Book your place TODAY for the 15th Forum on Eco-innovation and UNEP Roundtable on Eco-innovation

On behalf of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the European Commission, Directorate General for the Environment, you are invited to participate in the joint 15th Forum on Eco-innovation and the UNEP Roundtable on Eco-innovation that will take place on 12 and 13 November 2013 in Hanoi, Vietnam.


The event is titled Cutting waste…Resource efficiency and eco-innovation for sustainable food chains. It will gather key European and Asian players from the private and public sectors, technical institutions and intermediaries working with small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to unlock the potential of eco-innovation and resource efficiency to positively affect global food chains and reduce food waste —turning negative impacts into a profitable business and improved social opportunities.

What's in it for you?
The event will illustrate how resource efficiency and eco-innovation can contribute to more sustainable food chains—focusing on food processing, packaging and retail solutions. It will look into more detail in the food chain sub-sectors of food processing, packaging and retail solutions, highlighting:

  • the drivers for tackling food waste via international cooperation,
  • innovative solutions for processing, packaging and retailing food, and,
  • opportunities for businesses to partner and network.

The Forum will include a separate EC sponsored brokerage event organized in the context of the Mission for Growth to Vietnam led by Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the European Commission. This brokerage event will allow participants to form new partnerships and launch collaborative project proposals.

For the full agenda, please click here.

Confirmed speakers are:


And many more...

The event language is English and simultaneous interpretation will be available in Vietnamese.

The European fora on Eco-Innovation are designed to increase networking opportunities and use innovative methods to generate value from time and knowledge!

What will be the output?
The joint event will create business opportunities for European and Asian participants and provide recommendations to policy makers to scale-up eco-innovation and to increase resource efficiency of the food supply chains.

What is the registration process?
Please note that attendance at the Forum is free but registration is required. The European Commission and the UNEP will not reimburse any expenses.

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We welcome your presence and look forward to your active participation.

Yours faithfully,
The EcoAP Forum Secretariat
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