Circular Economy Projects

Browse the diverse projects exploring the Circular Economy hosted at the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development

Ongoing projects

Three missions with one stone: the road towards circular green hydrogen production (2023-2027)

This interdisciplinary project aims to develop a cradle-to-cradle electrolyzer system for green hydrogen production, integrating material and chemical engineering sciences with innovation systems and circular economy principles. More.

Pathways towards sustainable circular business models (2022-2026)

This collaboration between Utrecht University and the Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO) supports firms in their transition to more circular business models, not by defining circularity, but by exploring the question of how we get there. More.

Assessing the social impacts of circular strategies in the Apparel Value Chain (2020-2024)

This collaborative 4-year research project supported by the Laudes Foundation is assessing the social impact of Circular Economy strategies in the apparel value chain in India, Spain, and the Netherlands. More.