For 25 years already, Proklima has been promoting integrated ozone and climate protection in the cooling sector worldwide, focusing on the use of natural refrigerants and foam blowing agents.

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Proklima advises the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

Policy advice, capacity building, awareness raising, and knowledge transfer are in the centre of Proklima’s activities. On behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), it supports the German government and is actively involved in meetings and conferences on the Montreal Protocol such as MOP, OEWG and ExCom. Through numerous publications and events, it informs both the professional audience and the general public about the latest developments of sustainable cooling. One of its lighthouse projects is the so-called Cool Training on the save handling of natural refrigerants for trainers, technicians and policy makers.

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Call for Green Coo­ling Pro­ject Ide­as

12.11.2020 , News :

You would like to take your product to a new market, pilot an innovative technology or train suppliers to improve the quality of your products and services? Take part in the ideas competition until December 31!

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Providing climate-friendly (based on natural refrigerants) and energy-efficient cooling solutions is a key to protecting the climate and catering to people’s vital needs around the world. It’s what makes Green Cooling so important – and where the GIZ program comes into play. (opens in a new window)was set up over 20 years ago to foster the involvement of the private sector in areas where business opportunities and development policy initiatives overlap. To this end, the programme offers financial and technical support for companies that want to do business or have already begun operating in developing and emerging economies.

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Read more information about the process, the application criteria and two case studies of how Green Cooling projects could look like.

The Green Cooling Initiative (as part of GIZ Proklima) wants to specifically encourage actors in the cooling sector, such as manufacturers and end users of cooling equipment, to submit their project ideas.

Mi­ni­mum cri­te­ria for your par­ti­ci­pa­ti­on

  • Minimum annual turnover of EUR 800,000
  • At least two years on the market
  • At least 8 employees

Use this check-list (opens in a new window) to find out whether your company and your project idea meet the criteria for participation in the develoPPP program.