Industrial Symbiosis Project Fair


The “Industrial Symbiosis Program”, conducted by Bursa Eskisehir Bilecik Development Agency (BEBKA), aims to bring independent enterprises together within the framework of using sustainable and innovative resources (waste, logistics, etc.), and to ensure financial gains by avoiding industry sourced environmental problems. Being developed to this end, “Industrial Symbiosis Capacity Increase Project for Transition to Low Carbon Economy and Resource Efficiency in the Region of Bursa Eskisehir Bilecik” has been entitled to receive support under the Newton-Katip Çelebi Fund.   

Industrial Symbiosis Conference and Project Fair

Within the project carried out by BEBKA with the joint efforts of the British Council and the support of the Newton-Katip Çelebi Fund, "Industrial Symbiosis Conference and Project Fair" will take place on 1 February 2017 to expand the current "industrial symbiosis" network, particularly including the researchers to attend the event in the network as an important resource for industrial symbiosis studies to be carried out at regional and national level.

To this end, during the full-day conference, sessions on the following topics will be held regarding political and legislative evaluations of the industrial symbiosis practices in the UK and in Turkey along with sample project pertaining to the topics:

• Industrial Symbiosis Practices in the United Kingdom

• Industrial Symbiosis Practices in Turkey

• Industrial Symbiosis Sample Projects 


A concurrent project brokerage event is planned to take place simultaneously with the conference. The purpose of the event is to bring together researchers, entrepreneurs, industrialists and other stakeholders working on industrial symbiosis. 

The following topics have been identified to be discussed within the context of the event; 

• Waste Management and Waste Assessment 

• Resource Management and Pollution Prevention

• Energy Management 

• Information, Communication, and Management Systems

• Other

The presentation of the projects will be conducted in the form of face to face meetings with researchers and industrialists.