Crescento project has to prepare a Joint Summer school, as reported in the description of Activity T1.3 in page 34/38 of the approved Application Form, "CRESCENTO envisages organization and implementation of a training activity in the form of a Joint “Summer School”, structured as “A full time, weekend physical lessons and workshops are envisaged as Summer School starting point, followed by the preparation of specific projects to be delivered in two weeks by attendees in teams of 1 - 2 persons. A final pitching event will be organized for the presentation of the projects outcomes in a second weekend.", and attended by “at least 25 attendees per participating country from academia (graduate or post graduate students), research (researchers) and public (officials), who will be issued an attendance certificate.”
Therefore, according to the Application Form, CRESCENTO must provide a single didactic program of the Summer School divided into a first phase (lessons and workshops) spread over two days, followed by a second phase (preparation of specific projects) spread over 12 days and closed by a final pitching event for all students during the last day.
The Circular Economy Summer School aims to educate and inspire students, professionals, and enthusiasts about the principles and practices of a circular economy, fostering innovation and collaboration towards a sustainable future.
Duration: 12 days
Target Audience: University students, researchers, public officials and business employees, entrepreneurs.
|Friday 1 September 2023||Saturday 2 September 2023||Sunday 3 September 2023 - Sunday 10 September 2023||Monday 11 September 2023||Tuesday 12 September 2023|
|09.30-10.30||Lesson 1: Understanding Circular Economy: Concepts and Principles (mandatory)||Lesson 1: Circular Economy in Manufacturing and Industrial Processes (mandatory)||Preparation of specific projects by the teams, with the support of mentors||Finalization of the Circular Economy project solutions||Final pitching event|
|10.30-11.30||Lesson 2: Linear vs. Circular Economy: Challenges and Opportunities (mandatory)|
|12.00-13.00||Lesson 3: Circular Design Principles and Strategies (mandatory)||Circular Economy in Agriculture and Food Systems (elective)||Finalization of the Circular Economy project solutions||Final pitching event|
|Circular Economy in Textiles and Fashion Industry (elective)|
|13.00-14.00||Lesson 4: The role of waste management in the circular economy (mandatory)||Circular Economy in Energy sector (elective)|
|Circular Economy in Smart Cities (elective)|
|14.00-15.30||Lunch break||Lunch break||Lunch break||Lunch break|
|15.30-17.00||Collaborative Workshop 1: Methodological approach to CE Project development, from idea to project set-up||Collaborative Workshop 2: Brainstorming on CE challenges leading to selection of at least 10 project ideas, to be developed in teams (2-3 persons)||Award Ceremony (public)|
|Select 2 out of 4|