Support programmes

ERDF Flanders and ERDF Interreg programmes

The European Regional Development Funds (ERDF) are available to European regions and aim to bridge the gaps between European regions. Interreg programmes target cooperation between different regions. Both ERDF Flanders and ERFD Interreg programmes are centralised along several axes.

 
Sector/Industry:
Resources:
Energy, Materials, Water
 

Cleaner Production Projects Development Manual

Cleaner Production Projects Development Manual is a methodology that provides guidance for implementing cleaner production projects in companies.

 
Sector/Industry:
Resources:
Energy, Materials, Water
 

Guide for Environmental Product Declaration Implementation

This guide shows the use and value of Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) and provides a detailed diagnosis of the main international certification systems.

 
Sector/Industry:
Resources:
Energy, Materials, Water
 

Operational Programme Infrastructure and Environment 2014-2020

The Operational Programme Infrastructure and Environment is operated by the Ministry of Investment and Economic Development. The programme supports low-carbon economy initiatives, environmental protection, adaptation to climate change, transport and energy security.

 
Sector/Industry:
Resources:
Energy, Materials, Water
Tags:
Renewable Energy, GHG, Air quality
 

Renewable energy sources for industry LT+

This programme encourages micro-, small-, medium-sized as well as larger enterprises to use renewable energy sources (RES), systems and technologies in their production and operations, and to sell excess heating and energy supplies to district heating networks or other industrial enterprises.

 
Sector/Industry:
Resources:
Energy, Carbon
 

EP-PLUS

A Belgian (Flemish) subsidy for companies that invest in environmentally friendly, energy saving or renewable energy technologies. The technology has to be on a predefined list of technologies.

 
Sector/Industry:
Resources:
Energy, Waste
 

Cirkeltips

The tool provides automated feedback, tips, comparisons and access to good practices on good waste management for SMEs.

 
Sector/Industry:
Resources:
Materials, Waste
 

RECP Self Assessment Tool

This tool guides companies through the RECP self-assessment process for better understanding the issues related to resources use, waste and emissions generation, identifying causes of inefficiencies and losses and generating improvement options.

 
Sector/Industry:
Resources:
Energy, Materials, Water
 

Energy audit model for industrial SMEs

Energy auditing is a good method to improve energy use and, through it, make important cost savings. By improving energy effiency the burden on the environment decreases. This audit model is developed for industrial SMEs to lower the threshold for auditing.

 
Sector/Industry:
Resources:
Energy, Water
 

Green Champions Training

Free online course to help trainees identify and implement resource efficiency improvements within their organisation. The course is made up of a series of short modules with supporting guides, tools and templates. Certifcates are awarded at the satisfactory completion of modules.

 
Sector/Industry:
Resources:
Energy, Materials, Water
 

Cost Calculator

The cost calculator from the VDI Centre for Resource Efficiency provides a practical introduction to a resource-based cost accounting. Companies can use it to analyse cost structures, and material and energy flows to identify areas of potential saving and investment.

 
Sector/Industry:
Resources:
Energy, Materials, Water
 

Central Innovation Programme for SMEs

The Central Innovation Programme (ZIM) is an initiative of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) aimed at SMEs in R&D projects. The programme is open to proposals covering all types of technology and sectors, as well as national or international cooperation.

 
Sector/Industry:
Resources:
Energy, Materials, Water