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Network Member Spotlight

National Forestry Cooperative Federation

The National Forestry Cooperative Federation (NFCF) was established in 1962 with the objective to create forest values through sustainable forest management. It provides forest management information and technology, financial support and develops forest biomass production potential.

Swan Management Plc

The Swan Management Plc is an Ethiopian registered private consulting company focusing on complex energy, environmental projects and policy development. The company was founded by investors from Finland and Ethiopia in 2010.

Renewables Academy (RENAC) AG

The Renewables Academy AG (RENAC), based in Berlin, is one of the leading international providers for training and capacity building on renewable energy and energy efficiency.

GrAT (Center for Appropriate Technology)

GrAT is a research and development association developing practical solutions in the field of Appropriate Technology, renewable materials and energy sources, sustainable building, green business and product-service system solutions, resource efficient and cleaner production (RECP), climate change


INCLAM has 4 core activities: water consultancy, climate change (INCLAM CO2), procurement and construction, and technology development.

Grütter Consulting

Grütter Consulting (GC) develops sustainable transport projects including policies development, biofuels implementation, urban and inter-urban mobility, electric, gas-powered vehicles, freight and logistics projects.

Network Members form a broad community of climate technology stakeholders, including academic, finance, non-government, private sector, public sector, and research entities, as well as over 150+ National Designated Entities (CTCN national focal points selected by their countries).

Network Membership provides access to a diverse global community of climate technology users, providers and financiers under the umbrella of the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism. Through its network, the CTCN mobilises policy and technical expertise to deliver technology solutions, capacity building and implementation advice to developing countries.

Network Activities

  • Technical services: Providing technical assistance funded by the CTCN in response to developing country requests (selection conducted through a competitive bidding process among Network members)
  • Information exchange: Sharing/receiving information (data, lessons learned, reports, case studies) at CTCN events and via the CTCN’s online knowledge platform
  • Capacity building: Presenting online and in-person tutorials and workshops on your fields of expertise to peers and developing country stakeholders

Current opportunities

Technical Assistance Bidding Opportunities

  Bidding opportunity  Country Deadline Status
  Request for Proposal (RFP 7000002904): Development of a Product Standard & Comparative Labelling for locally manufactured electric stoves (Electric Injera Mitad) in Ethiopia Ethiopia 21 May 2018 Open for bidding
  Request for Proposal (RFP 7000002903): Development of a methodological framework for incorporating ecosystem-based adaptation in the process of planning and management of protected areas in Peru Peru 8 May 2018 Open for bidding
  Request for Proposal (RFP 7000002902):Technical support for Energy Efficiency (EE) on Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC) Sector- Regulations Development options for Papua New Guinea  Papua New Guinea 7 May 2018 Open for bidding

Completed offers are submitted via the UNIDO e-Procurement portal

Network members can organise climate technology transfer related webinars through the CTCN platform or promote their webinars through the CTCN. Please contact for more details.

Join the CTCN

The CTCN actively seeks Network members from all geographic regions with an array of sector experience. The membership is costfree. Download the Network application, complete it and send to

Membership Benefits

  • Commercial opportunities: Pre-qualified access to competitive bidding for delivery of CTCN technical assistance services to developing countries
  • Connection: Network with national decision makers, thought leaders, and other Network members to expand your partnership opportunities and learn about emerging activities and areas of practice
  • Visibility: Increase your global recognition and showcase your organization’s experience and success stories. Broaden your organization's global reach by engaging in new technology projects and showcasing relevant experience, events, reports and tools

Membership criteria

  1. One of the following institutional structures: national technology centre or institution; regional climate technology centre or network; intergovernmental, international, regional or sector organization, partnership or initiative that contributes to technology deployment and transfer; or research, academic, financial, non- governmental, private sector or public sector organization, partnership or initiative. NDEs are de facto members of the CTN.
  2. Demonstrated capability in initiatives aimed at development, transfer and deployment of climate technologies applicable for developing countries including expertise in policy, capacity building and/or investment.
  3. Operational and organizational stability, as evidenced by financial, human and other resources relative to their mandate and size that could reasonably be deemed sufficient to deliver the organization’s mandate.
  4. A pledge to comply with the CTN code of Conduct

Application Process

New applications are received and reviewed on a continuous basis. Once granted, the membership will be valid for a period of two years, and those members who wish to maintain their membership must apply for renewal. Membership will normally be renewed as long as the member has been actively involved during its previous membership period and still meets the membership criteria.