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FAQs | Ecolights Recyclable LED luminaire Project

FAQs

Why is there a need to develop and commercialize Ecolights?

Because Eco-lighting products are: more energy-efficient (causing less greenhouse emissions), don’t use toxic compounds and materials, and are easier to repair, update and recycle at the end of  its life.

 

Ecolights products can save material resources?

Yes, because ecological lighting products are: more energy-efficient (causing less greenhouse emissions), don’t use toxic compounds and materials, save resources by using recycled/recyclable materials, and are easier to repair, update and recycle at the end of life.

Who founded this project?

The Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP). Please, see this link to know more about the program:: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/eco-innovation/index_en.htm

What is the CIP programme?

Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP) bridges the gap between research and the market. It helps good ideas for innovative products, services and processes that protect the environment become fully-fledged commercial prospects, ready for use by business and industry. With this, the initiative will not only help the EU meet its environmental goals, it also increases the economic growth.

Duration of the project?

The project will last 2 years (2012-2014).

Funding received to do the project?

The total cost of the project is: 1,100,153 €, and the CIP programme have funded 50% (550,276 €) of the total cost.

Who is the coordinator of this project?

Ona Product S.L. (lighting product manufacturer)

Which are the members and countries involved in this project?

The members and countries involved in this project are:
Ona Product S.L. (Spain), Nottingham Trent University (UK), Mas Medios S.L. (Spain), Aaxsus AB (Sweden).

What is the main aim of this project?

This project aims to support the market deployment of eco-lighting products manufactured by Ona Product S.L. lighting company in the Swedish market, with possible expansion to other Scandinavian markets after the end of the project.

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