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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

2015 Eco-innovation Scoreboard ranking and eco-innovation index composites for Czech Republic

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Green epoxy resin

czech_Spolchemie_resizedEpichlorhydrine is a key raw material for the production of epoxide resins. Formerly,it was produced from propylene, raw material obtained from crude oil. Spolchemie a.s. developed a unique technology of epichlorhydrine production from a renewable raw material resource, one of the by-products of biofuel production-glycerin.

Polchemie a.s.based in Usti nad Labem implemented a unique technology developed by its own specialists. The technology consists of epichlorhydrine production from a renewable raw material resource, one of the by-products of biofuel production-glycerin. Epichlorhydrine is a key raw material for the production of epoxide resins. Formerly,it was produced from propylene, raw material obtained from crude oil. Glycerin is a substance obtained from renewable vegetable resource. Spolchemie a.s. achieved complete replacement of propelyne with glycerine. The new technology is certified by the independent organization International EPD Consortium from Sweden and obtained EPD (Environmental Product Declaration) certificate. It was first time  that green epoxy resin has obtained EPD certificate in the world. 
Epoxy resin is used in casting and tooling, civil engineering, coatings, adhesives, composites, encapsulation and potting. 

Economic Performance
Competitiveness in terms of costs compared to other market representatives that uses several times higher production capacities

Social Performance
High safty - the technology requires neither liquefied chlorine nor liquefied propelyne

Environmental Impact
-lower production of all waste types, lower consumption of comparable raw materials;
-low specific consumation of all types of energy, significant savings in CO2;
-replacement of the key raw material propylene, produced from crude oil, with glycerine from a renewable resource.

Further Information
http://www.spolchemie.cz/en/epoxy_alkyd_green_products/Green-Epoxy-Resin1.aspx

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