Institute of Environmental Engineering (APINI): a unique international-level leader in sustainable development expertise where working is meaningful and studying is beneficial.

Project information

Index: 1164R4
Acronym:DESUR
Priority:1: Innovation and the knowledge economy
Sub Theme:Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Location LITHUANIA LIETUVA Lietuva Start/End date of the practice
Start: 1991
End: On going

Topic of the practice

Referent institution from University in the definition of environmental protection measures.

Good Practice Information

APINI has direct influence to sustainable industry development and environmental policy making. They cooperate with companies, universities and other scientific institutions, as well as with the Government and Society. Main activities: scientific research; education; training and knowledge spread and consultation for businesses sustainability; participating in expert’s organizations.

Main research areas: sustainable industry development; environmental performance improvement through pollution prevention and cleaner production methods; eco-design, life-cycle assessment; chemicals management and environmental impact assessment; integrated waste management; corporate social responsibility.

Evidence of success

More than 100 projects, 28 conferences and seminars, 33 books. 140 articles, more than 200 sustainable innovations created
In 2012 was awarded the ENERGY GLOBE World Award for Sustainability
In 2013 was approved by the Quality Assurance System of Science-Tech Universities for Sustainable Industry and was awarded the QUESTE-SI award for providing the best engineering educationfor industry in Europe

Contact details to obtain further information on the practice

Jurgis Kazimieras Staniškis

Institute of Environmental Engineering (Kaunas University of Technology)

envir.eng@ktu.lt

www.apini.lt/en

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