International Cleantech Network
The City Solutions Platform is a collaborative forum for engagement between innovative private sector solutions providers and megacities with complex challenges from the c40 network.
ICN members Clean Tech Delta and CLEAN are part of the SCALE-UP initiative, a North Sea Region network supported and encouraged by ICN.
Northern Connections is a partnership involving ICN clusters, cities, regions and kowledge institutions working together to create innovative solutions in the energy sector accross the North Sea Region.
In 2017, ICN successfully facilitated the COSME/EC2i project submission. 5 ICN Clusters were awarded a total of €450,000 for matchmaking missions to China and the United States.
The aim of the COOLSWEEP (2013-2015) project was to identify and deliver innovative coordination activities to streamline and harmonize regional initiatives within the waste-to-energy sector at the transnational level.
The members of ICN are characterized by their public-private setups which involves SMEs and other stakeholders from various industries such as water, circular economy and energy. Together, ICN clusters mobilize a large breadth of cleantech ecosystems. ICN’s 19members meet on a regular basis, have personal relationships and mutual trust and confidence, all of which are key to the organization's activities. These members represent the world’s leading cleantech regions, connecting thousands of organizations consisting of businesses, public authorities and research institutions.