<p>&nbsp;</p> <p align="justify">The Pollutec international exhibition, which took place at the Eurexpo Lyon exhibition center November 27 to 30, <strong>confirmed the vitality of the <a title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/entreprise-chimie/index,p,224,EN.jsp" target="_blank">environmental industry sectors</a> and the significant role they are playing in the ecological transition process, now more necessary than ever</strong>. No less than 2,318 exhibitors, 29.1% of whom were from abroad, presented their solutions to <strong>62,868 professional visitors</strong>. Of these, 8,000 were international visitors from 105 different countries. High attendance but highly qualified too, since the large majority of the visitors were influential and had considerable decision-making powers, resulting in some particularly productive exchanges with exhibitors. <strong>The visitors were also attracted by the extensive program for the 2012 edition of the event.</strong></p> <p align="justify">&nbsp;</p> <p align="justify">Key topics included: <strong>sustainable cities and sustainable industry</strong>, which drew packed audiences throughout, both at the forums and at specific events held in the exhibition hall or shown at the TV studio, thanks to their practical approach that allowed them to respond to expectations (intelligent networks, green mobility, ecological engineering and rehabilitation of wasteland on the one hand, and process performance, energy efficiency, green design and recycling of materials on the other). <strong>Subjects connected to advances in <a title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/industrie-cleantech-chimie/index,p,100024,EN.jsp" target="_blank">green industry </a>research</strong>, another strong focus of this 2012 edition, also attracted large audiences. The international events organized this year were highly successful too, whether it was the Sustainable City Solutions colloquium (nearly 200 attendees registered), the b2fair business meetings (712 scheduled encounters with 146 companies) and highlights related to &#8220;Country of the Year,&#8221; Argentina.</p> <p align="justify">&nbsp;</p> <p align="justify"><strong>This edition revealed many innovative solutions, particularly in line with the expected transition in ecological and energy-related matters</strong>. In this respect, Pollutec clearly demonstrated that green technology innovation is an integral part of company strategies for performance and competitiveness.<br></p> <p></p>