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08 Oct - 10 Oct Hong Kong and Guangzhou

Energy from Waste Delegation to China

In conjunction with Ms. Anna-Karin Hatt, Minister for Information Technology and Energy, 8-10 October 2013

Business Sweden in cooperation with the Embassy in Beijing, Consulate General in Hong Kong and the Government Offices of Sweden will arrange a business delegation to Hong Kong and Guangzhou with the aim of further strengthening cooperation within Clean-tech between Sweden and China. The Business delegation will be held in conjunction with Ms. Anna-Karin Hatt's, Minister for Information Technology and Energy, visit to China.

Sweden as a country has a strong brand and is well known for its knowledge and experience when it comes to environmental technology and Swedish companies can provide various solutions. China has for a long time sought Swedish cooperation when it comes to these areas and there is a great interest in Swedish solutions. The holistic Swedish perspective, described in the SymbioCity concept, get lots of attention.  

Hong Kong recently launched a waste management blueprint for the coming 10 years in order to tackle the major challenges Hong Kong faces. The plan includes measures to reduce waste as well as to increase recycling and develop waste to energy solutions.  

China has to develop and apply energy saving technique and renewable energy to achieve the objective of energy conservation and emission reduction as required by the 12th Five-Year-Plan. Guangzhou is taking the lead in South China and the Provincial government emphasises on the promotion of low-carbon and green concepts as well as on the integrated control of urban and rural environments.   Companies related to one or several of the following areas are welcome/ invited to participate:  

  • Waste Management  

  • Energy Efficiency in Buildings  

  • Transportation solutions based on renewables

Register your interest for more information below. We will contact you as soon as possible with more information.

In cooperation with:

Government office of Sweden, Embassy of Sweden Beijing, Consulate General Hong Kong

* SymbioCity
SymbioCity –  Sustainability by Sweden is a platform for joint marketing of Swedish  competence in sustainable city development and environmental technique. The  concept emphasizes a holistic view on the different urban functions of the  city. It has been developed by Business Sweden in conjunction with the  Swedish Government and Swedish Industry with the purpose of supporting  Swedish companies in their internationalization process. 

The registration for this event is overdue. Please contact us for more information.