NewsCIRCOMOD & CircEUlar: two project meetings in Venice

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CIRCOMOD & CircEUlar: two project meetings in Venice

From the 17th to the 19th of April 2023, the partners of the two projects met in Venice for a 3-day project meeting, hosted by the RFF-CMCC European Institute on Economics and the Environment. These projects, focused on circular economy modeling and practices, demonstrated how collaborative innovation can drive substantial change.

The main purpose of the meeting was to re-align the partners regarding the ongoing activities of the project since the kick-off meeting in 2022 and to agree on a conceptual framework for integrating research across the projects. Indeed, partners shared the progress of the different Work Packages, presented future actions, and set up the upcoming milestones. Moreover, some breakroom groups facilitate discussions around the different focus areas of the project, with the aim of creating synergies and cross-collaboration.

Being a collaborative workshop, the two consortia identified diverse areas of collaboration, including mobility and buildings research, data formats and sharing, conducting surveys, and jointly engaing with relevant stakeholder groups. Numerous ways to capitalise on knowledge and experiences for achieving the common goals of promoting a societal transformation towards a net-zero emission circular economy and indentifying strategies for climate change mitigation were indentified.

Social activities and a dinner between the partners of the two projects further facilitated networking and cooperation as well as made these days fun and interactive.

Learn more about CIRCOMOD and CircEUlar.