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CiRcular Economy: SusTainability Implications and guidING progress

Objective

CRESTING will train Early Stage Researchers (ESR) in cutting edge systematic analysis of the process of transformation to a Circular Economy (CE). Establishing a CE (such that the maximum value is extracted from materials and waste generation minimised) is a major policy area within the European Union and elsewhere. Explicitly seen as increasing economic competitiveness and laying a foundation for environmental employment, CE policies are designed to increase resource efficiency and decrease carbon dependency. Previous and ongoing research into the CE, however, has been largely concerned with strategies for implementation. The many different fields of activity comprising the CE (e.g. re-use, recovery, recycling, eco-design amongst others) operate with varying degrees of effectiveness in different places and for different materials. These fields of activity have not been critically analysed as an interrelated social, technical, environmental and, significantly, spatial phenomenon. This programme will advance the critical analysis of the concept and sustainability implications of the CE by the training of 15 ESR analysing CE-related activity and initiatives in a range of geographic and economic settings. CRESTING is divided between 5 work packages (WP) analysing: current discourse and policy contexts (WP1); corporate engagement with the CE (WP2); public sector engagement in the CE (WP3); the potential for local economic development and employment from the CE (WP4); and measuring life cycle impacts and developing sustainability indicators relevant to the CE (WP5). With multidisciplinary and international supervisory teams including non-academic partners within each WP, CRESTING will 1) analyse the sustainability implications of the CE; 2) analyse the spatial dimension of the CE and 3) translate these analyses into specific actions for managing the transformation to the CE.

Coordinator

UNIVERSITY OF HULL
Net EU contribution
€ 819 863,64
Address
Cottingham Road
HU6 7RX Hull
United Kingdom

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Region
Yorkshire and the Humber East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire Kingston upon Hull, City of
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (7)

NOVA ID FCT - ASSOCIACAO PARA A INOVACAO E DESENVOLVIMENTO DA FCT
Portugal
Net EU contribution
€ 476 712,72
Address
Campus De Caparica Faculdade De Ciencias E Tecnologia Da Universidade Nova De Lisboa
2829 516 Caparica

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Region
Continente Área Metropolitana de Lisboa Área Metropolitana de Lisboa
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSIDADE ABERTA
Portugal
Net EU contribution
€ 238 356,36
Address
Rua Da Escola Politecnica 147
1269 001 Lisboa

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITEIT UTRECHT
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 766 122,84
Address
Heidelberglaan 8
3584 CS Utrecht

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Region
West-Nederland Utrecht Utrecht
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITAET GRAZ
Austria
Net EU contribution
€ 511 868,16
Address
Universitatsplatz 3
8010 Graz

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Region
Südösterreich Steiermark Graz
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITE DE TECHNOLOGIE DE TROYES
France
Net EU contribution
€ 525 751,20
Address
Rue Marie Curie 12
10004 Troyes

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Region
Grand Est Champagne-Ardenne Aube
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI MESSINA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 258 061,32
Address
Piazza Pugliatti 1
98122 Messina

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Region
Isole Sicilia Messina
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI GABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO DI CHIETI-PESCARA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 258 061,32
Address
Via Dei Vestini 31
66013 Chieti

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Region
Sud Abruzzo Chieti
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Partners (15)

Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

THE WASTE AND RESOURCES ACTION PROGRAMME
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
2nd Floor Blenheim Court 19 George Street
OX16 5BH Banbury Oxfordshire

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Region
South East (England) Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Oxfordshire
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

MINISTERIE VAN INFRASTRUCTUUR EN WATERSTAAT
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Rijnstraat 8
2500 EX Den Haag

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Region
West-Nederland Zuid-Holland Agglomeratie ’s-Gravenhage
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

NANJING UNIVERSITY
China
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Hankou Road 22
210093 Nanjing

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN
Nigeria
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
1 Oyo Road, Agbowo
200005 Ibadan

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

SAUBERMACHER DIENSTLEISTUNGS AG
Austria
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Hans Roth Strasse 1
8073 Feldkirchen

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Region
Südösterreich Steiermark Graz
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

IPOINT-SYSTEMS GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Ludwig-erhard-strasse 58
72760 Reutlingen

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Region
Baden-Württemberg Tübingen Reutlingen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

Amt der steiermärkischen Landesregierung (Office of the Regional Government of Styria)
Austria
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address

Graz-burg

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

Taiwan CE Network
Taiwan
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address

Taipei

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

Secretaria-Geral do Ministério do Ambiente (Ministry of Environment, Republica Portuguesa)
Portugal
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address

Lisbon

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

KINGSTON UPON HULL CITY COUNCIL
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Guildhall Road, Treasury Building 2nd Floor
HU1 2AB Kingston Upon Hull

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Region
Yorkshire and the Humber East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire Kingston upon Hull, City of
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

Environmental and Management Solutions Ltd
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address

London

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

IDEE ALSACE - INITIATIVES DEVELOPPEMENT DURABLE ALSACE
France
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

ECOINNOVAZIONE SRL
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Via Massimo D Azeglio 51
40123 Bologna

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Nord-Est Emilia-Romagna Bologna
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

APTAR Italia SpA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address

Pescara

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

Mangiatorella SpA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address

Saponara

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00