The EC2i consists of five clusters who are responsible for supporting SMEs and developing tools to ensure the success of the project:
Austria // Greentech Cluster
The Green Tech Cluster is in Styria. It provides support for R & D project development, assessment of technology trends and market opportunities and establishing global contacts. The cluster has repeatedly been ranked the world’s no. 1 Environmental Technology Cluster.
Belgium // TWEED
TWEED (Technology of Wallonia Energy, Environment and sustainable Development) aims to play a major role in the business development of «sustainable energy» sectors.
France // Tenerrdis
Tenerrdis aims to promote sustainable business growth and job creation across the new-energy-technology industries by developing new technologies to drive the energy transition through R&D projects involving industrial, institutional, academic and scientific partners.
Sweden // Sustainable
Our mission at Sustainable Business Hub is to work in various ways to help environmental technology companies in southern Sweden sharpen their competitive edge and develop their businesses in Sweden and abroad.
Our International Partners
USA // Urban Future Lab
The Urban Future Lab (UFL) is New York City’s hub for smart cities, clean energy, and smart grid technology.
USA // Hodgson Russ
Law firm specializing in assisting European companies, especially Cleantech companies, setting up in the US.
China // China IPR
The China IPR SME Helpdesk supports SMEs from EU to protect and enforce their Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in some part of Asia.
China // South-East Asia
IPR SME Helpdesk
The South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk supports SMEs from EU to protect and enforce their Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in some South-Asian countries.
It was really a nice experience to meet with the companies and see a potential business prospects for Mycorena in the China market. – Ramkumar Nair, founder – CEO of Mycorena
Through the B2B session, we’ve approached to several potential clients who are interested in cooperation with overseas technology suppliers in the cleantech field […]. – China-Belgium Technology Center (CBTC)
The possibility of placing a Pilot in the state of NY is now under study. It is therefore a very concrete return of this mission – Olivier Salasca, Save Innovations Business Development Manager
The matchmaking event in New York via Sustainable Business Hub gave us a lot of new experience and the perspective to fullfil our plans for expansion in the US. – Jonathan Karlsson, CEO, Innenco