Circular economy

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Circular Economy BiTour Brazil invites projects on renewables and waste management for the poultry industry during 2019.

This trade mission is dedicated to co-creation of business cases and technology matchmaking to act on opportunities being identified by Green-ID on circular economy in Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina and Paraná states. Brazil is the #2 poultry exporter in the world. These states represent about 60...
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The European Hub and Network for a compelling vision. Let’s get to know EREK!

Who, or rather, what is EREK? It is the European Commission’s brand new European Resource Efficiency Knowledge Centre. What is EREK’s purpose, then? For that, you need to go back to 2015 when the European Commission issued a call for tenders to “provide information and support to European SMEs...
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Kick-starting the circular economy amongst SMEs in Europe! : SME support organisations wanted

The European Commission has just launched a project which aims to kick-start the circular economy amongst SMEs in Europe. For this project we are looking for: • SME support organisations which would like to receive training on the subject of circular economy; • circular solution providers (companies...
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The Packaging Cluster promotes two circular economy projects

The Packaging Cluster promotes two circular economy projects. A new food packaging will be developed for the meat sector and the industrial symbiosis with the textile sector will be studied. As part of the fund line for projects to promote the circular economy of the Agencia de Residuos de Catalunya...
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Explore green business opportunities in China

23-25 November, 2016 , China National Convention Center (Beijing) The European Commission invites small and medium-sized companies to join a circular economy delegation to Beijing on 23-25 November 2016. The delegation takes place on the occasion of the 1st China International Circular Economy...
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New Innovation Deals to Reduce Barriers to Innovation and Boost Circular Economy

Innovation Deals, a new pilot scheme launched by the European Commission today, aim to help innovators with promising solutions to environmental issues to navigate regulatory challenges to bringing their ideas to market. In an open invitation published for expressions of interest the Commission is...
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AER - Regional Innovation Award 2016

The Assembly of European Regions (the largest independent interregional organisation in Europe, with 200 regional authorities from 35 countries as members and over 200 million citizens living in its member regions (both EU and no-EU) would like to share with members of the European Cluster...
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RESOURCE EFFICIENCY AND CIRCULAR ECONOMY IN THE EU AND JAPAN

The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation and Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) coorganised a seminar on Resource Efficiency and Circular Economy (RE/CE) on February 15, 2016 in Tokyo. The seminar consisted of three sessions. The first session was the introduction of RE/CE...
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EU-JAPAN BUSINESS ROUND TABLE SUBMITS ITS 2016 RECOMMENDATIONS

Tokyo, 21 April – BRT co-Chairmen Kazuo Tsukuda (Senior Executive Adviser, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.) and Fabrice Brégier (President and CEO, Airbus S.A.S.) submitted the Round Table’s 2016 Recommendations to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska who received them on...
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CIRCULAR ECONOMY MISSION TO CHILE (25-26 April 2016)

Mr Daniel Calleja, Director-General of the Directorate-General for the Environment of the European Commission will lead a Circular Economy Mission to Santiago de Chile on 25-26 April 2016 back-to-back with the XIV World Mining Exhibition and Congress for Latin America (www.expomin.cl). More...