Delegation from Turkey with strong ambitions visits Complex Cleantech Solutions (CCS) in Copenhagen

The delegation has strong green growth ambitions. With € 24 Bn to develop various sectors, they wished to learn more about Danish cleantech activities and looked to Copenhagen Complex Cleantech Solutions (CCS) for inspiration on sustainability

The high level delegation from Anatolia GAP region, Turkey visited Copenhagen from 12th to 14th March 2012. The Turkish Government has prioritized economic growth in the GAP region and has allotted € 24 Bn to develop various sectors of their society such as education, economy and infrastructure. Sustainability remains central to their development in these sectors.

Memorandum of Understanding signed
The delegation entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Danish Technological Institute to cooperate on education, research and technology. Thereafter the delegation visited Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster with the aim of learning more about Danish cleantech initiatives.

Delegation introduced to Danish companies' initiatives
Complex Cleantech Solutions (CCS) led the process of facilitating discussions between the delegation and Danish organisations. CCS invited relevant Danish companies as part of the introduction of Danish competencies within cleantech such as The Municipality of Copenhagen, Rambøll, Rockwoll, Henning Larsen Architects and Danish Hydrological Institute all of who presented their organisations and introduced the delegation to their respective initiatives within sustainability and energy efficiency.

Excited delegation looks forward to possible CCC collaboration
Subsequently, the delegation visited 'The Green Lighthouse' at the University of Copenhagen, as an example of sustainable building. This generated great interest from the delegation. The delegation left Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster enlightened and very excited about a possible collaboration between the GAP region and the Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster.

On 9 May 2014, the members of Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster and Lean Energy Cluster approved the merger of the two organisations in order to form a new cleantech cluster, CLEAN. Go to CLEAN's website