The global market for eco-industries has been estimated at roughly €1.15 trillion. With new environmental regulations, increasing prices for traditional energy resources and changing market demands, this figure is set to double with the average estimate for 2020 being around €2 trillion a year.
It is in this context that the ENVISION consortium is inviting business and enterprise from the UK and Europe to a workshop and networking lunch on 9 July 2015 in order to find out how research partnerships can help them better exploit this market.
Over 2,500 businesses have developed R&D solutions to support sustainable economic growth with the help of the ENVISION consortium. ENVISION brings together six of the UK’s top institutions for environmental research under one single consortium. Collectively, these institutions represent 500+ research staff and over £60 million of infrastructure investment in the last 10 years.
Through a series of case study presentations, a panel debate and roundtable discussions, this upcoming workshop, which is aimed at practitioners in the environment, energy, food, water and waste sectors, will show how:
- Businesses can access cutting-edge R&D innovation, expertise, skills and finance
- Eco-innovation benefits business
- Collaborating with universities and research institutions can open new markets and increase performance