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Profile of registrant

Ecodesign Centre

Identification number in the register: 911081411272-30
Registration date: 05/06/13 15:24:10

The information on this organisation was last modified on 10/06/14 11:52:53
The date of the last annual update was 10/06/14 11:52:53

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Ecodesign Centre
Acronym: EDC
Legal status: Academic Institution
Website address:


Section: IV - Think tanks, research and academic institutions
and more precisely: Think tanks and research institutions

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Phil Harfield
Position: Senior Project Officer

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Phil Harfield
Position: Senior Project Officer

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 0 PDR, Cardiff Metropolitan University 
Cardiff CF5 2YB
Telephone number: (+2920) 205580
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: NA

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: We make ecodesign happen through developing and delivering collaborative multi-sectoral ecodesign projects (in partnership with the private, public and third sectors). This includes working with companies, industry associations, design agencies, educators, government policy-makers, government-funded organisations and social enterprises amongst others. These ecodesign projects are underpinned by applied research, international best practice scanning, active participation in UK and international networks and a focus on capacity building.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • sub-national
  • national
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 9
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Delivery of two FP7 funded research projects.

PhD studentship in ecodesign funded under European Social Fund as part of the Regional Development Fund.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology


Total number of members that are natural persons: 8
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

European Network of Ecodesign Centres (ENEC) launched in 2013.

Financial data

Financial year: 04/2012 - 04/2013
Total budget: 370,000
of which public financing: 370,000
- from European sources:
- Procurement: 150,000
- Grants:
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources: 220,000
from other sources:
- donations:
- contributions from members:
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 300000  € - 350000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Overheads of 40% of the total estimate stated above are deducted from our annual expenditure by the University we are affiliated with.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.