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Circular economy for the creation of constructed wetlands

2020-09-18T13:48:16+02:0009/18/2020|Càtedra|

El Grup d’Economia de l’Aigua de la Universitat de València, which members are also part of the Chair for the Transformation of the Economic Model, participates in the Life Renaturwat project. The initiative, which aims to create artificial wetlands using the mud produced in the sedimentation stages of the water purification process, promotes the use of the circular economy in the water sector. The project manages to revalue the mud originating from drinking water and, simultaneously, improves the quality of the effluent from the Vall dels Alcalans water purification plant, which serves the towns of Montserrat, Montroi and Real de Montroi [...]

The ‘Guardian’ project, a good example of circular economy in Valencia

2020-09-11T14:32:24+02:0009/11/2020|Càtedra|

'La Vallesa forest', in the Turia Natural Park, is the epicenter of the ambitious European project 'Guardian', with the aim of increasing its resilience to fire through the use of reclaimed water. The initiative has a grant from the European Union and is led by the Riba-roja and Paterna city councils, as well as Hidraqua, Medi XXI, Cetaqua, the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) and the Universitat de València (UV). Leading the challenge is Professor Francesc Hernández, director of the UV Economic Model Transformation Chair and the Water Economics Group at the University. According to Hernández, “our responsibility in the project [...]

Next reports from the Chair on circular economy and Covid-19

2020-08-26T12:08:02+02:0008/26/2020|Sense categoria|

The Chair of Transformation of the Economic Model of the University of Valencia begins the new course with a series of projects that will work over the coming months with intensity in different areas, from dissemination and dissemination to research, through the elaboration of several reports and documents related to the subjects of the circular economy and the management of the water, axes of the performance of the chair. In this last point, the realization of reports, there will be an informative report on the opportunities of the circular economy in the face of the transformation of the economic model and [...]

The circular economy and the impact of Covid-19 in the Valencian Community will be analyzed

2020-08-10T07:21:07+02:0008/06/2020|Càtedra|

The research will play a relevant role in the tasks that the Chair for the Transformation of the Economic Model of the University of Valencia will launch in the coming months, in the final stretch of 2020. In this sense, the director of the Chair, Francisco Hernández , has recalled that within the framework of the activities programmed and approved jointly with the Finance and Economic Model Department, two studies have been planned. One of them is a work on the opportunities that the circular economy represents in the face of the recovery of those productive sectors most affected by the [...]

The increasing value of cooperation in post-Covid competitiveness

2020-07-23T13:26:07+02:0007/23/2020|Càtedra|

The director of the Chair of Transformation of the Economic Model of the Universitat de València took part, last Wednesday, July 22, in the course Economy, prosperity and ecological limits. From competitiveness to mutual aid in the framework of online activities carried out between the 17th and 24th of July at the Gandia Summer University, which this year carries the motto Turn to sustainability. In an online session, Francesc Hernández spoke at a round table together with Carmen Castro, from the UV Institute of Women's Studies and Chair of Feminist Economics, and Vicent Cucarella, Síndic Major de Comptes of the Valencian [...]

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

2019-11-25T16:45:46+01:0011/25/2019|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+01:0011/20/2019|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+01:0011/18/2019|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+01:0010/30/2019|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, [...]

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