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The Czech Republic has a relatively good overall eco-innovation performance according to the 2015 Eco-innovation scoreboard, ranking 13th out of 28 EU Member States with an overall score of 99, which is 1% below the overall EU average. The evidence collected from available sources indicates the “eco-innovation” situation in the Czech Republic is perhaps not as strong as the index suggests.

In general, the research and innovation activities and the policy framework has improved in recent years. Nevertheless, there are still some major bottlenecks, which prevent the country and its enterprises from fully realising their potential. Many of these bottlenecks originate from the change from a centralised economy, as many companies are still recovering from the privatisation process and their owners and managers arguably lack the ambition to invest in innovative products and technologies, and the concepts of the circular economy and eco-innovation are yet to become widely embedded. Another barrier is that the legislative and policy framework is seen as fragmented and incoherent, with supporting programmes, mainly for research and development (R&D), whose activities are implemented temporarily, partly or not at all. However, several R&D funding programmes supported by the state or by EU funds are effective in capitalising on the opportunities this field offers and are assisting in the process of developing innovative technologies and tools. A number of recent projects directly support eco-innovation or the circular economy, for example a fusion between bio- and nanotechnologies to treat wastewater.

Additional policy developments are needed in order to speed up progress towards a circular economy as well as to increase the level of research and innovation activity in the Czech Republic. These policy developments should include further support to local businesses as well as investment in the public research and education systems

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Production of solid alternative fuels from waste

Arrow line, a.s. the company that deal with obtaining energy from the selected components of the waste and bio-waste. It is done with the technology,  which is developed  in cooperation with Technical University of Ostrava ad this technology is based on pyrolysis for energy recovery and disposal of sorted waste and biomass. This direction is particularly promising in the future as an important source of energy and raw materials.

Pyrolysis processing of organic matter is still a little appreciated method for sorted waste into energy solutions on the small and medium-sized level. The energy potential hidden in wastes of organic origin offer a better alternative to today’s highly advocated and much-favoured potentially scarce and difficult to process biomass.The principle of pyrolysis (dry distillation or coking) was known already in the 18th century, but never found higher use in waste disposal. The problem was primarily in the management process itself and the technical level of measurement and control of relevant variables such as temperature and pressure.
The products of pyrolysis are always: gas, liquid phase, solid carbon residue.
Arrow line, a.s. also deals with the applied research in the field of biomass use, Waste separation and wood chips in the process of pyrolysis. For this purpose was based cluster ENVICRACK - cooperative of research, implementation, and design firms and agencies together with the future users of the technology.

Environmental Impact

The main benefit of technology is less negative impact on the environment as: less use of materials, energy self-sufficiency, very low emissions, effective use of heavily eliminable waste with gaining gas as an energy source, technology is completely recyclable.

Further Information

http://www.arrowline.cz/en/pyrolyza.html

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