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Useful web resources for the presentation of Circular Economy proposals for european programs

2019-11-25T16:45:46+02:0025/11/2019|Càtedra|

In 2015, the European Union defined the Circular Economy as a priority area of ​​work that required a transversal application in all its policies. During the 2018-2020 period, the EU slogan has been "connecting environmental and economic benefits through the Circular Economy". The main objectives, achievements and future work areas of Circular Economy are defined in the report of the same issue published in the year 2,017. Both the structural funds of the EU and many others have come to incorporate the Circular Economy (EC) as a key issue and have opened many calls in which it is a priority. The [...]

Improving the quality of the proposals, key to obtaining European funding for circular economy projects

2019-11-26T09:31:01+02:0020/11/2019|Càtedra|

The Building of Research Institutes of the Tarongers Campus of the University of Valencia hosted today a practical workshop designed to publicize and facilitate access to European funding programs in the field of circular economy. Within the framework of the training activities of the Chair of Transformation of the Economic Model: Circular Economy in the Water Sector, promoted by the University of Valencia and the Finance and Economic Model Department of the Generalitat Valenciana, the workshop has been addressed to public and private organisations, local administrations, research centers, companies and, ultimately, all those social agents interested in promoting and implementing circular [...]

New workshop for the preparation of proposals for European circular economy programs

2019-11-18T13:39:45+02:0018/11/2019|Càtedra|

After the official presentation of the Chair of Transformation of the Economic Model of the UV on the meeting Reuse in the framework of the circular economy: a necessary challenge held on October 30, the training activities of the Chair begin, to achieve its predefined goals. According to that, a practical workshop has been organized in order to raise awareness and facilitate access to European financing programs in the field of circular economy. The workshop, which will take place next Wednesday, November 20 at the Research Institute Building of the Tarongers Campus of the UV (program and registration), is addressed to [...]

The circular economy, a tool for the transformation of the Valencian economic model

2019-10-30T18:38:29+02:0030/10/2019|Càtedra|

The new Chair of Transformation of the Economic Model: Circular Economy in the Water Sector of the University of Valencia was presented today at the Joan Plaça Auditorium of the Botanical Garden of the UV. This chair has been created jointly by the University with the inance and Economic Model Department of the Generalitat Valenciana, and has been presented in the ‘Reuse in the context of the circular economy: a necessary challenge’.ç The Vice Chancellor of Innovation and Transfer of the UV, María Dolores Real, has opened the meeting beside the general director of Economic Model, Autonomous Financing and Financial Policy, [...]

October 30th, Chair’s presentation at the Botanical Garden of the University of Valencia

2019-10-24T17:30:06+02:0024/10/2019|Càtedra|

The Joan Plaça Auditorium of the Botanical Garden of the University of Valencia will host next Wednesday, October 30, the day Reuse in the context of the circular economy: a necessary challenge (program). In the meeting, the Chair of Transformation of the Economic Model of the UV (Circular Economy in the Water Sector) will be presented, and will bring together university experts, business executives, professionals and Government representatives to talk about the scarcity of a basic resource such as water and the need for a new paradigm in its treatment. The lack of sufficient water is being accentuated in many territorial [...]

The Mixed Commission of the Chair of Transformation of the Economic Model is established

2019-10-16T13:31:56+02:0015/10/2019|Càtedra|

On July 25, 2019, in the office of the Vice Chancellor for Innovation and Transfer of the University of Valencia took place the constitution of the Joint Commission of the newly created Chair of Transformation of the Economic Model: Circular Economy in the Water Sector. The event was attended, by the UV, Mª Dolores Real García, Vice Chancellor for Innovation and Transfer and Francesc Hernández Sancho, Professor of Applied Economics and director of the Chair itself. On behalf of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Model, Juan Salvador Pérez Ballester, general director and María Jesús Carrillo Martínez, head of the [...]

The intensification of the use of recycled water, key in the coming years

2019-10-18T12:07:54+02:0015/10/2019|Càtedra|

During the last decades, the shortage of a basic resource such as water is being accentuated in many territorial areas such as the Valencian Community, and this represents serious effects on our environment and our economy. In addition, according to current forecasts, global demand for water will exceed 40% of the available resources by 2030. Therefore, apart from adopting water efficiency measures, it is advisable to tackle the reuse of wastewater treated as a means safe and viable to increase the water supply by reducing the pressure on already overfished water resources. It is required to reconsider our traditional focus [...]

The circular water economy, a challenge of present and future

2019-10-16T13:41:02+02:0015/10/2019|Càtedra|

The concept of circular economy focuses on the interaction of environmental and economic aspects in order to reach a new model of society that uses and optimizes stocks and flows of materials, energy and waste. This is intended to ensure that the value of products, materials and resources (water, energy) remains in the economy for as long as possible, and that waste generation is minimized. Since the linear system of our economy (extraction, manufacturing, utilization and disposal) is unsustainable by depleting resources and negatively affecting the environment, it is about promoting a new circular economy that allows "closing the life [...]