1 September 2023

Crescento Summer School on Circular Economy

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: 15 days

Target Audience: University students, researchers, public officials and business employees, entrepreneurs.

  Friday 1 September 2023 Saturday 2 September 2023 Sunday 3 September 2023 - Thursday 14 September 2023 Friday 15 September 2023
09.30-10.30 Lesson 1: Understanding Circular Economy: Concepts and Principles (mandatory)- EPLO Lesson 1: Circular Economy in Manufacturing and Industrial Processes (mandatory)-Kalogeras Preparation of specific projects by the teams, with the support of mentors  Finalization of the Circular Economy project solutions
10.30-11.30 Lesson 2: Linear vs. Circular Economy: Challenges and Opportunities (mandatory)- LEKKAS or KLONTZA
11.30-12.00 Break Break Break
12.00-13.00 Lesson 3: Circular Design Principles and Strategies (mandatory)- MTF_UOM Circular Economy in Agriculture and Food Systems (elective)-Fountoulakis Final pitching event
 Circular Economy in Textiles and Fashion Industry (elective)-Hatziantoniou
13.00-14.00 Lesson 4: The role of waste management in the circular economy (mandatory)-Vanja Asanovic Circular Economy in Energy sector (elective)-Vakalis
Circular Economy in Smart Cities (elective)-Kalogeras
14.00-15.30 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