Policy Models

Policy Models

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Medical implants: the ins and outs Medical implants are devices usually positioned inside the body for medical purposes for prolonged periods of time. They are generally contrived out of synthetic materials and are utilized to replace body parts, provide medication, monitor and regulate body functions, and additionally deliver support to organs and tissues. These devices […]

According to Degryse (2005:140), raw materials can be defined as substances in unprocessed or minimally processed states, as well as any matter coming from agriculture, forestry, fishing or mineral in its natural form or which has undergone the transformation required to prepare it for the international market in substantial volumes. Just to give you an […]

The textile industry, an ever-growing industry with a high demand that leaves major environmental impacts throughout the world. Clothes, footwear, and household textiles are responsible for water pollution, greenhouse gas emissions, and landfill, with 10% of the global greenhouse gas emissions caused by the production of textiles. A change needs to be made and these […]