Uniting the World through One Mission: Exploring the Power of Multiple Hubs! One Mission, Several Hubs Event – January 2023, Brussels
At the event ‘One Mission, Several Hubs’, delegates had the opportunity to learn about the European Digital Innovation Hubs (EDIHs) with Hubs for Circularity and the concept of Circular Hubs, and how they work to support European SMEs in their digitisation efforts. It was a unique event that explored the power of multiple hubs located […]
DG Growth Calls EU Regions to Prepare the Ground for the Transposition of DPPs regulations!
In November Veltha hosted an online workshop, Public-Private Bottom-Up Definition of Digital Product Passport, as part of the Policy Lab, addressing the current subject of Digital Product Passports. Speakers from different perspectives came together to share their experience, expectations and knowledge about Digital Product Passports (DPPs) and the systems and legislation that surround it. What […]
A Startling New Way To Look At Death And Dying: Green Death and Human Composting
Green Death: The European Way The European Union has been working on a circular economy package of rules, focused on reducing waste and pollution. This is part of a broader push by the EU to address climate change and promote sustainable development. As the circular economy package aims to reduce waste in landfills by encouraging […]
Policy Lab Workshop: Private-Public Bottom-Up Definition of Digital Product Passport
Join us at the online workshop Private-Public Bottom-Up Definition of Digital Product Passport, held on November 18th! In the framework of Veltha’s Policy Lab, a platform which has gathered input from over 60 regions in the past year, is launching an online workshop focusing on the concept of Digital Product Passports. This edition of the […]
The Circular Economy And Its Benefits: Why The European Electronic Waste Directive is Necessary as a Strategic Resource for the Circular Economy
Where does Europe stand in E-waste and its regulations? Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) is one of the fastest-growing waste streams in the EU (and globally) and will have harmful consequences if not managed properly. (Read more about e-waste in the previous article https://www.veltha.eu/blog/electronic-waste/ ) In addition, it contains valuable and critical raw materials, […]
Insights of the event “HOW TO FACILITATE THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY TRANSITION” and #EuWeekOfRegions
The biggest annual Brussels-based event dedicated to cohesion policy, the EU Week of Regions and Cities that took place last week, has finished. The four main themes that were addressed during this 20th edition that are considering Green Transition, Territorial Cohesion, Digital Transition, and Youth Empowerment. As part of the occasion, Veltha contributed by hosting […]
Hungry for Agri-food: The road to a solution to food waste
Author: Marta Caixinhas The future of the agri-food sector needs profound changes that accompany the transition to more sustainable systems, in an inclusive approach in terms of processing, packaging, storage, waste, reduction, distribution and retail. The future of the sector is hand in hand with the European Green Deal, as the need for more sustainable […]
UPCOMING: VELTHA’S FIRST INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL FOR THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY!
When? 11-15 July, 2022 | Rome What? Cross-regional networking summer school for the identification of cross-sectoral circular value chains with the support of digital governance tools – intensive one-week training on cross-regional cooperation for circular economy in Europe For Whom? Programme management authorities and development agencies that operate in the field of sustainable development. All […]
Nuclear Power and Circular Economy: is there Chemistry?
The elephant in the room: the nuclear energy Energy is one of the most important aspects of human existence. All the main activities that affect our lives are linked to the consumption of energy. With the advent of modern technologies, the increase of automation and the constant growth of the human population, energy demand has […]
Rethinking the Food System through Circular Economy
The global food system can be defined as an interconnected network encompassing the whole range of actors, infrastructures and activities involved in the production, processing, distribution, consumption and disposal of food and diet products throughout the world, that originate from agriculture, livestock, fisheries, and parts of the wider economic, societal, and natural environments in which […]