Month: June 2021

LOOPS: the end of season I

Ladies and gentlemen, we finally got to the epilogue of this incredible eye-opening journey through the planets of innovation that are being explored by the H2020-funded projects. To end with a bang, we decided to conclude the session by addressing one of the most pressing issues of our time: the management of water in remote areas of the Mediterranean territories. Because of water scarcity, the Mediterranean Regions face significant challenges…

The Policy Lab 2.0 – The end

After three months of dialogue and discourse surrounding circular tools in EU regions, the Policy lab period for this term has come to an end. Regional officers and private stakeholders from all parts of Europe have come together to foster sustainable policies concerning circularity. The main research question for this term orbited around the identification of the most suitable tools for an equitable transition towards a circular economy in the…

Circular economy in Europe: alliance building on the radar

One of the main buzzwords that resonates from the talks about circular economy is the term “collaboration” on multiple fronts, among different actors and at various levels of governance. Building bridges is indeed an extremely crucial engine in the creation of a well-oiled circular machine. However, turning this principle into a pragmatic action is not that simple and some territories might be better equipped or with ideal existing conditions that…