Within the wide field of resource efficiency this competence platform focuses on a narrow but important subarea: SMEs from the manufacturing sector. In this context we understand resource efficiency to be “reducing the use and the costs of energy, material and water in the production process and product life cycle”.
In principal this resource efficiency atlas provides a country-specific entry point to a one-stop-shop on resource efficiency for all policy makers and stakeholders. But there is also an international dimension to resource efficiency. In this section “EU / International “ actors, financial instruments or publications with an international dimension can be found.
The following text boxes are your entry point to the respective thematic areas.