New secretariate for eco-efficient technology in the Danish EPA

Publiceret 22-04-2008

As part of the Action Plan the Ministry of Environment has established a secretariate for eco-efficient technology in the Danish Environmental Protection Agency to handle tasks related to information, dialog and creating networks. The secretariate is the main entrance for enterprises, entrepeneurs, researchers and others with inqueries about ecoeffeicient technology including questions on possible funding of test- and demonstration projects.

As part of the Action Plan the Ministry of Environment has as part of the Action Plan established a secretariate for eco-efficient technology in the Danish Environmental Protection Agency to handle tasks related to information, dialog and creating networks. The secretariate is the main entrance for enterprises, entrepeneurs, researchers and others with inqueries about ecoeffeicient technology including questions on possible funding of test- and demonstration projects.

Environmental technologies

Any technology, that either directly or indirectly improves the environment. It includes technologies for limiting pollution with the held of cleaning, more environmentally friendly products and production processes, more efficient energy and ressource management as well as technological systems that reduce the environmental impact.

Examples include e.g. technology flue gas cleaning, wind turbines, water treatment, enzymes for animal feed and washing powder, biofuel production, energy-efficient pumps and substitution of chemicals with more environmentally friendly solutions.