On the afternoon of April 16th, the Sino-Danish Water Technology Solution Seminar was successfully held during the IEexpo China 2019. This seminar aimed to provide a good impression of Danish advanced water technology and understanding of the U-S-E Water Project to the participants of the exhibition and broader audience. As a key partner of the U-S-E Water Project, Royal Danish Embassy in Beijing worked closely with Danish Export – Water China on the seminar. Alfa Laval, Danfoss, Grundfos, Hempel, Hexa-Cover, HF Jensen, IWA Denmark, KD Group, Landia and Ultraaqua UV as the representatives of leading Danish water technologies participated in the seminar.
More than 60 participants from various stakeholders actively attended the seminar and its networking session, including government agencies, design institutes, state-owned companies and private companies. Through this seminar, more information about Danish water technologies and the U-S-E Water Project were shared to the Chinese water market, and increasing Chinese enterprises are looking forward to work together with Danish water technologies.
After the opening announcement by Mr. Andreas Julskjaer, Head of Danish Export – Water, Ms. Marie Louise Flach de Neergaard, Minister Counsellor of Environment & Water and Food & Agriculture made the opening speech, expressing her good wishes to Sino-Danish cooperation on the water technology.
Then, Prof. Li Jianhua from Tongji University, one of the top experts of environment study in China, made a speech on the outlook of Chinese water policy, which indicated that following the European environmental development path, China is approaching to higher standards on environmental policies.
Accordingly, a speech on sustainable Danish water technology utilization was made by Mr. Henrik Dissing from Ministry of Environment and Food, Denmark, which introduced Danish path and Danish ideas to a sustainable water future.
Then, non-revenue water (NRW) was discussed as one of the key issues challenging the water industry by a Danish expert of NRW, Mr. Jens Baadsgaard Pedersen, who is also the CEO of Nordic Technologies A/S. To response challenges of Chinese water market, Mr. Ivan Vølund, Head of Wastewater Department, VandCenter Syd, made the next speech talking about Danish solutions to water challenges. Finally, Mr. Adam Zhang, Water Consultant of Danish Export – Water China, introduced to the audience about the U-S-E Water Project as the bridge accessing to the advanced Danish water technologies and Danish representative enterprises in the Danish Pavilion. A pleasant business networking was carried out afterwards