APEMETA – Portuguese Association of Environmental Technology Companies, is a business association of the environmental technologies sector, private and non-profit, and was founded in 1991, with the objective of supporting the business activity of the sector, disseminating and strengthening its competencies.
With the status of public utility since 2006 and a non-governmental environmental organization, registered with APA – Portuguese Environment Agency , APEMETA is committed to the continuous training of the sector through training, seminars and national projects to support collective actions of qualification, entrepreneurship and internationalization, having also collaborated in several international projects.
It is organized into four departments: Projects and Services, Quality, Administrative and Financial and Communication and Image, being the top management involved in all processes associated with apemeta’s activity. Its Quality Management system is certified according to ISO 9001:2015, and is also a training entity certified by DGERT – Directorate General of Employment and Labor Relations.
Currently has more than 200 associated companies, acting in defense of their interests and stimulating their development through the incentive to innovation, and the establishment of complementarities and synergies, with the aim of disseminating their competencies, both nationally and internationally where it has a network of more than 50 partner institutions , mainly covering consolidated markets in Europe and emerging markets in Europe, Africa, South and Central America.