Pollutec 2018 celebrate 40 years of environmental innovation in November


Pollutec 2018, the international trade show for environmental equipment technologies and service, celebrates its 40th anniversary.

This event takes place from 27 to 30 November 2018 at Lyon Eurexpo (in Lyon, South-Eastern France).

In the frame of the trade show Pollutec 2018, the European Water Jetting Institute, EWJI, organizes a European workshop about water jetting applications for industrial and municipal cleaning, on November 27.

Pollutec has become a key international event for all stakeholders involved in the environment and the climate – eco-industry, local authorities, and professionals in all related sectors, including manufacturing and tertiary activities.

The trade show reflects the diversity and richness of its markets and is also an opportunity for participants to discover the trends that will characterize the industry in the future.

More than ever, the 2018 exhibition illustrates Pollutec’s aim of supporting new opportunities, concrete choices and novel solutions in order to better meet the environmental, economic and social challenges facing companies, cities, and regions in the 21st century.

The trade show stands out as a provider of solutions for using resources more efficiently, fighting climate change and its regional impacts, improving living conditions and preserving biodiversity.

Pollutec 2018 will cover 14 broad themes, facilitating the development of interdisciplinary and integrated solutions such as sustainable cities, sustainable industry – infrastructure, networks and connections – and sustainable markets, which will all be relevant to specific needs and expectations: coastlines and the sea, hospitals, the tertiary/ service sector, as well as rural areas.

The best of eco-innovation in 90.000 m2

As an international exhibition, Pollutec 2018 will also focus on three broad regions: Africa, South-East Asia, and South America, with a special focus on Burkina Faso.

With 90.000 m2 dedicated to environmental innovation, Pollutec constitutes a unique forum for eco-innovation and cleantech: 2.200 exhibitors and 73.000 industry professionals are expected at the trade fair, with 128 countries represented.

For the 2018 exhibition, the organizers are going further still by setting up the very first international summit for cities and regions driving to the circular economy, in conjunction with Grand Lyon (the city of Lyon and its region).

The event will include plenary sessions, themed operational workshops and local authority/ business speed-dating sessions, in order to encourage the implementation of local projects based on co-operation between public- and private-sector players as well as civil society.