The work will cover challenges on circular economy and climate through an analysis of one concrete region: Province of Gelderland.
The work will take place within recent frameworks of the National Climate Agreement and its Climate Envelop focussing on avoiding emissions in agriculture and forestry with regional pilots, Circular farming (new directions for agricultural developments in the Netherlands), regional innovation strategies (RIS3), Circular Action Plan of the province of Gelderland, with a focus on lignocellulose, paper and textile industries, the Climate ambitions of the province of Gelderland.
Innovations have social implications as well, regarding societal acceptance and the societal uptake of the innovation. It involves topics/ issues such as awareness raising, knowledge transfer, coalition building, addressing and coping with resistance (lock-ins) (e.g. by compensating for real losses instead of just enforcing new realities), trust building, institutionalizing new practices. awareness and understanding of the value of biobased innovations and products, ethical issues
|Effective start/end date||1/01/18 → 31/12/19|