Support programmes

Resource audits for enterprises

Estonia supports investment in more resource-efficient solutions with a € 111 million fund focusing on SMEs and the manufacturing industry. Activities include raising awareness, training resource specialists/auditors, supporting resource audits and investments in resource-efficient solutions.

 
Sector/Industry:
All manufacturing industries
Resources:
Energy, Materials, Water
 

Green Enterprise

Green Enterprise challenges organisations and companies to produce goods and provide services in more environmentally friendly ways, and to minimise emissions through cleaner production methods.

 
Sector/Industry:
All sectors
Resources:
Energy, Materials, Water
 

Guidelines for Environmental Strategic Surveillance

This guide shows companies a practical way to carry out Strategic Environmental Surveillance of competitors, customers and suppliers. If the organisation already carries out surveillance, the guide indicates how to extend it to consider environmental factors.

 
Sector/Industry:
All sectors
Resources:
Energy, Materials, Water
 

Implementing innovative environmental technologies

The SOKÓŁ programme helps companies develop or implement innovative environmental technologies that reduce the impact of their plants, installations and equipment on the environment, as part of their national smart specialisation measures.

 
Sector/Industry:
All sectors
Resources:
Energy, Materials, Water
 

Support for building energy development using renewable energy

A call to SMEs by Hungarian government to promote better building energy practices. The objective is to reduce primary energy consumption and increase the use of renewable energy sources to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

 
Sector/Industry:
All sectors
Resources:
Energy
 

Tax deduction for investment

An enterprise that carries out an investment in the creation or expansion of its activities may, under certain conditions, obtain a one-off investment rebate of 8 % (it can be deducted from the taxable profit).

 
Sector/Industry:
All sectors
Resources:
Energy, Materials, Water
Tags:
Energy savings, investment
 

Ecolizer

Ecodesign tool for product designers to calculate the environmental impact of their product, both as a whole and for each step in the life cycle.

 
Sector/Industry:
All manufacturing industries
Resources:
Energy, Materials, Water
 

Chemical Leasing Toolkit

Chemical Leasing is a business model based on the Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) concept, which promotes the efficient use of resources, minimisation of waste and emissions, and reduction of health and environmental risks.

 
Sector/Industry:
All manufacturing industries
Resources:
Materials, Water, Waste
 

Waste Heat Recovery Tool

Using this simple MS Excel-based tool, companies can calculate their ventilation heat losses and the benefits and savings of implementing a heat-recovery system.

 
Sector/Industry:
All sectors
Resources:
Energy
 

The Hub - Enquiry Helpline

The helpline can be contacted by telephone, e-mail and web chat. The service provides basic information and advice to anyone who calls and makes enquiries.

 
Sector/Industry:
All sectors
Resources:
Energy, Materials, Water
 

Business Wales - support services and business casing

A suite of resources to assist a user in developing a financial business case. The accompanying guide shows users how to prepare a robust business case to support a proposed investment decision, and how to present a strong investment case to senior management or external lenders.

 
Sector/Industry:
All sectors
Resources:
Materials, Water, Waste
 

Tekes Energy aid

Business Finland offers energy aid or grants to climate- and environment-friendly investment and investigation projects that promote:  1) the production or use of renewable energy  2) stimulate energy savings or improving efficiency of energy production or use 3) otherwise replacing the energy sy

 
Sector/Industry:
All sectors
Resources:
Energy