To accelerate the process of diffusion within the CleanTech branch, the DCTI has published a 20 volume study on the 5 fields of work »
The fundamental premise of CleanTech is based on one simple concept: CleanTech encompasses all technological processes that reduce pollution or preserve resources (or generate products which reduce pollution or preserve resources). In this way they contribute to the protection of the environment.
The main driver for growth in the CleanTech market is the increasing shortage of natural resources, especially fossil fuels. Clean technologies offer sustainable alternative solutions which are more cost effective in the long term than at the start.