r3 is currently managing a major sponsorship opportunity for contaminated land managers and service providers with interests in developing the state of practice, promoting their services and attracting high calibre personnel. In 2021 it will launch a book on Sustainable and Risk Based Land Management via the Kindle platform, supported by a community web site. It will assist continuing professional development, practical decision making, and masterâ€™s level teaching. It will be very competitively priced, internationally peer reviewed and available in English, Chinese and Spanish. Initial drafting work is complete, supported by the Chinese government and other sources. Book sponsors will be able to include targeted case studies on a low cost five year renewable basis. Contact us ASAP if you are interested to provide a case study.
Other example projects
Photon Water Treatment is a Czech company with which r3 has a developing market entry and proposal development interest. Recent support has focused on assisting PWT and its partners in developing proposals for European innovation and demonstration programmes, and new technology entry and contact brokerage internationally.
C-CURE Solutions:r3 supported a UK university and research centre in their business and strategic planning for the launch of a new business focusing on innovative remediation technologies based on biochar, which has since also diversified to many other biochar applications (https://www.ccuresolutions.com) .
Regenesis Inc, USA: r3 supported the US company Regenesis (http://www.regenesis.com) to make a highly successful entry to the UK remediation market, as well as providing wider advice about opportunities in Europe and has more recently provided consultancy support to Regenesis on EU policy and regulatory interests related to contaminated land management.
NICOLE, Europe: r3 was one of the founders of NICOLE (with TNO and ICI) in the mid-1990s, via an EU project that led to the initiation of a self-funding network. This network (http://www.nicole.org) and is now a major influence in contaminated land management across Europe including many major industry and consultancy businesses.
Feasibility study and business planning leading to the establishment of CL:AIRE, UK: r3 was one of three partners who carried out the initial feasibility and business planning for the UK contaminated land demonstration organisation (http://www.claire.co.uk). It has continued its relationship with CL:AIRE and assisted them in technical delivery and securing roles in international projects.
Paul Bardos is an evaluator for a wide number of European research and innovation funding programmes, including for the European Commission, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Sweden and other countries
General networking routes
Sstakeholder networks, including http://www.nicole.org (site managers and service providers); www.commonforum.eu and www.iccl.ch (regulators); the International Sustainable Remediation Alliance (http://www.claire.co.uk/projects-and-initiatives/isra-surf-int-l); the Sustainable Remediation For a in the UK, USA, Japan and China and others. takeholder networks: r3 (and its director) work for and are involved in a number of international
International project connections: r3 (and its director) are involved in projects globally (for example, Europe, the Americas and Asia), see http://www.r3environmental.com, as well as for multilateral agencies such as the World Bank and via European projects.
Web platform: r3 owns and operated the EUGRIS European Contaminated Land and Groundwater Information Service: is a web based information portal. EUGRIS currently around a million visits a year, has 4,500 registered members and 10,000 information listings (http://www.eugris.info). It is free to use and access. In 2021 it will be relaunched as the community web site contaminatedland.info, with multiple sponsorship and market channel opportunities.