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Circular Economy Group May Newsletter

May 2015
Circular Economy
Welcome to the KTN’s Collaborations for a Circular Economy Community Newsletter.  We’ve had a busy spring supporting applicants to the Innovate UK Circular economy: business models competition, which has now closed.  Good luck to all of the applicants!  Our eyes are now turning to the large funding opportunity offered by Horizon2020 – it’s a complex landscape but there are lots of relevant topics expected.  Get early sight of expected topic areas by joining our webinar.

8 June 2015 - Horizon2020 Circular Economy webinar

11 June 2015 - Open Source Circular Economy Days 2015

16 June 2015 - The Circular Economy and Reuse in organisations - Edinburgh

17 June 2015 - How to set up or improve a reuse system in your organisation – Nottingham

18 June 2015 - Circular Economy Business Forum Workshop: operations, supply chain and logistics workshop

25 June 2015 - EC Circular Economy Stakeholder Workshop: Closing the Loop – Circular Economy Conference

30 June 2015 - How to set up or improve a reuse system in your organisation – Exeter

8 July 2015 - How to set up or improve a reuse system in your organisation – Belfast

  Support and Funding  
Get Help Adopting Resource Efficient Business Models via REBus 
Interested in trialing a new, more resource efficient business model in your organisation? The REBus project is looking for SMEs interested in free tailored support to identify and realise more efficient, alternative ways to meet customers’ needs and increase profitability. Complete your expression of interest - Last few places, apply now to avoid disappointment!
£30-50k Funding Available Through Arup’s Global Research Challenge 2015 – Future Cities
£20M Funding Available Through London’s Waste Infrastructure Investment Fund
  Community News  
Ellen MacArthur Foundation and Granta Design Launch of Circularity Indicator Tool
Progress Towards Proposed UK Nutrient Platform
European Commission Publishes “Roadmap” for Revised Circular Economy Package
European Resource Hierarchy
Green Alliance Report: UK Resource Governance for the 21st Century
Office for Resource Management Bid Launched in Parliament
Help Navigating Legal & Regulatory Hurdles to Circular Business Models
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