RPA (with Wirtschaftskammer Österreich) has been commissioned by the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) to develop and conduct a pilot action aimed at contributing to the substitution of chemical substances of potential concern by other solutions such as alternative chemical substances and/or technologies and processes.  The main aims are to facilitate contacts, through the Partnership Opportunities Database (POD), between SMEs interested in replacing substances of potential concern used in their industrial processes, with solution providers, and to draw general conclusion from the exercise consisting in adapting, testing and validating the POD profiles (entry point to the POD) needed to establish the contact between SMEs in this specific field.

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