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.