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Our hope for a sustainable future is in safe hands!

October 29, 2019

There has been a deluge of debate and discussion, claims, counter-claims and fact checking around the climate crisis we are facing here in Australia and of course globally.  However while our leaders are all defending their positions, it’s refreshing to see our kids are actively looking for solutions!    Here at #NCTCE2021 we were recently…

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Regions have a competitive advantage in Cleantech

September 23, 2019

The future of the Australian Cleantech industry depends on the sector’s ability to connect with decision-makers and investors, have a measurable impact and drive its own sustainable growth. Regional areas of Australia are rapidly recognising the importance of encouraging clean technology investment, innovation and solutions to drive sustainable economic growth, minimise environmental impact and create…

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September 10, 2019

The National Cleantech Conference & Exhibition (NCTCE) today launched it’s 2021 event inviting the Cleantech industry across Australia to submit their ideas for inclusion in the program. NCTCE2021 will provide a nationally focused platform for the Cleantech industry to come together, this time in Brisbane, at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on 22-23 March…

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How business clusters will ensure a strong and collaborative future for the Australian cleantech industry

May 9, 2019

By Bianca Dragomir, speaker the 2019 National Clean Technologies Conference & Exhibition and CEO of Avaesen Cluster Technological progress is getting exponential. From computing power to our understanding of genetics, change is occurring now more quickly than ever before. In the realm of renewable energy, the price of solar power alone has been dropping to…

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Sustainability is about more than thinking ‘green’

May 7, 2019

By Rory Martin, speaker the 2019 National Clean Technologies Conference & Exhibition and Sustainability Manager, Frasers Property Australia   When we think about what’s possible in sustainable development, it’s easy to jump straight to a solution or get caught up on what things will look like. I believe the most important aspect of sustainable design…

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Sustainable power solution transforms classrooms into hives of energy

April 30, 2019

By David Wrench, speaker at the 2019 National Clean Technologies Conference & Exhibition and Executive Director, Hivve Technology.   The impact of changes in Australian electricity markets and a growing community desire to embrace environmentally sustainable practices is leading schools to consider how they meet their future energy needs.   School budget  power supply systems…

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Rethinking the Global Economy – How Micro Industries will Facilitate the Shift to a Circular Economy

April 30, 2019

By Brad Jeavons, speaker the 2019 National Clean Technologies Conference & Exhibition and Principal Consultant of SA Partners Globalisation over the last 30 years has delivered many great outcomes for our world. It has enabled lesser developed countries such as China, India and many more to prosper economically. Globalisation has also reduced the price we (organisations…

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Why the Circular Economy is such a hot topic

April 30, 2019

By Graham Ross, speaker the 2019 National Clean Technologies Conference & Exhibition and Co-Founder of BlockTexx   Circular economy thinking is not new, leading think tank, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation has been cheerleading CE principles to governments and industry for almost twenty years. European countries have been adopting and integrating strategies to capture and reuse…

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Local Government Case Study – Procurement for innovation

April 24, 2019

One of the game-changing services to be provided through Cleantech Innovations Geelong, is procurement for innovation, also known as forward commitment procurement. This innovative method stimulates market demand and supply through public procurement. Using the substantial buying power of public sector procurement, this method is a way to move markets to more clean tech options.…

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Going green to achieve lean

April 17, 2019

Traditionally Lean and Green have operated independently within the business ecosystem. Organisations have looked to achieve economic gains through the implementation of continuous improvement techniques separately to achieving environmentally sustainable business changes. Lean as an approach originated out of cultural and improvement techniques used at Toyota, which they call Toyota Production Systems (TPS). By practising…

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