The first transnational PRESOURCE workshop on tools and experiences took place at the Technology and Science Park in Berlin-Adlershof, Germany on 8 April 2014.
Issues discussed include:
Tools: PRESOURCE EDIT Value Tool; No cure, no pay; CPI2; TESPI; PREMA
Hands-on experience: Effective tracks to SMEs for more efficiency
Promotion of RE in Poland
Experiences from the Environmental Innovation Programme
Ökoprofit in Vorarlberg, Austria
PREsentations on tools & Experiences
1) EDIT Value tool (Eco-Innovation Diagnosis and Implementation Tool for Increase of Enterprise Value)
The EDIT Value tool focuses on the most effective opportunities for improving resource efficiency and the overall sustainability performance of SMEs. The presentation will give a short overview of the tool developed during the PRESOURCE project.
3) TESPI - Tool for Environmentally Sound Product Innovation
This presentation introduced TESPI, an on-line tool supporting environmentally conscious product design (eco-design), taking into account the product life cycle, the customers’ needs and the competitors’ products. During the presentation, eco-design will be briefly introduced and an overview of the main features of the tool will be presented.
The Carbon Performance Improvement Initiative (CPI2) has created an online tool to reduce carbon emissions in factories. The tool focuses primarily on energy-efficiency measures as a contribution to climate protection in global supply chains.
6) Hands-on experience: Effective tracks to SMEs for more efficiency
UPW is a team of engineers that consult SMEs to identify potentials for resource efficiency and innovation management among others in the frame of the “go efficient” support scheme of the German Agency for Material Efficiency (demea). Experiences from daily practice and channels to reach SMEs are presented and discussed.
8) 30 years experiences from the Environmental Innovation Programme
The Environmental Innovation Programme is one of the oldest and most successful supporting programmes for SME in Germany. It is focused on innovative techniques of different branches and applications, which will contribute to a reduction of environmental pollution. Additional to the demand-driven part of the supporting programme, different focal points of support have been established like green IT, energy efficient waste water treatment or material efficiency in the industrial production.
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