Circular economy

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New resources available under Science for Environment Policy

Does your company work in Circular Economy or Resource Efficiency? New resources are available for you to explore under the Science for Environment Policy (SfEP)! The SfEP is a free news and information service, aiming to help stakeholders and policy-makers stay informed with the latest...
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Four COSME projects help to make fashion more sustainable

The fashion industry can play a big role in reaching the objective of climate neutrality by 2050. In this context, the European Commission is committed to supporting a more sustainable industry. There are huge opportunities for businesses in the fashion industry; five million people are directly...
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European Green Deal to transform economy and society

Achieving a reduction of at least 55% in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 is crucial to Europe becoming the world's first climate-neutral continent and making the European Green Deal a reality. The European Commission has presented new legislation to deliver on the targets agreed in the European...
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Basque Country supports innovation and the circular economy

The second challenge of the Basque Country Circular Economy Strategy 2030 focuses on innovation through materials, processes, and products. Innovation allows the challenges established in European policy instruments to be converted into business opportunities. 36 new innovative projects in the...
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DigiCirc tools for SMEs

DigCirc brings companies together with the goal of making the economy more sustainable. Supported by the EU, the project includes clusters, business experts, circular professors, tech developers, consultants, and designers. As well as open calls, an accelerator programme, and events, the DigiCirc...
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Circular Economy in Textiles: Examples from Denmark

In the meeting on 2 March, the European Alliance Against Coronavirus travelled virtually to Denmark to talk about circular economy and examples from the textile ecosystem. Betina Simonsen, Lifestyle & Design Cluster​, presented the cluster activities to support and implement circular economy...
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How can plastics be more sustainable?

Thanks to their versatility, plastics have become key materials in strategic sectors such as packaging, building and construction, transportation, renewable energy, medical devices, and even sport products. There are about 60,000 European companies in the plastics industry, mainly SMEs, employing...
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Applications to DigiCirc Blue Economy Open Call are NOW OPEN!

Blue Economy opencall goal is to attract and engage SMEs wanting to develop innovative solutions focused on digital technologies by addressing specific challenges from the blue economy domain. To do so, we will offer SMEs the chance to join an exciting accelerator programme! SMEs can join the Blue...

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Internationalization conclusions from our SMEs Frontrunners analysis

The project run an analysis of its ecosytems and identified 10 frontrunners companies & SMEs from the sustainable fashion industry, who shared their lessons learned and are giving through this report recommendations based on their experience and strategy in internationalization, considering the...
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More than 100 companies in the Food-Packaging sectors discuss the circular economy and the legislative framework of food packaging

The Packaging Cluster and the Foodservice Cluster organized a virtual conference on the occasion of World Recycling Day on May 17, with more than 100 attendees During the session, the different current strategies for the incorporation of the circular economy and the regulations that exist for this...
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New recovery plan to transform the industry and move it towards a digital green model

On April 14 and 15, the Packaging Cluster attended the European Forum for Science, Technology and Innovation, Transfiere 2021, to learn first-hand about the innovations that mark the forefront of knowledge and research The day before, on March 13, the Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan of...
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Packaging Cluster boosts and presents 8 projects to promote the circular economy

A total of 21 entities and companies have participated directly in the preparation of the proposals, with a total budget of about half a million euros Last Friday, the deadline for submitting the 2020 call for the promotion of circular economy projects of the Agència de Residus de Catalunya closed...