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Start thinking circularly - Kickstart circular economy Gävleborg

What is circular economy and how can your business benefit from it? Small and medium-sized companies from Gävleborg are welcome to participate free of charge in a workshop series on circular economy. You get inspiration for how your company can adapt for increased climate and business benefits.

Kickstart circular economy is a committed journey that extends over three occasions with inspirational lectures, workshops and discussions. Experienced business developers and process leaders will give you new knowledge and guidance in the field of circular economy.

Scope & layout

Taking part in Kickstart circular economy means that your company invests in a full day and two half days with workshops on circular economy.

Opportunity 1: Full day with inspiration and workshops for new perspectives and ideas

Opportunity 2: Workshops to identify companies' opportunities

Opportunity 3: Companies' reporting and exchange of experiences

Homework between meetings to begin internal processes and thoughts.

A participation will give you:

• New insights about circular economy, see your business and your challenges with new eyes.

• Begin or continue your journey towards a more circular thinking.

• Increase understanding of how circular economy gives you increased competitive advantage and increased profitability.

• Opportunity for continued support, support and access to a national network.

• Increased cooperation between companies in the field of circular economy.

• Preparations for future pressures (Laws, regulations and customer requirements)

For who?

Kickstart Circular Economy is aimed at small and medium-sized companies regardless of industry. These opportunities apply to companies in Gävleborg. We use the EU definition of small, medium and large companies: read more if your company meets the requirements here

You participate with other companies with a maximum of two participants per company. We encourage you who participate to have an equal representation based on age, gender and background. Kickstart circular economy is free of charge for participating companies. Upon registration, you undertake to participate in all three workshop opportunities.

A joint initiative

Kickstart circular economy is an initiative from the Delegationen för cirkulär ekonomi with the aim of providing knowledge and inspiration to small and medium-sized companies to start thinking more circularly. The pilot project is run by SuPr, which is the node for sustainable production in Sweden at Södertälje Science Park, with support from the research institute RISE as the main contractor. The workshops are led by process leaders and business developers from RISE and Propell in Hudiksvall and the meetings are coordinated by IUC Gävleborg. The pilot project is funded by the Swedish Innovation Authority, Vinnova

Questions:
Thomas Åkesson, thomas.akesson@ri.se

Opportunity 1, 28 september, kl 09.00-16.00, Bollnäs
28 Sep 2022
09:00-16:00
Scandic Hotell Stenbomsgatan 8, 821 42 Bollnäs
28 September 2022

Free of charge

25
Workshop,
Opportunity 2, 12 October, kl 11.30-16.00, Bollnäs
12 Oct 2022
11:30-16:00
Scandic Hotell Stenbomsgatan 8, 821 42 Bollnäs
28 September 2022

Free of charge

25
Workshop,
Opportunity 3, 26 October, kl 11.30-16.00, Bollnäs
26 Oct 2022
11:30-16:00
Scandic Hotell Stenbomsgatan 8, 821 42 Bollnäs
28 September 2022

Free of charge

25
Workshop,
Thomas Åkesson

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