Clean technology sector in Victoria
The Victorian Government recognises that clean technology is more than an industrial sector. In fact, clean technology is considered a collection of commercial technologies, products, services and processes that measure, reduce, eliminate, remediate or prevent environmental problems.
Applications of clean technology
As an area of enabling technology, cleantech has applications across the economy, including in the provision of:
- green construction
- land management
- water management services and technologies
- waste management and conversion
- energy engineering
- energy efficiency services
- carbon markets.
Victorian cleantech companies
Victorian cleantech companies are developing a healthy reputation for successfully delivering green buildings, energy efficiency, innovative water management and waste treatment systems for major international projects.
Victoria has significant competitive advantages in cleantech, including:
- workforce skills
- availability of natural resources
- a strong R&D base
- proven capabilities in commercialising new technology and protecting intellectual property.
The Department of Business and Innovation is currently surveying Victorian cleantech capability with a view to developing a cleantech strategy.
Trade and Investment Opportunities
Victoria’s cleantech industry is internationally competitive and offers innovative products and services and opportunities for partnerships and investment.
With significant competitive advantages in green buildings, water and waste management, carbon markets and services and other environmental technologies and services, Victoria is well placed to engage with global companies.For further information contact email@example.com.