Hot DWF topics
DWF General Assembly and open meeting 30 April 2013
The General Assembly will be held at GEUS, (Read more) followed by:
DWF Meeting: The Danish Growth Strategy on Water
An open meeting for DWF members and others, focussing on the growth strategy, presented by the DK government and including Min. Pia Olsen Dyhr. Presentations are available here
DWF opens office in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
DWF has been given an office space in the water administration of Gujarat. The office can be utilised by our members. Contact for more info
News & Ongoing Events
DHI and InvestorNet-Gate2Growth are participating in the EU financed project INNOWATER together with a number of European partners. On this occasion a webinar "Water International Information Day" is being arranged on June 10 at 12:15-13:45 and you are welcome to join it from your own computer. Read more
Development Research Grants
Invitation to information meetings in Aalborg and Copenhagen for potential applicants for research grants related to development research grants within the new Call 2014 for Phase 1 Applications from North and South Driven Development Research Projects. Read more
The concluding INNOWATER conference will present the final results of the INNOWATER project but mainly focus on discussing government support for innovation. June 19, 2013 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Read more
World Water Forum
The world’s largest forum for water is being held in Korea in 2015 and Denmark is now applying to host the WWF in 2018. Deadline for application is end of May 2013. A number of large Danish companies working in the field of water are among the originators of this initiative. As far as we know, we are competing with Brazil and Russia and we expect a decision to be taken during the autumn of 2013. Read more (in Danish)
Aquatech Amsterdam Exhibition
Danish Water Technology Group invites you to take part in the PAVILION OF DENMARK at the Aquatech Amsterdam Exhibition: the meeting place for international stakeholders within process water, drinking water and wastewater. November 5-8, 2013 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Read more and register HERE
- Draft Stand Design Aquatech 2013
Danish-Korean Green Growth Alliance
Invitation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to attend the 3rd meeting in the Danish-Korean Green Growth Alliance, scheduled to take place on May 30 at Eigtveds Pakhus in Copenhagen. The meeting will be hosted by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Villy Søvndal. Read more (in Danish)
Innowater - an EU-funded project with DHI as a Danish partner is planning a business trip to China. There is an opportunity to provide input to this trip and to participate in a workshop related to Innowater. Please contact DHI to participate.
- Programme for business trip to China
- Innowater Activities and Services 2013
- Globalization of Technology Transfer (draft final)
- TNA China EU Innowater
China National Development and Reform Commission
A delegation from China National Development and Reform Commission, led by Department of Resource Conservation and Environmental Protection, is in Denmark to study sustainable solutions. There is an opportunity to participate in a networking session on Friday 19th April. Please contact Danish Chinese Business Forum for more information.
- List of companies
- NDRC list of participants
DI invites to sustainable cities event in Paris 11-12 June 2013 See More
China Europe Water Platform seminar
Invitation til dialog om, hvorfor Kina er et interessant marked for danske vandteknologier, samt hvordan det er muligt for danske virksomheder at deltage i kommende projekter i Kina. Seminaret afholdes d. 18. april hos Syddansk Universitet i Odense. Se mere
BioKube gets patent for modular systems for wastewater treatment See more
Two DIIS conferences, co-sponsored by DWF: Fuelling industrial revolutions in developing countries (19 March) and Climate Change and Development Policies (20 March)
7th Annual Water Research Meeting
January 31st, 2013 in Copenhagen. The meeting was organised by the Danish Water Research & Innovation Platform and Danish Water Forum. Read more
BSR Innovation Express: Cluster-to-Cluster Conference - Matchmaking, grand challenges and funding possibilities. April 9-10 in Copenhagen. Read more
Business in the 'new' Africa
The Danish Export Association is organizing a conference offering concrete inputs on how to take advantage of the new opportunities (in Danish). April 30 in Vejle - Denmark. Read more
LIFE+ Call for Proposals 2013
The 2013 LIFE+ Call for Proposals was published by the European Commission on 19 February 2013. Deadline for submission of proposals is 25 June, 2013 at 16:00 hours. Read more
EWA European Policy Committee Meeting
EWA invites members of the European Policy Committee to the next EPC meeting, taking place on 25 April 2013, during Water Berlin International. If you are interested in attending the meeting, you are welcome to contact the DWF secretariat (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Letter of invitation
- Programme - Water Berlin International
3rd International Conference "Waters in Sensitive and
June 13-15, 2013 in Zagreb. The conference is co-organised by the Croatian Water Pollution Control Society and the EWA. New deadline for submission of abstracts is December 1st, 2012.
- 1st Announcement
- Description of topics
Estonia Chamber of Commerce
DWF visits Estonia Chamber of Commerce to present Danish water technology expertise, November 6th. Read more
Fra Bistand til Business
Den 5. september holdt DWF et møde om, hvordan man kan komme ind på markeder i lande, hvor Danida har været aktiv, men hvor bistanden afsluttes, og de almindelige markedsvilkår bliver afgørende. Se præsentationerne og konklusionerne fra den efterfølgende diskussion HER
Regeringen opretter nationalt testcenter for vandteknologi
Miljøminister Ida Auken vil oprette testcenter, der skal hjælpe grønne teknologivirksomheder med at få afprøvet deres produkter. Der er afsat 8,4 mio. kr. på finansloven for 2012 og yderligere 8,3 mio. kr. på finansloven for 2013. Den fremtidige drift af testcentret vil blive brugerfinansieret. Læs mere
DWF key activities include:
Innovative Green System Solutions (in Danish)
The Danish Agency for Science Technology and Innovation is supporting the establishment of a network focusing on new partnerships and innovative green export within the water sector.
- Danish-Indian Wastewater Demonstration partnership A Danish partnership, aiming at upgrading a wastewater treatment plant in India with Danish technology and knowhow.
- Danish-Indian Sludge partnership A Danish partnership, aiming at utilising sludge from wastewater treatment plants in India with Danish technology and knowhow.
- Knowledge Network for Water & Development
- Danish Water Research Platform
- Climate Change Network in Southern Africa Sharing knowledge on the impacts of climate change for water, health and food security in Southern Africa is the focus of this North-South cooperation activity.
Danish Water Forum
Your gateway to water knowledge!
Danish Water Forum is a network of Danish water organizations aiming at highlighting Danish water expertise and knowledge and facilitating concerted actions. The competences and high standards of its members make DWF an excellent entry point to the Danish water sector and its services within all aspects of water industry, technology, science and management. DWF represents:
- Contractors and manufacturers
- Water companies and consultants
- Research institutions
- Government authorities and NGOs
DWF is open to all Danish organizations within water and related sectors such as environment, agriculture, and health.
Knowledge, research, production, engineering, and management
With our activities we aim at:
- promoting export of innovative Danish solutions for the water sector
- strengthening cooperation in the Danish water sector
- enhancing the visibility of Danish water expertise
- linking water networks in North and South
You can read more about our activities by signing up for our electronic newsletter.