3T transformation towards zero-carbon economy: Technology, Transport, Tourism
Accelerating clean innovation, technologies & green business towards zero-carbon economy #GREENSLOVAKIA
Clean innovation includes new technologies, products, and business practices that improve environmental performance. Clean innovation can be advanced in all sectors of the economy, from traditional resource sectors, to manufacturing, to services.
Clean technology – or cleantech – is the sector of the economy focused exclusively on developing next-generation green innovations such as renewable energy systems, biochemicals, or emission-free vehicles.
WHAT IS CLEANTECH?
Any organization that develops or offers a technology, product, or service that involves responding to the causes of climate change is a cleantech enterprise. Cleantech is a general term that includes new technologies, but also asset classes, market sectors including clean energy and mobility, sustainable & green products and services. Cleantech innovation is an accelerator of the transition to a low-carbon economy.
WHO WE ARE?
Cleantech Slovakia is a Slovak non-profit organization with a V4 overlap. We are the 1st Innovation & Green Business Platform in Slovakia and the Vysegrad region. Our goal is to support creating and launching of innovative and green initiatives for the business sector and facilitate collaboration between businesses, startups, the public sector and research institutions to contribute to climate protection.
WHAT ARE WE DOING
We interconnect entrepreneurs, philanthropists and inspiring leaders. We want to create a strong regional community that will be able to drive change towards a transition to an ecological, sustainable, low-carbon and circular economy and will contribute to the growth of Slovak cleantech & green business sector. We inspire, inform and support businesses, provide analytical and consulting services.
PROJECTS & INITIATIVES
Green & Sustainable Slovakia, project supporting ECO initiatives focusing also on the Visegrad region
An initiative promoting a responsible and green business sector and a transition to a low-carbon economy
An initiative for environmentally, economically and socio-culturally sustainable tourism development
Mision & Vision
Climate change is a reality. We face the challenge of achieving carbon neutrality and reducing greenhouse gas production. Climate change will have an increasing impact on society, economies, cities and businesses. The solution to this challenge is the new clean technologies and innovations that underpin the green, collaborative and circular economy. Cleantech Slovakia brings a vision of Slovakia: a green, sustainable, innovative country. We are an initiative aimint at supporting and promoting greater corporate environmental responsibility. We support and promote the development and dissemination of clean, environmentally friendly technologies and measures. We contribute to between public and private actors at national and international level.
We focus on 3 main areas of activity:
- we are an open platform for cooperation in the development of green business, development of start-up ecosystem innovations and funding opportunities
- we raise awareness of sustainable corporate initiatives and promote environmentally responsible approaches and solutions of the corporate sector
- we improve the exchange of experience and knowledge through regional cooperation and partnerships with other organizations and networks in Slovakia and abroad