Development of environmental companies in Hungary using different EU funds “Brussels meets Zagreb” Module 1, February 24-25, 2011
Balazs Morvai Project developerand manager Environmentalconsultant Soil protectionresearcher Co-owner ofEurope Universitas Ltd.
Projecting Innovative - creative Pro-active Communicative Engineering Financing Green Social sensitive
Managing Project development, planning Arranging financial sources, funding Coordination of activities Technical and financial supervision, problem solving Project maintenance
Who? Everyone needs (to be able) to manage (funding) projects!
EU member Pre-accessionfunds --- 2004 --- Strategic funds Cohesion funds Social funds Agricultural funds
Companydevelopment European innovation of an env. private small size company Complex development of env. partner companies using EU economy and regional dev. funds Sector development of env.export
Europeaninnovation of an SME Private, established 1996 Staff around 25 Annual income around 2,000 k€ Environmental Management, Research and Technology Development Ltd
EU innovation 5-6-7th framework programs for research, technology development and demonstration RTD projects, integrated projects, STREPs, etc. training networks, concerted actions, networks of excellence, coordinated actions, etc.
EU networking Authority bodies Central-Eastern Europe Industry
EU networking Decision makers – environmental experts – investors – producers 51 participantsfrom 20 countries Yearly plenary meetings Working group meetings3 times a year Position Papers
EU inno-results • 10years experience andsuccessful collaboration with • the CAT Alliance network • COWI from Denmark • ENVIROS from UK • TAUW from the Netherlands • TETRA TECH Inc (USA) • Phase I-II site investigation
EU inno-results Environmentalbiotechnology Department of Environmental Protection Institute of Environmental ManagementSzent István University
EU future Own offices: Agruniver Holding – Hungary Enviro East – Romania North Enviro – Slovakia Local partners: Serbia Croatia Bosnia-Herzegovina
EU future 40 site investigations in Croatia in 2010-11
Complex deve- lopment of partners Structural-social funds – specific operational programs (OP) Economy OP Regional development OP Energy – environment OP Social renewal OP
Nationaldevelopment plans NFT 2004-2006 UMFT 2007-2010 USZT 2011-2013
Economy OP Innovation (mainly applied research, party machinery, infrastructure, etc.) Technology development (mainly machinery, know-how, partly infrastructure, IT, training, accreditation, etc.) Others: employment, management, IT, marketing, finance (credits)
Regional OP Complex development of industrial areas and parks Development of operation facilities (production sites) Business incubator centers Mainly: building – infrastructure, partly machinery, IT, others
Energy-Environment OP Use of alternative energy (solar, wind, waste - biomass, geothermic, water) Reconstruction of buildings, heating and lighting system, etc. for more efficient energy consumption
Socialrenewal OP Training of employee (general, specific, IT use, languages, etc.) Workplace health care programs and actions including recreation and sport activities
Conditions Requirement: maintenance or increase of employment and economical activity (annual income) Funding rate is around 40-60% (Budapest and its region 20-30%) Typical fund amount is around 40-400 k€
Complex deve- lopment of partner c. Around 10 small-medium size private partner companies Established early 1990’s Annual income around 3,000 - 5,000 k€ each Mainly waste management
Technologydevelopment Recycling of hazardous wastes, i.e. distillation of organic solvents 2 x 3 years ~ 2 x 370 k€50/70% PALOTA EnvironmentalLtd.
Technologydevelopment Composting technology and unit for treatment of organic solid wastes 3 years 150 k€ 50%
Technologydevelopment Iron separator from ash of hazardous waste incinerator plant 1 years 80 k€50%
Facilitydevelopment Construction of 4 x 80 m3 tanks for liquid hazardous wastes 0.5 year ~ 90 k€25% PALOTA EnvironmentalLtd.
Facilitydevelopment Construction of 2 warehouses and a truck repairing – washing unit 1 year ~ 290 k€50%
Businessincubation centre Reconstruction of an old office-maintenancebuilding Budapest, XV.distr.
Businessincubation centre 9 offices, 4 repairing unit, 2 labs, management unit, meeting room
Businessincubation centre Specially forenvironmentalenterprises ~ 480 k€70%
Sectordevelopment Environmentalexport cluster Management organization:National Association of Environmental Companies
Environmentalexport cluster Export targets: Region of Hungary, South-East Europe, North Africa, Middle East and Far East, USA
Environmentalexport cluster Cluster services: database of tenders & local partners, common marketing and innovation, project generation, training, etc.
Environmentalexport cluster Around 15 members PALOTA EnvironmentalLtd.
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