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6 11, 2015

Podcast “The Green Exchange” released a new episode about circular economy!

Podcast "The Green Exchange"

4 11, 2015

Port of Astakos Incubator

One of the main objectives of EPIC 2020 project is the development of local stakeholder and shareholder bio-energy resource networks at the ports of Malmo (SE), Valdaro (IT), Wismar (GE) and Astakos (GR) and in the surrounding areas. It is to be noted that where no networks in the port areas before the start of [...]

2 11, 2015

Four ports, four different stories

About Symbiosis You may recall that EPIC2020 is all about intelligently intertwining (symbiosis) mostly industrial activities within a port and activities of all kinds in the port hinterland to achieve local exploitation of biomass to generate energy (bioenergy). The formation of a symbiotic synergy between two industrial plants can be understood as the connection of [...]

2 11, 2015

10th edition of GreenPort Congress 2015 in Copenhagen

In the beginning of October Epic 2020 project participated in the Green Port Congress 2015, which was hosted by Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP). The congress provided decision makers from the port community - port authorities, terminal operators, shipping lines, logistics operators - with a meeting place to both learn about and discuss the latest in [...]

23 10, 2015

Wismar: EPIC Workshop to local energy symbiosis in the industrial wood-cluster area

45 experts from Germany, Sweden, Greece, Italy and Belgium met for the first business forum of the Business Association of Wismar (WWG). Together they explored the hidden bioenergy resource potentials of port areas (and discussed) how they can activate and use/utilize these potentials through closer cooperation of industrial companies. Such a high-ranking forum was [...]

21 09, 2015

November 14-16th 2015 – Copenhagen – Denmark”Re-design Innovation Jam”

The “Re-design Innovation Jam” in Copenhagen, 14-16th November, is designed to engage waste experts, engineers, designers and eco-entrepreneurs in prototyping concepts that will help phase out plastics that are problematic when recycling, with parallel keynote speakers and mentoring. The 16th will be a day of dialog and workshops  that engages municipalities waste management professionals to [...]

21 09, 2015

October 1st 2015 – Mantova port – Italy “Role of the regulation and other policy instruments”.

Local meeting event on the 1st of October, disussion about "Role of the regulation and other policy instruments". Venue: Palazzo del Plenipotenziario, Piazza Sordello 43 - Mantova 46100 IT Hour: 5 PM CET Stakeholder invited: Citizens, Enterprises, Institutions

17 09, 2015

October 7-9th 2015 – Copenhagen – Denmark – Green Port Congress

The 7-9 October 2015 the 10th addition of Green Port Congress will take place in Copenhagen.  The conference aims to provide decision makers from the port community - port authorities, terminal operators, shipping lines, logistics operators - with a meeting place to both learn about and discuss the latest in sustainable development and environmental practice [...]

17 09, 2015

Malmö : ‘shared energy doubles the force’

Swedish innovation agency Vinnova has decided to fund a new smart project in the Northern Harbour area of Malmö. The project, named “Shared Energy doubles the force”, aims at stimulating both industrial symbiosis and the use of smart energy solutions in the harbour area. With this daring plan, Malmö and the energy company E.ON build [...]

16 09, 2015

Starting up a network – do you have a champion?

It might seem easy to build a network for industrial symbiosis: invite some key stakeholders to a couple of meetings and the rest will come of itself? Unfortunately that is not the case. The truth is it takes a lot of efforts, time and determination to start-up and maintain a network. It takes a champion, [...]