CD2E

France: Hauts-de-France
Carlos Pereira
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Overview

About us

The cd2e is the expert centre fostering new environmental technologies through eco-enterprises support. We are a team of environmental and business experts dedicated to supporting the environmental sector in Northern France and abroad.

We bring together environmental and business expertise in a “one stop shop” for environmental projects.

We work in partnership with regional development organisations, business support structures, industry peak bodies and international peers.

Creation: Helping organisations to create innovative eco-solutions.

Innovation: Supporting the emergence of eco-innovation

Development: Making eco-enterprises more competitive through targeted actions and tools such as business intelligence.

International: Developing international partnerships, from foreign companies wanting to do business in Northern France to the coordination of European projects.

Promotion: Promoting eco-technology expertise in France and abroad.

We have around 150 members, and work closely with 50 research labs in northern France / Lille Region.

Established - 18 March 2003
Staff in the management team - 21-30

Cluster composition

  • 150
    Cluster Members
  • 100
    SME's
  • 0
    Number of start-ups among SME's
  • 10
    Large Companies
  • 20
    Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
  • 0
    Number of civil society members
  • 20
    Other Ecosystem Actors

The cd2e co-organises two major events each year:

  • In June, Environord trade fair and the Congress of Ecotechnologies for the Future gather major actors from the environment from Nothern France and beyond (companies, academics, institutions) to present their latest innovations, get informed about new technologies and materials, have the chance get valuable insights of other professionals
  • In November, the LCA congress helps to connect research and practice on the topic of Life Cycle Assessment. Major companies (Renault, Airbus) as well as SMEs share and improve their knowledges and practice of LCA with other professionals and academics. In 2015, cd2e - [avniR] co-organised in Bordeaux with the CIRAIG and ISM-CyVi LCM 2015, the 7th International Conference on Life Cycle Management.
Legal form of the cluster organisation
Registered Association
Languages spoken
English French German Polish Portuguese
Link to the team description on the cluster organisation website

Management team

Audrey Verspieren
ECCP Responsible Person
Carlos Pereira
Internationalisation Responsible
Etienne Verhelle
Internationalisation Responsible

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral industries
Sectoral Industries (NACE 4 digit)
Cross-sectoral industries
Environmental Industries
Industrial Alliances and Ecosystems
Technology fields
S3 EU priority areas

Services

Support services provided

Other (please specify)

Further information

Information dissemination event (technology / product)

Sectorial sub-cluster (ecobuilding, water)

Life-cycle assessment / eco-innovation platform, involving SMEs

Support programmes

EU Programmes

European Programmes
INTERREG Other

Name & description

  • Thanks to a regional policy aiming to develop international economic cooperation, the cd2e benefits of two permanent offices in Rio de Janeiro (Brasil) and Warsaw (Poland). Their aim is to help create commercial, technological and institutional projects between France and the two countries.
  • LCIP (Life +): implementation of LCA thinking in SMEs.
  • CEAMaS (Interreg IVB – NEW) : innovative solutions for the re-use of dredged sediments
  • Product Environmental Footprint : help the EC to shape new indicators on environmental footprint of insulation materials

Project name

Cooperation activities

International cooperation

Targeted countries

Brazil
Canada
Morocco
Tunisia

Transnational cooperation

Targeted countries

Belgium
Germany
Poland
Spain

Transnational support activites

Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs

International support activites

Support to collaborative activities/etc.

Membership in cluster networks, meta clusters and national associations of clusters

Profile name Location Network type
Global Cleantech Cluster Association
PEXE

Membership in Cluster Partnerships or initiatives

Profile name Location
Energy in Water

United Kingdom

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