CIRCULOOS First Expression of Interest Webinar Recap

On June 19th, CIRCULOOS hosted a webinar to discuss the benefits of participating in the CIRCULOOS Expression of Interest. The session was attended by 32 participants and covered the objectives, guidelines, and scope of the upcoming CIRCULOOS Open Calls. If you missed the webinar, you can still watch it at the CIRCULOOS Open Calls page […]

CIRCULOOS at the Digital Enterprise Show 2024

The CIRCULOOS project was showcased at the Digital Enterprise Show #DES2024, on behalf of the project’s partner Alastria, held from June 11th to 13th in Malaga, Spain. It provided a great opportunity to raise awareness about the CIRCULOOS project, its mission, progress, and the current call for Expression of Interest. Sustainability was high on the […]

Blockchain Technology for Circular Economy Innovation

In an era where sustainability is paramount, the intersection of blockchain technology and circular economy principles presents a transformative opportunity. This article introduces the fundamentals of both concepts, illustrating their potential to create environmentally and socially responsible systems. We will explore their application within the CIRCULOOS project, and highlight Alastria’s role in this groundbreaking initiative. […]

Sustainability and Circular Economy decision-making using GRETA

GRETA (Green Targets), a web-based software tool developed by SUPSI (the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland), will be used in the CIRCULOOS project to aid users in making decisions that advance sustainability and circular practices. The holistic sustainability profiles assessed in GRETA cover environmental, social, and economic aspects in the context […]

10 good reasons for Manufacturing SMEs to adopt the circular economy principles in Europe

The European Union took a series of actions promoting the transition to a carbon-neutral, resource efficient, and competitive economy and helping industries to adopt the circular economy principles.   The impact of industrial massive production has caused severe damage to the planet, and human influence on climate change has been scientifically proved by observing thousand […]

5 Actions for businesses in the circular economy sector

How circularity enablers can be applied in practice by businesses? This is one of the key issues that have been tackled recently by the CIRCULOOS’ partner, INNOMINE. This transformation process of existing (or new) businesses towards more circular practices was identified by Dilmegani (2022) and has been summarized in five main points below.1   Design an […]

Circular economy’ good practices in the manufacturing sector.

When the industry foster opportunities to positively impact the world Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises must be empowered to adopt circular economy concepts by designing products that positively impact the world.     Adopting a circular economy in the manufacturing sector still has a long way to go, but progress is being made, and big companies […]

Welcome to CIRCULOOS: Enabling SMEs to transition towards a circular economy

CIRCULOOS is a new European Commission-funded project, run by 18 partners, which aims to Empowering MSMEs for Circular Economy Success with Sustainable Solutions Empower manufacturing industry with circular economy principles The European-funded project CIRCULOOS enables Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises to transition towards a circular economy providing tools to orchestrate and optimize the supply-chain end-to-end. […]