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New circular economy strategic R&I agenda

The H2020 CICERONE project, in consultation with a wide range of stakeholders, has developed a Strategic Research & Innovation Agenda (SRIA) that will constitute the backbone of the future joint programming platform for circular economy: the EU Circular Cooperation Hub.

The SRIA was developed based on eight priority themes (biomass and biotechnologies, chemicals, construction and demolition, food, plastic, raw materials, waste and water) and builds on four societal areas that face sustainability challenges (urban areas, industrial systems, value chains and territory and sea) to identify priority areas to tackle EU region-wide issues and facilitate the circular economy transition.

Based on the innovation priorities identified across Europe, four joint programmes were developed in the SRIA to support stakeholders with the design and implementation of systemic circular economy programmes:
Circular Cities
Circular Industries
Closing the Loop
Resource Efficiency on Territory & Sea


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