Despite considerable restrictions in terms of mobility and attendance, GREATER GREEN's activities continue with great élan. The thematic working groups meet virtually and exchange information about new developments; possible project approaches are discussed and elaborated. Among others, numerous potential partners have already come together for a large regional cluster in timber construction. Under the lead of Grand E-nov, the project team is in an intensive exchange with regard to a continuation of the started activities beyond the forthcoming end of the Interreg funding; concrete approaches are emerging.
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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
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.