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Registration is open for the SusChem 2017 Brokerage event, which will take place on 18 October 2017 in Brussels, Belgium.

The Horizon 2020 work programme for 2018-2020 is expected to be officially published in October and until then you can consult a Commission document that describes the context for the entire strategic programming process, which will guide the preparation of the work programme itself, here:http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/horizon2020/sites/horizon2020/files/stratprog_overarching_version_for_publication.pdf

 

Grant-It and the SusChem brokerage event

Participants can propose their project ideas for the 2018 and 2019 calls of Horizon 2020 on GRANT-IT – a one-stop access to funding opportunities from the European Commission and Regional and National governments in the field of sustainable chemistry.

SusChem members can use GRANT-IT resources for free to search for funding, identify project opportunities, propose project ideas and search for potential project partners. SusChem members can log-in with their SusChem username and password.

Submitting your project ideas via GRANT-IT will make it available to the whole SusChem community and allow interested partners to contact you for meeting requests when the brokerage speed dating tool is open.

For more information and registration, please visit the SusChem 2017 Brokerage event registration portal or contact SusChem Secretariat atsuschem [at] suschem [dot] org.

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EduZWaCE

11 November, 2018

The new Erasmus + Strategic Partnership Project on Education for Zero Waste and Circular Economy will start soon! The kick of meeting is organized by the project leader (AKETH- EG), in Trikala, Greece, on the 20 – 21st of November, with the participation of the following members: NCSPC, Atmoterm, Global Reach, StadtLabor, Enviros, LNEG, Prospektiker, EKOrast, and University of Maribor

Core Group PREPARE Meeting

11 November, 2018

The Core Group PREPARE Meeting, took place in Maribor on the 26th of September with the support of the University of Maribor and back to back with the 13th International Scientific Conference “SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN SCIENCE, EDUCATION AND BUSINESS”.

Invitation to 2018 Core Group Prepare Meeting

4 July, 2018

Continuing the spirit of Prepare,  we would like to invite you to the 2018  Core Group PREPARE Meeting, to exchange knowledge and information, discuss the strategy for the next years and make plans for new projects, … and last but not list, rejoice our friendship!

 

Call for Papers The 13th International Scientific Conference SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND CURRENT CHALLENGES 2018: SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN SCIENCE, EDUCATION AND BUSINESS Thursday, 27 September 2018, Maribor, Slovenia, Europ

4 July, 2018

The red tape of the IRDO 2018 conference is a broader insight in what science and scientists, educators and managers can and must do for both the further development, a growing human standard of living, and diminishing the risks of crises (all way to the 3rd World War and caused/natural catastrophes).

The Prepare Network Secretariat goes to Romania for the next three years!

4 July, 2018

The National Centre for Sustainable Production and Consumption (NCSPC) from Timisoara, Romania, has taken over the Secretariat of Prepare with big ambitions to intensify the networking and business activities and increase the visibility of Prepare at the national and international level.

The new objectives of Prepare could be achieved full with support and contributions from all our members! 

Copernicus Alliance Conference 2016

7 October, 2016

The Copernicus Alliance Conference: Sustainability Transformation of Science Systems took place in Vienna, Austria, 14 - 16 September 2016. The 2016 COPERNICUS Alliance Conference focuses on the sustainability transformation of institutional, national and international science systems. It will reflect on policies and practices that support or hinder researchers and educators of higher education institutions to practice inter- and transdisciplinary approaches of sustainability science.

Participants of the conference elaborated on:

Call for Papers - ERSCP 2017

7 October, 2016

18th European Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production will take place on Skiathos Island, Greece in October 2017. The ERSCP is one of Europe's most remarkable conferences in its field and has taken place periodically since 1994. ERSCPs favour discussions about the key issues in sustainable consumption and production; the exchange of thoughts, knowledge, experiences and SCP proposals; and the creation of a European (also worldwide) community of research and practice in sustainable consumption and production.

Call for papers - World Resources Forum 2015

3 April, 2015

The World Resources Forum conference will take place in Davos, Switzerland, 11-14 October 2015. The overall theme of the conference is “Boosting Resource Productivity by adopting the Circular Economy” with key topics:

 

- Circular economy and decoupling
- Technological innovation, business and finance
- Targets, indicators, and benchmarks for resource use
- Lifestyles and education

 

The Call for papers has recently been published with submission deadline: 1st May 2015.

 

Renewables successfully driving down carbon emissions in Europe

18 February, 2015

Wind, solar, biomass and other renewable energy technologies has continued to grow. New data shows they have been an important driving force in reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Europe.

 

Without the deployment of renewable energy since 2005, greenhouse gas emissions in 2012 could have been 7% higher than actual emissions, according to the EEA report Renewable energy in Europe – approximated recent growth and knock-on effects.

 

Circular Economy package will be ditched and re-tabled, despite protests

29 January, 2015

The European Commission’s decision to ditch the Circular Economy package of waste, recycling and incineration laws, was confirmed, despite the objections of the EU Parliament and national environment ministers. Legal procedures to officially dump the legislation should be completed in the next couple of months, the Commission told EurActiv.

 

The final decision has been taken and nothing could be foreseen that would change the executive’s mind at this stage, EU sources said.