Pollutec,  a leading general-interest exhibition in the environment and energy spheres, brings together professionals from around the world in Lyon every two years. With the aim of diminishing the impact of human activities on the environment in the industrial, governmental and tertiary sectors, the exhibition enables these industry insiders to discover innovative solutions to meet today’s challenges. The 27th edition of the exhibition will be held from 29 November to 3 December 2016 at Eurexpo-Lyon.

Key figures on the Pollutec exhibition (2014 edition)

  • 100,000 sq. m.
    • 60,000  professional visitors
    • 2,500  exhibitors
    • 400  conferences
    • 200  innovations unveiled for their world premiere
    • 8  major sectors
    • 5  main focus areas

Focus 2016

This year, the exhibition will feature 5 focus areas: sustainable cities, sustainable industry and industry 4.0, aquatic and coastal environments, agriculture, and hospitals and sustainable development. These focus areas will be represented by industry professionals, from each sector, in dedicated spaces, and featured during various events: awards ceremonies, presentations of opportunities, conferences and business meetings.

15% international visitors


With 6 in 10 visitors stating they go to no other exhibition and 15% of the visitors coming from outside France, the exhibition has a very good audience. It is a means to promote the city of Lyon, which can thus tout its many advantages and commitments in the environment and energy spheres. With clean technologies among the 5 sectors of excellence, the entire ecosystem will benefit from this exhibition.