Environmental Technologies Global Team July 2021 Newsletter

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July Updates for U.S. Exporters

We hope everyone is enjoying a great start to the summer.  Despite this typically being a slower time of year for many, we continue to have an active calendar of upcoming events, trade leads, and opportunities for U.S. environmental technologies exporters.  This month we spotlight events showcasing environmental technologies opportunities in the UK, Spain, Singapore, Egypt, and more.  We are also announcing that our  October 21-29, 2021 U.S. Environmental Technologies Trade Mission to Latin America (Mexico, Ecuador, and Peru) will be a fully virtual event, opening up new opportunities for U.S. companies to participate.  Full details will be announced soon, but interested companies can continue to register on our website here. We are also sharing several new trade leads seeking U.S. suppliers of specific goods and services in our Trade Leads Section. Please visit our Industry Webpage for the latest updates and information, and we encourage you to reach out to a trade specialist at your local U.S. Export Assistance Center to discuss your export objectives.  If you need assistance locating your local point of contact, please email Ryan.Russell@trade.gov for assistance. 

Featured Events

Opportunities for Environmental Technologies in Latin America

U.S. Environmental Technologies Trade Mission to Latin America - NOW VIRTUAL

We are excited to share the update that this Trade Mission focused on the water and wastewater and solid waste and recycling industries will be offered as a fully virtual event to ensure the safe participation of all who are interested.  The cornerstone of the Trade Mission will be the Environmental Technologies Summit in Mexico City for all participants, complemented by optional spin-off visits to Ecuador (focused on the Solid Waste and Recycling subsector) and Peru (focused on the Water/Wastewater Technologies and Solid Waste and Recycling subsectors). The Trade Mission will introduce the participants to end-users, prospective partners, and government service providers whose needs and capabilities are best suited to each U.S. participant’s strengths. The fully virtual format will also allow the option for companies to participate in the Summit-only option and will provide enhanced flexibility and networking opportunities.  Full details on the new features and pricing will be announced soon, but companies are encouraged to continue to register on our website until the extended August 6 deadline.

DATES: October 21-29, 2021
REG DEADLINE: August 6, 2021
COST: Visit our website for options and a full fee schedule
For more information, contact: Elizabeth Laxague or Ryan Russell


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Winning the Race to Zero: Journey to COP26

This two-day hybrid in-person/livestream event brings together key government and business leaders from the United States, UK, and Europe, to highlight real-world technology-driven solutions to tackle the climate change crisis. Clients can register for the virtual or the in-person options and learn more details at the link below.  This event is appropriate for companies offering environmental technologies and climate change solutions.  

DATES: September 22-23, 2021 in London, UK and via Livestream 

CONTACT:  Erin Butler, Shannon Fraser, or Kristina Schaferova

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Digital Business Solutions for Exporting

Join this monthly series with our eCommerce Innovation Lab

  • July 15 - Using Live Online Events to Market Manufacturing Technologies
  • August 19 - Using Real Time Video Connections to Increase Export Sales and Support Your Customers 

There is no fee to attend.

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Upcoming Events and Announcements

Blue Tech in the Canary Islands

Opportunities in Spain:

Blue Tech and the Canary Islands

The Canary Islands are uniquely situated as a growing,
regional hub for new developments in the Marine and Blue
Economy. Incentives for research and development are
available. Your attendance at this exclusive webinar will enable you to learn directly from the experts about commercial and collaborative opportunities in the Canary Islands for U.S.
marine, environmental and energy technology and service
companies operating in the blue economy.

Presenters include:
   - Marine Cluster of the Canary Islands
   - Marine Technology Society
   - PLOCAN - Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands
   - PROEXCA - Economic Agency of the Canary Islands

Presented by the U.S. Commercial Service in partnership with the Marine Technology Society.

DATE: July 28, 2021
TIME: 11:00AM ET
COST: Complimentary
CONTACT: Maryanne Burke

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Singapore PUB Global Innovation Challenge

After a successful launch in 2020, PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, invites innovators and technology companies to propose innovative solutions to Singapore’s water challenges.

Successful solutions stand to win unparalleled test-bedding opportunities with PUB in Singapore, as well as funding (up to S$250K), mentorship, and scaling opportunities. Relevant applicants are companies active in water technology, Research Institutions, Universities and Utilities.

The four challenge statements this year are:
(a) The real-time identification of prohibited organic compounds in sewers,
(b) Mapping of underground utilities,
(c) Cost-effective rainfall monitoring, and
(d) Innovative solutions for coastal protection measures.

For more information, register to attend an informational session at go.gov.sg/pubgic21info.

DATE: July 14, 2021
TIME: 4:00pm Singapore
CONTACTSSherry Ng, Hawcheng Ng

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Cairo Water Week

Cairo Water Week

“Water, Population and Global Change: Challenges and Opportunities”

This year the focus will be on the impact of overpopulation on the management of transboundary rivers and climate change. Five related sub-themes will be addressed through plenary and technical sessions that will be organized by reputed international and regional organizations.

DATES: October 24-28, 2021
CONTACT: Khaled Elzoughbi

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 Middle East & North Africa

Stay tuned for more information. The forum will take place March 6-8, 2022 in Dubai, to coincide with the World Fair Expo!  Additional stops in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Egypt, Morocco, Algeria and Israel.

Sponsorship opportunities also available.

DATE: March 6-8, 2022

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Trade Leads and Tenders

Location: Bahrain
Kingdom of Bahrain’s Supreme Council for Environment seeking the Design, Supply, Commissioning and Operation of Two Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations. For details on how to request the official tender documents and points of contact. On copy are our colleagues in 
Due Date: 08/11/2021
Contact: Sabah Hersey

Location: India
US firm in Pune, Walter P Moore, looking to identify U.S. vendors for hydro-mechanical Instrumentation support for water conservation and flood forecasting projects in India. These projects require hydro-mechanical instrumentation support for data collection such as rain gauging station, stream/water level recorder, piezometer level and integrate these equipment with a GIS based interface to collect, display and disseminate alerts. Walter P Moore can provide Hydrologic and Hydraulic modeling, engineering services along with the above requested vendor and collaboratively deliver such project. 
Contact: Jigna Mehta

Location: Pakistan
Import/Export company seeking various types of scrap metal, to include: AC and Fridge Compressors, Electric Motors, UBC Cans, Aluminum, Alternators and Starters, Copper, Silver, etc. Need 15-30 containers of 25 M/tons per month.
ContactTashfeen Mehdi

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