SMEs in expanding their product range and thus helps them to open up new markets.Read more
Greater Green unites environmental technologies of the Greater Region at the world's leading trade fair
Representatives of the entire environmental technology meta-cluster in the Greater Region were at IFAT, the leading international trade fair for environmental technologies, to present themselves together as a cross-border ideas laboratory for this area and to sound out the potentials of GreenTech in the Greater Region.
This year's Greater Green Day took place as part of the 4th Green Win Conference "Green Chemistry and White Biotechnology" in Louvain-la-Neuve, Wallonia. This enabled the Meta-Cluster to expand its contacts in Wallonia, the Greater Region and internationally.
Im April lud das Deutsch-Französische Zentrum der Universität Lothringen (CFALOR) in Kooperation mit dem Meta-Cluster Greater Green zur internationalen Konferenz „Ethik, nachhaltige Entwicklung und Management“ ein.
Bei der PIUS-Tagung im April am Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld tauschten sich erneut Fachleute anhand erfolgreicher Praxisbeispiele des Produktionsintegrierten Umweltschutzes aus. Die facettenreichen Themen erfreuten sich aufgrund ihres ökologischen und wirtschaftlichen Potenzials großer Beliebtheit beim Publikum.
On 20 April 2018 the monthly Greater Green meeting took place in Liège. The preparation of the inventory was a central topic. In addition, the core team has defined topics for upcoming events such as the Greater Green Meeting in Wallonia in June on wood use or the meeting on plastics cycles in Luxembourg in September.
Through networking and marketing, Greater Green, together with Ecoliance Rheinland-Pfalz e.V., promotes the regional players in the fields of environmental technologies.
Greater Green takes stock of the year
"We can protect our climate by increasing resource efficiency," said State Secretary for the Environment Thomas Griese today at the specialist conference "The Challenge of Energy and Resource Efficiency" of the Association of German Engineers (VDI) in Andernach.
"Climate change and its consequences at regional and global level, as well as increasing resource consumption, are leading to steadily increasing pressure on the limited environmental resources available," said State Secretary for the Environment Thomas Griese at the end of the eighth International Circular Economy Week in Mainz.