The Industrial Symbiosis Project conducted by the Bursa Eskisehir Bilecik Development Agency (BEBKA), brings independent enterprises together to encourage environmental sustainability. A group has been established, and is receiving support from the Newton-Katip Çelebi Fund, to explore how to transition to a low carbon economy and increase resource efficiency in Bursca Eskisehir Bilecik.

Industrial Symbiosis Conference 

The Industrial Symbiosis Conference will take place 1 February 2017 and will expand the industrial symbiosis network. The conference will provide a space for professionals and academics to explore questions about industrial symbiosis and sustainability.

Throughout the full day conference, sessions will be held on the following topics:

• Industrial Symbiosis Practices in the United Kingdom

• Industrial Symbiosis Practices in Turkey

• Industrial Symbiosis Sample Projects 


A project brokerage fair will take place along side the conference. The fair will being together researchers, entrepreneurs, industrialists and other stakeholders working on industrial symbiosis. 

The fair will explore the following topics:

• Waste management and assessment 

• Resource management and pollution prevention

• Energy management 

• Information, communication, and management systems

• other

There will be an opportunity for face to face meetings between researchers and industrials through which projects will be explored.