The CLEANTECH Initiative Ostdeutschland (CIO) connects business, science and research as well as professional associations and institutions in the Cleantechfield across sectors and frontiers. It is aimed at allowing the stakeholders in the new eastern federal states of Germany to further grow economically and increasing their export strength.
The CIO is an initiative of the commissioners of the Federal Government for the new eastern federal states of Germany.
Achieve both a competitive advantage with our performances such as co-operative projects, supplier workshops, CIO Campus, working groups, service and information provision and business successes in our areas of activity: Innovation, internationalisation and investment through active participation in a sustainably operating network!
Our platform allows you to access databases, such as: database for companies and scientific institutions,
Co-operation exchange, exchange for Bachelor’s/Master’s theses and traineeship exchange
CIO lead markets
Cleantech comprises different lead markets which contribute to conserving resources and improving both climate and environment.
These lead markets are counted among the growth markets of the future and are subject to a continuous development process:
The lead market Environmentally Friendly Energies and Energy Storage includes the renewable energies, as well as the energy storage, the area of efficient networks, as well as the environmentally friendly use of fossil fuels. more
The lead market Circular Economy includes the collection and transport of waste, the recycling and dumping of waste, as well as the clean-up of the environment. more
The lead market Energy efficiency ranges from energy-efficient
buildings and industrial plants up to energy-efficient equipment and
production processes. more
The lead market Sustainable water management includes the catchment
andtreatment of water, the wastewater disposal, as well as
technologies for increasing their efficiency. more
The lead market Sustainable mobility includes all alternative
fuels and drive technologies as well as the environmental
traffic infrastructure and traffic control. more
The lead market Raw material and material efficiency includes new
materials, material-efficient processes and cross-sectional technologies,
e.g. the nanotechnology or biotechnology. more
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Learn more about the initiative and the Cleantech fields. Further interesting information can be found in the sections CIO lead markets, federal state information and CIO areas of activity. more
CIO-review of events
Learn more about our events as well as activities already carried out. The presentations are available. more