HOT DWF Topics
Denmark No.1 in sustainable energy!. The World Energy Council has just released their 2016-report and Denmark comes in as No. 1 in best management of energy in a sustainable way. Read the whole report HERE
Environment Olympiad: Danish Water Forum together with the Royal Danish Embassy in India are conducting the First Environmental Olympiad in Indian schools. The objective is to share the global best practices in the environmental sector which Denmark pioneers in. The first edition of the Olympiad has already seen around 10.000 students from across India participating. More INFO HERE
Global water award seeking nominees!. UAE Water Aid Foundation and the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award is seeking nominees for the USD 1 million global. Deadline 30 September 2016: See more HERE.
President of Sabesp visited Denmark on 2 September on his way back from Stockholm Water. The DWF Sabesp group provided demo of Danish water technology. The group is working on extending corporation with Sabesp. More info HERE
DWF has signed a MoU with Sabesp. Sabesp, who is the water supply company in Sao Paulo has signed an MoU with DWF on corporation. The MoU was negotiated by AVK on behalf of DWF. A group under DWF is currently working with Sabesp. If you are interested, contact DWF or check AVK HERE.
Nordic corporation: During the Stockholm Water Week the Nordic networks met to discuss further corporation. Get more info HERE
DWF: Knowledge partner at the Everything about Water Conference in India in August. DWF has been approached by the organisers of the biggest water event in India to ask for our support, being a knowledge partner. See more HERE
Current research and innovation initiatives
and calls in the water business (meeting in Danish)
DWF arrangerer i samarbejde med Innovationsfonden gå-hjem-møde om nye calls i Innovationsfonden, Forsk 2025, forberedelse og indspil til det næste arbejdsprogram i Horizon 2020 mm. Torsdag den 10. marts 2016, kl. 14:30-17:00 hos GEUS. Læs mere HER
Circular economy in the water sector 1 March 2016: DWF is together with "Kemi i Kredsløb" hosting a full day meeting, which puts focus on the circular economy in the water sector. The aim of the meeting is to assess the potential for the circular economy in the sector. see more HERE. Sign up HERE
Overview of Danish Research projects, September 2015: DWF has updated the overview of on-going and recent projects in the water sector. Find the updated list HERE
DWF Calendar of Events in
See flyer HERE
News and Ongoing Events
News and Ongoing Events
Nordic Water 2016
"The role of Hydrology Towards Water Resources Sustainability" is a conference series focused on water resources, hydrology and related sciences. The XXIX Nordic Hydrological Conference will be held on August 8-10 at the Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas - Lithuania. Read more HERE
The growing importance of the water sector
markets in Pakistan, India and Bangladesh - opportunities for Danish
Meeting organized by Asia House in cooperation with Danish Water Forum and the Trade Council, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. September 15, 2015, 13:45-17:30 at Asia House, Copenhagen. Registration deadline: September 8th. Read more HERE
Danish delegation visited
the water utilities of Sao Paulo in June
More than 13 Danish companies joined forces in February 2015 and responded to an "emergency call" from one of Sao Paulo's water utilities. The Danish companies drafted a concept proposal which highlighted Danish solutions to many of the problems incurred by the Brazilian water utility. In June a Danish delegation, representing the many Danish companies went to Brazil and presented our solutions within groundwater management and mapping, leakage detection, metering, energy optimization, and special treatment. The work has been coordinated by DWF and AVK with support from the Danish Consulate in Sao Paulo and has shown that concerted actions with a wider group of Danish companies could be the way forward to open new doors to export of Danish water knowhow and technology. Next step has been launched with direct discussions on specific topics. For more information please contact DWF.
Join Weftec, Chicago, for Danish pavilion and marketing activities - 25-30th Sept. 2015, Danish Water Technology Group (Danish Export Association) in cooperation with the Water Technology Alliance at the Consulate General of Denmark in Chicago invite you to join the Pavilion of Denmark at the WEFTEC, including Knowledge Forum and VIP Tour. See more HERE.
Contribute to Amsterdam International Water Week taking place this year in November 2-6 with the topic 'Integrated solutions for a circular economy and resilient cities'. In 2013 more than 25.000 professionals visited the Amsterdam International Water Week - AIWW and contributed to the discussion. More information HERE.
The EU-Vietnam Business Network announces the upcoming GREEN TECHNOLOGIES TRADE MISSION TO VIETNAM on November 24-27, 2015 for all European countries, in particular SME's interested in the Vietnamese market related to Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Water Management and Waste Management. Participation fee of €2,890 includes also exhibition booth and accommodation. See HERE for more information. Deadline for registration, July 31st.
Save that date - Next EIP Water Conference takes place on 10 February 2016 in Leeuwarden, Netherlands. This event follows the second EIP Water Conference, in November 2014 in Barcelona, where over 400 attendees participated in enlightening discussions on connecting water innovation demand and supply, learned about the activities of 25 EIP Water Action Groups, identified opportunities for collaboration and helped shape European water innovation policy. Registration will open in autumn 2015. See more HERE.
Danish Water Forum
Your gateway to Danish Water Knowledge
Danish Water Forum is a network organisation that works to promote cooperation and knowledge sharing in the water sector. Our activities aim at spreading information about Danish water technologies and expertise globally
Danish Water Forum is a network of Danish water organizations aiming at highlighting Danish water expertise and knowledge and facilitating concerted actions. DWF represents:
· Contractors and manufacturers
· Water companies and consultants
· Research institutions
· Organisations and Government authorities
DWF is open to all Danish organizations within water and related sectors such as environment, agriculture, and health.
Knowledge, research and visibility of Danish solutions
With our activities we aim at:
· Strengthening Danish and international efforts in research, development and innovation
· Promoting knowledge sharing on national and global water challenges and solutions
· Strengthening the visibility of the Danish competence – a trademark of quality and efficiency
You can read more about our activities by signing up for our electronic newsletter.