22.05.2018 09:00 to 16:00
Ministry of Industry and Trade
Na Frantisku 32
Prague 1
Czech Republic

Workshop objectives:

  • To bring together resource efficiency and business support intermediaries from public and private sector, and policy makers responsible for resource efficiency and circular economy agenda.
  • To share knowledge and experience on public support programmes as well as specific tools for identification of resource efficiency potential in SMEs, and learn from each other.
  • To enable networking and engage intermediaries from relevant countries into EREK activities.
  • To allow participants to explore EREK website and its features, and fill in the self-assessment questionnaires.

Target audience:

The main group of participants shall consist of intermediaries (national public agencies as well as private organizations) and public administration bodies responsible for resource efficiency topic (e.g. ministries) from, in particular, Central and Eastern Europe countries, including Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. Representatives from other countries are also welcomed and will be invited.


9:00 – 9:50

Registration & Welcome addresses

9:50 – 11:00

Block 1: How the policy context can trigger resource efficiency

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 13:00

Block 2: Tools for identification of RE potential in SMEs

13:00 – 14:00


14:00 – 16:00

Block 3: How to set up a successful resource efficiency support programmes for SMEs?



Farewell coffee

Each block consists of three presentations (60 – 90 minutes) followed by 30 minutes of facilitated discussion. Presenters will be from EcoBusinessPlan Vienna, Effizienz-Agentur NRW, EMPRESS, ENVIROS, the European Commission, ifu Hamburg, IHOBE, Ministry of Trade and Industry of Czech Republic, Technopolis Group, and VDI ZRE.

You can find a detailed agenda as an attachement at the bottom of this page.



Ministry of Industry and Trade

Na Františku 32, Prague 1


Enviros and Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic

Content: collapsible panels