Circular economy

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Basque Ecodesign Meeting 2020

When did you touch 150 ecodesigned industrial products “Made in the Basque Country”? 700 professionals will meet 55 companies sharing practical knowledge on how to make more business, greening products and services by Life Cycle Thinking. The “Basque Ecodesign Meeting 2020” will be held in Bilbao...
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Responsible Industry Leads the Sustainable Development – Industry Clusters Connecting Circular Economy

11-12 February 2020 Industrial Clusters and Circular Economy Responsible Industry Leads the Sustainable Development – Snow-castle seminar hall, Kemi, Finland “To learn, experience, observe, adapt, network and to match-make” Regional Council of Lapland in cooperation with European Commission...
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Clusters in the Circular Economy

"At least 250 green clusters in Europe are daily pushing the green transition forward. Helping companies to access the newest knowledge, testing new green business ideas and developing new green innovations. All of this accelerating, changing and supporting European businesses to be more focused on...
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EREK report — The implementation of the circular economy in Europe: Perspectives of EU industry cluster managers and regional policymakers

In the EU Action Plan for the Circular Economy, the European Commission defines circular economy as follows: “In a circular economy the value of products and materials is maintained for as long as possible; waste and resource use are minimised, and resources are kept within the economy when a...
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EU-Japan Centre Webinar 144: Circular Economy in Japan

Registration deadline: 07/10/2019 The webinar scheduled on 08-10-19 | 10:00 h - 11:00 h is targeted to EU companies seeking to collaborate with Japanese business in the area of circular economy. In 40 minutes from your desk, you will discover: The Japanese circular economy policies (national...
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High-level event of the Circular Plastics Alliance

On 11 December 2018 the European Commission announced the launch of the Circular Plastics Alliance, an alliance that gathers public and private stakeholders in the plastics value chains and has the purpose of improving the quality and economics of plastics recycling in Europe and ensuring the 10...
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FILEX France Forum

SAVE the DATE for FILEX France Forum the 1st Forum of the sectors of excellence and territorial ecosystems 12 and 13 September 2019, Paris (France) Organized by France Clusters and its partners, notably the CGET (Government agency for territorial cohesion), the Banque des Territoires (Bank of...
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Circular Economy Mission to Mexico

The Circular Economy Missions are a series of high-level political and business meetings in third countries to communicate and promote sustainable and resource-efficient policies. The missions are organised by the Directorate-General (DG) for the Environment of the European Commission and aim to...
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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...