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POLLUTEC 2023: Everything you need to know about the show

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Pollutec is an environmental and energy-focused trade show, and a showcase for environmental innovation.

So what is the Pollutec trade show?

Pollutec has been around since 1978, and has become the standard-bearer for environmental trade shows. This show focuses on sustainability, exploring a series of key themes:

  • Air, odours, noise
  • Biodiversity
  • Waste
  • Water
  • Energy
  • Risk management
  • Institutions and collectives
  • Instruments, metrology, analysis
  • Sites and soils
  • Cities and sustainable construction

This trade show offers an international programme which combines events, meetings, workshops, demonstrations, conferences, and debates, all focused on current environmental issues. There were more than 415 conferences and events in 2021. Pollutec also organises the Pollutec Innovation Awards for exhibitors with the greatest market potential.

Useful information about Pollutec 2023

The next Pollutec trade show will take place from the 10 to the 13 October 2023. On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 09:00 to 18:30, and on Friday from 09:00 to 17:30. It will be held at Eurexpo Lyon, at 9, avenue Louis Blériot in Chassieu (69680). To get to Pollutec Lyon:

  • From the centre of Lyon, take line D to “Grange-Blanche” and then the T5 tram to “Eurexpo”.
  • From Part-Dieu railway station, take the T3 tram to “Vaulx-en-Velin – La Soie”, then shuttle 100 “Direct Eurexpo”.
  • From the Perrache railway station, take the T2 tram to “Grange-Blanche” and then the T5 tram to “Eurexpo”.
  • From Saint-Exupéry airport, take the Rhône Express to “Vaulx-en-Velin – La Soie”, then shuttle 100 “Direct Eurexpo”.
  • Parking is also available.

Lastly, for accommodation, Revolugo is the official partner for Pollutec Lyon and has selected and negotiated the best prices for the best hotels, ensuring that your stay is comfortable.

Why take a stand at Pollutec 2023?

Pollutec Lyon has become the go-to event for environmental professionals. When you take a stand among the 2000 exhibitors at the show, you’ll have the opportunity to present your products, discover the latest innovations in the market, forge new partnerships, and talk to professionals about the present and future of the market.

The exhibitors at Pollutec 2021

More than 2000 exhibitors from every corner of the environmental and industrial sector took part in Pollutec 2021. Among them were 85 start-ups, with 28% based overseas. 36 countries were represented, including France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria, and Tunisia, who were the guests of honour that year.

Here are just some of the exhibitors on show at Pollutec Lyon 2021

  • Abritec
  • ADEME
  • Aquabio
  • BHS Europe
  • Bioentech
  • CIFEC
  • Difope
  • Eticol
  • Serfim
  • Veolia
  • Xylem

The Pollutec Innovation Awards 2021

Organised by Pollutec and the Pexe-Les-Eco companies in France, the Pollutec Innovation Awards reward innovations with real market potential from among the exhibitors at the show who enter the competition.
Out of the 20 nominees pre-selected by the jury, three start-ups were declared winners and one was given the jury’s special prize:

  • WeeeCycling
  • CyclAdd
  • Circular Materials Srl
  • And Sakowin Green Energy, jury’s special prize

Pollutec Lyon 2021 was also the venue for the 10th edition of the Auto Recycling Trophy, which awarded the best-performing vehicle reprocessing centres.