Catalogue of Environmental Research Expertise in Ireland

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Organisation Contact Details

Contact First Name: Mary

Contact Surname: Liddane

Contact Address:

Unit 9 Eastgate Avenue, Eastgate Business Park Little Island, Cork

Telephone Contact Number: +353 21 435 1990

Fax Contact Number:

Email Address: m.liddane@complianceandrisks.com

Organisation Details

Organisation Type: SME

Higher Education Organisation Name:

Other Organisation Name(s) if appropriate: Compliance & Risks

Research Organisation or Company/Corporate Website: www.complianceandrisks.com

Organisation or Individual Expertise:
Compliance & Risks is the most trusted global regulatory intelligence provider for the electronics sector. Using its proprietary web based global regulatory tracking system, Compliance 2 Product (C2P); we help our clients to manage their compliance requirements across the globe. Our clients comprise some of the largest Fortune 500 companies, innovative SMEs and international bodies including UN agencies.
Compliance & Risks has developed proprietary regulatory research methodologies that enable the extraction of compliance requirements from 250 countries. These requirements are then monitored on a daily basis for clients.
C2P is a powerful database of over 17,000 global regulations and standards across key policy areas including e-Waste, WEEE, RoHS, REACH, E-PEAT, batteries, energy efficiency, import/export regulations, labelling, and packaging. Clients receive business sensitive market access and market intelligence reports with compliance news, alerts, key dates, deadlines, exemptions, and expert commentary from regional and sector experts worldwide.
Compliance & Risks also provides tailored data protection solutions for clients across numerous sectors. These solutions include a range of services: audits, data protection knowledge centre, bespoke policies and procedures and training and awareness campaigns. Our solutions support our clients to significantly improve their organisation’s data protection systems which enhance their cyber security and their business reputation.
Compliance & Risks’ employees are experienced in participating in multi-stakeholder research projects and in providing SME insights into policy recommendations for the European Commission. Compliance & Risks is currently participating in the CWIT Project (Countering Waste Electronic & Electrical Equipment Illegal Trade) with INTERPOL and UN Agencies the UN University and UNICRI (the UN Inter-regional Crime and Justice Institute). The CWIT project aims to provide a set of recommendations to support the European Commission, law enforcement authorities, and customs organisations, in countering the illegal trade of eWaste in and from Europe. Compliance & Risks will utilise C2P to provide a powerful database of compliance news, alerts, key dates, deadlines, exceptions and exemptions together with commentary from regional and sector experts worldwide. Compliance & Risks are also involved in the public dissemination of the project and have developed the project website and branding material.
In addition to technical and project management assistance, Compliance & Risks can also support the marketing, branding and website development tasks required in the project dissemination phases of Horizon 2020 projects.

Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:
Policy dissemination regulatory environmental digital security data protection privacy competitiveness audit analysis database repository e-Waste WEEE tracking impact assessment RoHS REACH ePEAT batteries energy efficiency import/export regulations alerts software networks svhcs hazardous substances climate change green procurement transport of dangerous goods product safety

National Research Funding

EPA Research Programme

This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas:

 Sustainable Environment Research
 Climate Change Research
 Green Enterprise Research

Involvement in Relevant National Expert Groups


EU Research Partnerships

This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas of EU Research Partnerships:

Climate Change


Interests indicated in the Climate Change Joint Programming Initiative

 Sustainable Transformations of Society in the Face of Climate Change

 Improving Tools for Decision-Making under Climate Change

Relevant information in relation to Participation relevant experts groups

No information specified

Details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation were involved in.

No information specified


Horizon 2020


Horizon 2020 website

Challenge 5 (Climate Action, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials)

This researcher or research organisation has outlined their interests in Challenge 5 as follows:

Transition towards a green economy through eco-innovation

 Support innovative policies and societal changes

 Measure and assess progress towards a green economy

 Foster resource efficiency through digital systems

 Strengthen eco-innovative technologies, processes, services and products including exploring ways to reduce the quantities of raw materials in production and consumption, and overcoming barriers in this context and boost their market uptake

Global environmental observation and information systems

Interest indicated in this area

Focus Areas

 Smart cities and communities

 Energy Efficiency

 Mobility for growth

 Waste: a resource to recycle, reuse and recover raw materials

 Overcoming the crisis: new ideas, strategies and governance structures for Europe

 Digital security

Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas

This researcher/organisation has interest(s) in Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas as outlined as follows

None specified.

Expertise in Societal Challenges 5 Cross-cutting Areas

This researcher has indicated interest(s) and expertise in Societal Challenges 5 Cross-cutting areas as follows:

No cross-cutting areas specified

Details of Participation in European Innovation Partnerships and European Technology Platforms:

The details of any ETPs or EIP this researcher/organisation have participated in or are currently participating in is outlined as follows.

No participation information provided.


Relevant EU Research Experience

Information in relation to Participation in relevant experts groups

Involvement in EU-funded research projects: Please outline details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation was involved in.

Compliance & Risks’ employees are experienced in participating in multi-stakeholder research projects and in providing SME insights into policy recommendations for the European Commission.
Compliance & Risks is currently participating in the CWIT Project (Countering Waste Electronic & Electrical Equipment Illegal Trade) with INTERPOL and UN Agencies the UN University and UNICRI (the UN Inter-regional Crime and Justice Institute). The CWIT project aims to provide a set of recommendations to support the European Commission, law enforcement authorities, and customs organisations, in countering the illegal trade of eWaste in and from Europe. Compliance & Risks will utilise C2P to provide a powerful database of compliance news, alerts, key dates, deadlines, exceptions and exemptions together with commentary from regional and sector experts worldwide.
Compliance & Risks\\\' employees have previously participated in FP7 projects including:
SKEMA: aimed at creating a sustainable knowledge platform for the use of stakeholders in the maritime transport and logistics industry.
PROPS: aimed at promoting and developing short sea shipping individually and as part of multi modal logistics chains.
e-FREIGHT: aimed at supporting, from a transport perspective, the strengthening of the internal market and competitiveness and improving regulations to create a more dynamic business environment
Compliance & Risks’ employees have also completed several closed tenders on behalf of various DG’s within the European Commission.


LIFE and COST Actions





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Go to the COST website

Interest in LIFE subprogrammes:

 Environment and Resource Efficiency

 Environmental Governance and Information


COST Actions/LIFE programmes the researcher is currently or has participated in:


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