EA Ecoentreprises

EA Ecoentreprises

Éa éco-entreprises is non-profit association, a specialised cluster in environmental and sustainable development of more than 140 members. Founded in 1996 by SMEs/SMIs and research laboratories of the water sector to promote the economic development of its affiliated members. In 2007, the cluster was certified by local Authorities as a “Regional Cluster for Innovation and Socially Responsible of Economic Development (PRIDES Label) for « Ecoenterprises & Sustainable Development ». Since 2010, Éa éco-entreprises is also the regional delegation of the pole Eau (international WATER cluster) in Provence Alps Côte d’Azur region. At a national level, Ea éco-entreprises is the coordinator of the “Water and Emerging Markets” task force of the Association for Promotion and Export Development of French Eco-technologies (PEXE) and also the representative of French SME-SMI at the French Water Partnership. Ea éco-entreprises developed international partnership with similar organizations such as:

  • AMEPA (Moroccan Association for Drinking Water and Sanitation); AEPA (Chilean Association for Environment)
  • ADOCAL (Colombian Association of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering) 
Ea éco-entreprises have been supporting/coordinating several projects involving its members (companies, research centres and local authorities…): 3 Projects APF (Regional call for innovation: involving SME’s, local authorities and research centres), 1 Project in the National call for innovation (involving SME’s & research centre), 2 projects in the National call for Single Inter-ministry Fund (involving SME’s, Group, Local authorities, research centres), 1 project in the EU Competitiveness Innovation Program Eco-innovation (SME & Research centre) and 1 project FP7 ( involving SME’s, groups and research centre).
Ea éco-entreprises will coordinate two work packages:
  • Work package 3 dedicated to define a joint action plan
  • Work package 6 supervising actions related to mentoring activities

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