Date: April 22, 2019
Venue: Kyiv, great conference hall of the NASU, 55 Volodymyrsʹka, str.

Organizers: editorial office of the magazine "ECOBUSINESS. Ecology of the Enterprise" and the National Education Center.

This year, the ECOFORUM will be held in five cities of Ukraine:

  • "ECOBUSINESS" in Kyiv - April 22
  • "ECOBUSINESS" in Dnipro - May 24
  • "ECOBUSINESS" in Lviv - June 21
  • "ECOBUSINESS" in Odessa - September 20
  • "ECOBUSINESS" in Kharkiv - October 4

Target audience: specialists and managers of environmental and legal services of industrial enterprises, top managers, who carry out general management of the company, or managers of the environmental aspects of its activities.

Topics: the most urgent issues of changes in environmental legislation - 2018-2019 and the main challenges for business; an analysis of current practice as a business to avoid mistakes; protection of business in the course of inspection by the state bodies of control in the field of environmental protection activity; obtaining quality services in the development of environmental documentation, environmental consulting and auditing; inventory of waste at work, etc.

Among the speakers:

  • Specialists of the Office of Reforms under the Ministry of Environmental Protection
  • Specialists of the State Inspection of Ukraine
  • Specialists of the State Agency of Water Quality and State Agency for Energy Efficiency
  • Specialists of ecological departments of the Regional State Administration
  • Leading experts in the magazine "ECOBUSINESS. Ecology of the enterprise"
  • Main ecologists of leading enterprises of Ukraine

To apply please contaact: 044-507-2222 (27), 568-5138, (073) 305-80-16, 0 800 214 899 (calls are free of charge from fixed and mobile phones)


More information and registration: (in Ukrainian)

What is it?
This is an ecological project about achievements, changes, and results!
After the adoption of the draft law "On Strategic Environmental Assessment", according to which, in the course of developing future state, local or sectoral programs, probable negative consequences for the environment and human health will be taken into account, ECOtransformation-2019 is especially relevant.

The purpose of the project is to search ecologically responsible enterprises and organizations, to promote information and public support to participating companies, and to implement a large-scale PR year-long campaign.

"ECOtransformation-2019" – a project to make a step to Oscar in the field of ECO!


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Dates: 27 – 30 May 2019
Venue: Lisbon Congress Centre – CCL, Lisbon, Portugal

The conference programme will address topics from biomass to bioliquids and biofuels for heat and electricity, transport and biobased products. It will cover all aspects of each value chain, from supply and logistics to conversion technologies, from industrial application of research results to impacts on the environment, from market and trade aspects to policy strategies, not least to the role of biomass as a source in integrated energy systems.

The EUBCE is supported by European and international organizations such as the European Commission, UNESCO – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization – Natural Sciences Sector, WCRE – the World Council for Renewable Energy, EUBIA – the European Biomass Industry Association, The Central European Initiative, The Global Bioenergy Partnership and other organisations.

The Technical Programme is coordinated by European Commission, Joint Research Centre.

Conference Topics:

  1. Biomass resources
  2. Biomass conversion technologies for heating, cooling and electricity
  3. Biomass conversion technologies for energy carriers, chemicals and materials
  4. Biomass sustainability, impacts and policies
  5. Bioenergy integration in energy systems
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Detailed Conference Programme

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Duration: 01 January 2019 – 31 December 2021

Financing: European Union's H2020-LCE research and innovation programme under grant agreement №818369.

Main objective: to produce a mass deployment of improved and market ready agrobiomass heating solutions running on agrobiomass in Europe.

Agrobiomass is a large, underexploited and indigenous resource, which can support the achievement of the European Energy and Climate targets, while promoting rural development and circular economy.

Through its activities, AgroBioHeat aims to raise confidence on agrobiomass, empower local stakeholders to unblock the market and influence the development of the European and national framework in a way that is favourable to agrobiomass heating solutions market uptake. Actions will be mainly located in 6 European countries (EL, ES, FR, RO, HR and UA; 5 EU-28+Ukraine) where an extensive national movement is intended to be created by the engagement, alignment of interests and creation of policy, financial and social conditions favouring the expansion of agrobiomass heating; at the EU level, specific policy recommendations regarding the efficiency and emissions of agrobiomass heating solutions will be passed on to relevant bodies for the development of new regulations.

To reach the project’s main aim, the following eight specific objectives are proposed:
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Duration: 01 November 2018 – 31 October 2021

Financing: European Union's H2020-LCE research and innovation programme under grant agreement №818083

Overall objective: to promote the market uptake of sustainable bioenergy in Europe using marginal, underutilized, and contaminated lands (MUC) for non-food biomass production through the provision of a web-based platform that serves as decision support tool.

Target countries which will be mapped: EU member states and Neighbouring countries (including Ukraine).

Scientific Engineering Centre "Biomass" (SECB) is one of the BIOPLAT-EU participants. SECB is co-founder and has been a Full Member of Bioenergy Association of Ukraine for 6 years.

Follow BIOPLAT-EU Project through the official BIOPLAT-EU project website and SEC "Biomass" website.

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Ecotransformation-oscar-2018Date: December 17, 2018.
Time: 10.00–17.00
Venue: Premier Palace Hotel, 5-7/29 T. Shevchenka Blvd/Pushkinska Str., Kyiv, Ukraine
Organizer: «Ecology of the enterprise» project.

For the first time in Ukraine "Ekotransformation-2018" awards will be presented for achievements in the field of environmental safety! Those who influenced the green changes during the year, overcome obstacles and found solutions for the ecological transformation of the state and business will be rewarded!

The awarding of Eco-Oscar will take place within the framework of the Business Forum "ECOtransformation in Ukraine. Green Changers-2018 ».

In the Business Forum and award ceremony program:

  • more than 50 performances
  • more than 300 participants
  • More than 6 hours of environmental case presentations

Among the stakeholders:

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Date: 16-17 November 2018
Venue: Lviv, Ukraine, BankHotel Lviv 

Green Economy Days  2018 is a platform for business development and interaction, strengthening market participants' capabilities, familiarization with successful business cases and business models, and establishing new contacts. International experts, leading market players, together with the conference participants, will consider and analyze the prospects of the Ukrainian bioenergy market and the evolution of business models, as well as for the first time discuss the markets for solid domestic waste (SDW) and waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).

More information can be found on the Conference website (in Ukrainian): 
For registration please fill the Registration form.

The program is implemented by the Business Support Center in Lviv based on PPV Knowledge Networks, an Economic Development Agency within the framework of EU4Business initiative with the support of the EBRD.

If you have additional questions about:
- Registration and participation please contact Irina Burbilo -, +380 67 6529660;
- Partnership - Yaroslav Melekh -, +380 67 3410224.


A high-level Ukrainian delegation comprising policy makers, investors, civil society and city officials visited Stockholm on invitation from World Bioenergy Association for a 2-day study trip during October 23 - 24, 2018. The study trip included a 1-day event on ‘Sweden Ukraine Bioenergy Cooperation Forum’  followed by site visits to bioenergy installations. The forum was organised in cooperation with the Embassy of Ukraine in Sweden and Swedish Bioenergy Association.

The Sweden Ukraine Bioenergy Cooperation Forum was attended by both Swedish and Ukrainian stakeholders in the bioenergy and renewable energy sector. The forum was an opportunity to exchange ideas and best practices of sustainable development of biomass resources to produce electricity, heating and transport fuels. Separate sessions in the forum focussed on already existing cooperation in energy, bioenergy development in Sweden and Ukraine, technological solutions for efficient conversion of biomass and waste to energy, and projects and financing for the development of bioenergy in Ukraine.

From Bioenergy association of Ukraine the event was attended by: the head of the Board of the Bioenergy association of Ukraine – Georgii Geletukha, Head of Supervisory Board – Volodymyr Maistryshyn and Board Member – Ivan Nadein

Speakers from Ukraine also included Mr. Oleksandr Dombrovskyi, Member of Ukrainian Parliament and Acting Chairman of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee on Fuel and Energy Complex, Nuclear Policy and Nuclear Safety who informed about the legislative support for the development of renewables and bioenergy in Ukraine. The core message was ‘It’s time to invest in Ukraine Now’. Also, Mr. Sergiy Savchuk, Head of State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving informed about the investment potential of renewable energy and bioenergy in Ukraine. The country requires an increase of 16 GW of electricity and heat/cooling plant capacity and 423 thousand toe. of renewable fuels before 2020 to implement National Renewable Energy Action Plan (NREAP) till 2020.

Read the full article about the event here or here.

Also, we remind that UABio is a full member of World Bioenergy Association from March 2017.

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sef 2018 uaOn October 16-19, 2018, one of the largest business events in Eastern Europe, devoted to the latest technologies in the energy field, will be held in Kyiv - the 10th International Sustainable Energy Forum and Trade Show SEF 2018 KYIV.

This year, SEF 2018 KYIV will continue for 4 days - for 1 day more than in 2017, because the active development of energy technologies and favorable investment conditions for the implementation of "green" projects in Ukraine create new opportunities for developers, manufacturers, suppliers, service companies and banks in all segments of the market.

On the first day SEF 2018 KYIV event, the SEF AWARDS 2018 ceremony will be traditionally held at the annual competition for projects in the sustainable energy field in Central and Eastern Europe.

The Trade Show of SEF 2018 KYIV will take place on October 17-19 at the exhibition center AKKO International (Victory Avenue, 40-B), where more than 100 exhibitors will represent equipment, technological solutions and services for the solar power industry, wind energy, bioenergy, energy efficiency, and of energy infrastructure.

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Info Day FORBIOWe are glad to announce that on October 11-12, 2018, the Ukrainian Gas Forum will traditionally be held at the Intercontinental Kyiv Hotel.

This year, the Bioenergy Association of Ukraine is involved in the organization of the biogas and biomethane section of the Ukrainian Gas Forum.

The fourth time, the international community will meet to discuss the issues that currently exist in the gas market of Ukraine, suggest ways to introduce market mechanisms in the gas sector and make suggestions on how to make the Ukrainian gas market more transparent and competitive. The forum differs from other events, first of all, in discussion discourse, high professional level of debate and versatility of approaches to finding out "gas" problems.

During the past events, the participants tried to clarify the situation with the successes and failures of the Ukrainian gas market reforming. This year, our diverse panel of highly-qualified experts will focus their attention on the overarching question:  when will Ukrainian gas market become open and competitive? The current situation in the gas sector requires to broaden the horizons of reforms and attempts to avoid possible «traps» on the way of the establishment of a liberalized natural gas market in Ukraine.

Among participants: international and Ukrainian gas companies representatives, recognized gas experts, state officials and the civil society representatives.

Forum Website:

Event location:  Ukraine, Kyiv, Great Zhytomyrska str. 2A, Intercontinental Kyiv Hotel



Proceedings of the last Gas Forum events are available here.