16 Aug 2022 – Free State Industrial Symbiosis Programme Business Opportunity Workshop

The National Cleaner Production Centre South Africa (NCPC-SA) in collaboration with the Free State Department of Economic, Small Business Development, Tourism & Environmental Affairs invites you to join the Free State Industrial Symbiosis Programme (Free State ISP) through the Business Opportunity Workshop.

What is Industrial Symbiosis?

Industrial Symbiosis (IS) is a resource-efficient approach, where unused or residual resources (material, energy, water, waste, assets, and logistics) of one company are used by another. The NCPC-SA is the custodian of Industrial Symbiosis Programmes in Gauteng, KwaZulu Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga and more recently, Free State.

How does it work?

Industrial Symbiosis uses a unique facilitation approach to rapidly match member companies’ underutilized resources with those who can utilize them. The programme actively supports its members to realise business opportunities or “synergies”.

Who should attend?

The workshop is aimed at representatives from any company with residual waste or resources plus,

  • Managers of industrial facilities
  • Government and municipal officials working in the energy and waste sections
  • Heavy Emitting Mining industries personnel
  • Construction and environmental companies
  • Waste/recycling companies and Waste Entrepreneurs
  • Science and technology labs and educational institutions (e.g., universities)

Benefits of attending the workshop is an increase in:

  • Profits
  • Sales
  • New business opportunity
  • Jobs
  • Utilisation of Assets
  • Innovation and Knowledge Transfer

To view Industrial Symbiosis Case Studies and more information visit: www.ncpc.co.za.

Event details:

Date: Tuesday, 16 Aug 2022
Time: 09:00 to 14:00
Venue: The President Hotel, Bloemfontein


Register below by 08 Auguste 2022 or contact Matimba Makhani at MMakhani@csir.co.za for more information.

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