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WORKSHOP #6: EREK held its sixth workshop in Madrid - Compete in a more resource efficient and circular economy by product policy and eco-design

Date: 19.02.2019
Thursday, 14th February 2019 saw EREK – the European Resource Efficiency Knowledge Centre – co-host a workshop in Madrid, Spain. The event, entitled ‘Compete in a more resource efficient and circular...

INTERVIEW #11 : The Club of Excellence in Sustainability bets on the circular economy in 2019

Date: 18.01.2019
The Club de Excelencia en Sostenibilidad (Club of Excellence in Sustainability) is a business association bringing together major companies who believe that sustainable growth is the way forward for...

INTERVIEW #10 : Eco-design takes a strategic turn in Brussels

Date: 15.01.2019
What are the keys to a successful support programme promoting eco-design in SMEs?  EREK News asked Perrine Collin of Brussels-based UCM EcoDesign to tell us how they work with such a diverse range of...

EREK Quarterly #2- Ecodesign: Get off to a good start in the Circular Economy

Date: 15.01.2019
Eco-design is a way of making products environmentally friendly from the design up, by incorporating environmental aspects into the planning, development and design process stages of a product, and...

Digitalisation and resource efficiency

Date: 15.01.2019
Industry 4.0 is a name given to the current trend of automation, digital technologies, data monitoring, cloud computing, internet of things, and other computing-based solutions. Digitally enabled...

Interview #9 : It’s industry but not as we know it!

Date: 15.01.2019
A new revolution is rivalling the steam- and electricity-powered behemoths of centuries past that made automated production possible and later paved the way for computing and robotics. But there is...

Apply until January 31, 2019 for funding in R&I on Raw Materials to foster Circular Economy

Date: 10.01.2019
Attention, all EREK aficionados !  The ERA-MIN Joint Call 2018 on "Raw materials for the sustainable development and the circular economy" is open for the submission of transnational joint R&I...

Training the trainers: a strategy for green capacity building and examples from the construction sector

Date: 08.01.2019
Background rationale for the Bus.Trainers programme. Vocational Education and Training (VET) trainers are in charge of transmitting skills to industry workers and employees. As such, they are key...

Interview #8: Eco-design, the long-distance race that has to be won

Date: 18.12.2018
Active in environmental protection for some 35 years, there is unlikely to be many organisations in Europe with a better pedigree in this fast-changing and complex field than the Basque Environmental...

Interview #7 : The new face of ecoinnovation in Italy

Date: 12.12.2018
Ecoinnovazione srl is a research spin-off of ENEA, the Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development established in 2012. Sustainable finance, resource...

KET4CleanProduction helps SMEs embrace the thrilling new world of KETs

Date: 21.11.2018
HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF KETs ?  Key Enabling Technologies – or KETs, by the catchiest of names – are emerging technologies and processes which have been singled out on account of their game-changing...

INTERVIEW #6 : Speeding up the transition to sustainability - Start-up potential and support networks in Bulgaria

Date: 21.11.2018
  Cleantech Bulgaria is a business network for clean technology, innovation and sustainable development, connecting entrepreneurs, SMEs and large enterprises with experts, science and education...