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European Regional Process - Preview session
Kick-off meeting of the European Regional Process towards the 7th World Water Forum takes place on May 19, 2014 from 10:00 to 16:00 at MCE Conference Center in Brussels. Read more Presentations and meeting report are now available HERE
News & Ongoing Events
ABC - African Business Culture
Access 2 Innovation is arranging a Crash Course on African Business Culture. The event takes place on April 23, 2014 in Aalborg. Read more
Danish Water Technology House in Singapore
New information from Challenge:water and the Freshwater Centre about the Danish Water Technology House in Singapore. New staff has been hired to market Danish companies, and companies interested in selling their products and services to the South East Asian market may wish to learn more about this and the participation in the Singapore Water Week. Read about the opening of Danish Water Technology House and DWTH participation at Singapore International Water Week HERE
WssTP stakeholder conference
WssTP announces the 2014 edition of its annual stakeholder conference "Water Innovation Europe". This year's theme is "Water: green tape or blue gold?" focusing on the economic and business potential of the European water sector and on providing input to Horizon2020 Work Programme for 2016-2017. The event will take place on June 25-26, 2014 in Brussels. Read more
New EIP Water action groups
EIP Water has selected 16 new action groups to be included in the partnership. One of them is "DIS-SMEs - Demand-Driven Innovation Support for SMEs through the Network of National Water Partnerships" led by EWP European Water Partnership, Belgium and with active participation of Danish Water Forum. Read more
The Export Association's EKSPORT AKADEMI is hosting a conference (in Danish) on "Export Financing" on May 14, 2014 at Jyske Bank, Hjulmagervej 8 in Vejle. The conference will be looking into different funding opportunities for export activities. Read more (in Danish)
Danish Embassy in India posts water-article in Times of
India, 22 March
The Danish Embassy posted an article relating India water problems to Danish solutions. See the article HERE
DWRIP Annual Meeting
The 8th Annual Water Research Meeting was held on 30 January 2014 at KU Science, Frederiksberg. The meeting was arranged by Danish Water Research & Innovation Platform and DWF. Final programme and presentations are now available HERE
News from European Innovation Partnership for Water - follow the development within existing Action Groups and up-coming Action Groups as well as other activities within this new approach to EU research and innovation. For more information and to sign up for news, see EWP webpage HERE
Det Miljøteknologiske Udviklings- og Demonstrationsprogram bevilger nu 70 mio. kr. til nye løsninger, der kan hjælpe danske virksomheder helt i front inden for grøn teknologi. Fokus er i 2014 på vand og klimatilpasning, cirkulær økonomi og genanvendelse af ressourcer i affald, renere luft og mindre støj, en modernisering af industriens miljøindsats og færre problematiske kemikalier. Ansøgningsfrist: 28. maj 2014, kl. 12.00. Se mere her
Invitation to participate in Interest Group in Brazil
Danish Water Technology Group: Following up on the export drives towards Brazil in 2009, 2012 and the successful delegation visit from the utilities SABESP, COPASA and SANEPAR in November 2013, DWTG has decided to initiate an interest group (Erfa-gruppe) on this market and invites companies to attend the first meeting, April 1st, 2014 in Silkeborg. Read more
Singapore International Water Week
Danish Water Technology Group invites Danish companies to join the Danish Pavilion around Water Expo during Singapore Water Week as well as the opening of Danish Water Technology House in Singapore. The Danish Minister for the Environment will participate in both events. 1-5 June 2014. Read more
8th World Water Forum 2018 to be hosted in Brazil
During its 51st Board of Governors' meeting the World Water Council has selected the city of Brasilia to welcome the 8th World Water Forum in 2018. Unfortunately, this leaves Denmark, who had also bid for the event, as the loser in this competition. The focus of the Danish campaign was the need for new solutions based on the water, energy and food nexus to overcome global water scarcity and promote the export of green solutions. Denmark will continue its international activities to achieve this goal. Congratulations to Brazil. Read more (in Danish)
Danish Water Forum participates in access2innovation
A project to promote a commercial approach to poverty reduction, where partners come together to work out solutions to concrete problems in the developing world and allow business partners to access vast new markets with sustainable products which are in demand. Read more
European Water Association Seminar
The European Water Association is organizing an annual seminar on water policy in the EU. Topics are overview of EU institutions and EU decision-making processes, "Who is who in water" in the EU? and EU water legislation and water-related policy. This year the seminar takes place on June 16, 2014 in Brussels. Read more
INDOWATER EXPO & FORUM 2014
Invitation from the Trade Council at the Danish Embassy in Jakarta to participate in a Danish pavilion at INDOWATER EXPO & FORUM 2014. May 21-23, 2014 in Surabaya, Indonesia. See Invitation and Call for papers for further information:
- Call for papers
News from European Water Partnership
The European Water Stewardship programme. The campaign includes a net water-goal among the sustainable development goals to replace the 2015 goals - the Millennium Development Goals - and an invitation to participate in the discussion on how to address the long-term sustainability of food production. See more
SThe Third Nordic Conference on Climate Change Adaptation
The conference is a follow-up to the highly successful conferences in Stockholm (2010) and Helsinki (2012) and aims to bring together scientists, practitioners and policy-makers with a particular interest in the Nordic region. August 25-27, 2014 in Copenhagen. Read more
7th WWF - First Announcement
The 7th World Water Forum has issued its First Announcement, which will serve as guiding principles for the work leading to 2015 and beyond. The 7th World Water Forum will take place in Daegu Gyeongbuk in the Republic of Korea, April 12-17, 2015. Read more
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
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