MEET-BIS Vietnam

Mainstreaming Energy Efficiency Through Business Innovation Support Vietnam (MEET-BIS Vietnam)

MEET-BIS Vietnam map

The SWITCH-Asia "MEET-BIS VIETNAM" project sought to promote sustainable production of urban based SMEs in Vietnam by supporting development of sustainable markets for affordable water & energy efficiency technologies. The project worked with private sector suppliers to develop commercially attractive business innovation packages targeting SMEs. These business innovation packages consisted of a technical and financial solution.

1. Technical solutions

The project supported technology suppliers with identifying the market opportunity in the SME sector and building sales and installation capacity aimed at SMEs.

2. Financial solutions

The project also involveed financial institutions to develop financial products that enable SMEs to finance these investments.

3. Marketing

At the SME side, the project communicated the costs and benefits of the water & energy efficiency technologies.

MEET-BIS was active in Vietnam, in the greater Hanoi region.

Duration: 4/2009 - 9/2013

Total budget: EUR 1,943,419 (EU Contribution: 80%)


Remco van Stappershoef
ETC Energy
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3833 AN Leusden
The Netherlands
Phone: +84 01253754093

ETC Foundation ETC Foundation
ETC Foundation is working with hundreds of partners in over 75 counties and on all continents. The emphasis is on sustainable development, poverty reduction and rehabilitation. ETC is the lead partner in the MEET-BIS project.
Research Centre for Energy and Environment (RCEE) Research Centre for Energy and Environment (RCEE)
The Research Centre for Energy and Environment (RCEE) is a non-profit organisation active in promoting energy efficiency, renewable energy and GHG reduction in Vietnam. In the MEET-BIS project, RCEE supports some activities in Vietnam under ETC’s coo
Business Consultant, Inc. (VCCI-IBCI) Business Consultant, Inc. (VCCI-IBCI)
VCCI-IBCI is a consulting firm of VCCI from the business consultancy department endowed with a long-established relationship with the local business community. VCCI-IBCI is a local partner of ETC in the MEET-BIS project.
AdaPPPt Foundation AdaPPPt Foundation
ADAPPPT is a foundation set up by Triodos Facet that provides services that enhance sustainable entrepreneurship in developing countries. ADAPPPT provides expertise on business models and financing schemes in order to make the efficient use of water an
AidEnvironment AidEnvironment
AidEnvironment is a value-driven, independent not-for-profit consultancy that advises both private and public organisations in solving sustainability issues. AidEnvironment is responsible for the analysis of water efficient and water treatment technolo
MEET-BIS impact MEET-BIS impact
In this final publication, the MEET-Bis Vietnam project reported on the economic and environmental impacts as well as its achievements in terms of climate benefits, target group engagement and policy development. The project has completed in 2013.

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Fact Sheet

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Project Progress Sheet

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Project Presentation June 2010

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Project Presentation Oct 2011

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