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Asesoramiento Ambiental Estratégico

AAE (Strategic Environmental Advice) is an integral consulting firm providing advice to organizations, communities, businesses and governments interested in improving their environmental performance without compromising their growth aspirations.

Environmental Resources Management Southern Africa Pty Ltd.

ERM is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting services and sustainability related services. The Energy and Climate Change Technical Community of ERM has over 400 professionals globally.

Fundación Tecnalia Research and Innovation

Research and Technology Organization (RTO) transforming knowledge into GDP through technology development and transfer, with more than 1200 researchers providing solutions for buildings, infrastructures, industrial systems, transport, energy, climate and environment.

SLG Co., Ltd.

SLG is working with lighting technologies in Korea and can provide product technology for energy savings. SLG has an original patent for a LED module for thermal dissipation and it developed a Fe-base nano metal PCB.

AERA GROUP

Formerly known as Ecosur Afrique, Aera Group is a market leader in Africa holding the largest carbon projects portfolio and the record number of registered carbon activities across Africa. Aera Group assists renewable energy, energy efficiency and waste treatment projects to reach carbon certific

EQO-NIXUS Advisory, Management and Training Services, SL

EQO-NIXUS, member of OCA Group, is a global consulting company specialized in technical assistance services related to climate change mitigation and adaptation, clean energy (renewable energy and energy efficiency) and low carbon economy promotion.

LTS International

LTS is an international company with more than 40 years of experience that provides professional consultancy and project management services to support sustainable development in the public and private sectors across Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas, principally across developing nations.

HabitatSeven Inc.

HabitatSeven is a design and technology development agency specializing in producing digital communication tools, websites and data driven applications for climate science and climate policy based organizations.

Tambourine Innovation Ventures Inc.

Incorporated in 2015, Tambourine Innovation Ventures (TIV) is an innovation advisory and venture development firm that provides a full suite of services and solutions to the challenges and needs generated by the increasing interest and activity globally in the areas of climate change adaptation/m

I CARE & CONSULT

I Care & Consult, specialist in environment & strategy, assists public and private organizations in order to successfully achieve their environmental transition.

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 7000002534 - Technical assistance for saline water purification technology at household level and low-cost durable housing technology for coastal areas of Bangladesh  Bangladesh 
  19 September 2017
Open for bidding
Request for Proposal 7000002437 - Technologies for the Design of a Regional Strategic Plan for the Coastal Management and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Province of Buenos Aires Argentina 27 July 2017 Closed
Request for Proposal 7000002388 -Strengthening the Climate Change Information System for Decision-Making in Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation Strategies in Guatemala Guatemala 28 June 2017 Closed
Request for Proposal 7000002386 -The inflection point for the adoption of climate technologies in Chilean SMEs – Evaluating main obstacles to funding for investment in climate technologies which MSMEs are facing in the agri-food sector in Chile Chile 26 June 2017 Closed
Request for Proposal 7000002333 -Assessment of Suitable Flood Mitigation Measures (based on Dukniskhevi River Extreme Flood Analysis) in Tbilisi, Georgia Georgia 26 May 2017 Closed
Request for Proposal 7000002327 - Mainstreaming gender inclusive features in a climate resilient energy policies and practices in ECOWAS countries Multiple countries 24 May 2017 Closed
Request for Proposal 7000002248 - Feasibility study and development of an action plan for the promotion of manufacturing of components of small power wind turbines in Benin Benin 12 April 2017 Closed
Request for Proposal 7000002172 - Design and Scale-Up of Climate Resilient Waste Management and Energy Capture Technologies in Small and Medium Livestock Farms in Ecuador Ecuador 7 April 2017 Closed
Request for Proposal 7000002211 - Development of Technological Tools to Evaluate the Impacts of, and Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in Uruguay’s Coastal Zone Uruguay 3 April 2017  Closed
Request for Proposal 7000002123 - Support for the Creation and Establishment of a Climate Change Competence Centre for Sustainable Development in Madagascar (4Climate) Madagascar 13 February 2017  Closed

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 ctcn@unep.org 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 ctcn@unep.org

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.