TTZ is a private non-profit organisation established in 1987 in Bremerhaven, Germany specialized in the fields of environment technology, biomass production, conversion and use, waste and wastewater management and energy efficiency. It is an innovative provider of technology transfer services and conducts customer-oriented trainings, research and development. It has a multicultural and multidisciplinary staff of around 120 persons. TTZ has a worldwide partner network and a broad experience in the development and implementation of projects financed by international organisations, e.g. the EU and the UNDP, as well as by national or regional institutions. It is also a highly recognized R&D service provider for private companies, mainly SMEs from the region.