Hearing on ecoinnovation

Publiceret 24-02-2006

Hearing on ecoinnovation arranged by the Danish Board of Technology for the Danish Parliament on 23 feburary.
The purpose of the hearing was to create an open dialogue on the need and possibilities in ecoinnovation and to prepare the Parliament and the public for the national plan of action for eco-efficient technology that is underway.

A hearing on ecoinnovation was arranged by the Danish Board of Technology for the Danish Parliament on 23 feburary.


The purpose of the hearing was to create an open dialogue on the need and possibilities in ecoinnovation and to prepare the Parliament and the public for the national plan of action for eco-efficient technology that is underway.


Read about the hearing and see the different contributions of the invited guests (in Danish): http://www.tekno.dk//


Read the speech of the Minister for the Environment at the hearing (in Danish): http://www.mim.dk/Ministeren/Taler/2006-02-21_Miljøteknologi.htm


Read more about the national plan of action (in English): http://www.ecoinnovation.dk/National+actions/National+plan+of+action/

Environmental technologies

Any technology, that either directly or indirectly improves the environment. It includes technologies for limiting pollution with the held of cleaning, more environmentally friendly products and production processes, more efficient energy and ressource management as well as technological systems that reduce the environmental impact.

Examples include e.g. technology flue gas cleaning, wind turbines, water treatment, enzymes for animal feed and washing powder, biofuel production, energy-efficient pumps and substitution of chemicals with more environmentally friendly solutions.