MISTRA REES special session at the EcoDesign 2019 conference in Yokohama, Japan.
Associate professor Carl Dalhammar together with colleagues from Linköping University organised the special session ‘Advancing Circular Economy in the Manufacturing Industry: The Importance of Design, Business Models, and Policies’ showcasing research results of the MISTRA REES project.
The special session ‘Advancing Circular Economy in the Manufacturing Industry: The Importance of Design, Business Models, and Policies’ organised on the first day of the EcoDesign 2019 conference in Yokohama, Japan, attracted high participation and interest among international researchers, Japanese industrial actors, as well as from representatives of the European Commission and Ellen MacArthur Foundation.
Associate professor Carl Dalhammar presented about conflicting policies in the EU related to Ecodesign and Circular Economy. PhD candidate Leonidas Milios presented critical inputs towards a Roadmap for a Resource Efficient and Effective Manufacturing Industry in Sweden. The session concluded with a panel discussion on the importance of integrating design, business models and policies for enabling the transition to a Circular Economy.
The purpose of the EcoDesign symposium is to bring together worldwide professionals interested in advancing the state of the art in Eco-Design for exchanging knowledge that encompasses a broad range of disciplines among various distinct communities. In the symposiums, the latest issues on Eco-Design have been discussed. Professionals from industry, research laboratories, consulting, government, and academia are encouraged to attend.