The director of the Chair for the Transformation of the Economic Model, Francesc Hernández, has shown his "satisfaction with everything that has been achieved in recent months, despite the situation of Covid-19." Hernández has expressed this way at the meeting that has served as the closing of the last year of the Network of Chairs of Economic Model, among the different directors of the other Valencian universities in this project promoted by the Ministry of Finance and Economic Model. A session in "on-line" format, which was opened by Minister Vicent Soler. Among the main milestones reached by the Chair, Francesc Hernández [...]
The Water Economy Group of the Universy of Valencia, linket to the Chair of Transformation of the Economic Model, has organized a University Expert Course on Circular Economy Projects in the Water Sector. With the aim of expanding knowledge about Circular Economy (CE) and water, the degree is aimed at all graduates, graduates or engineers interested in the field of CE, and students with less than 10% of their degree remaining will be accepted as well. Technicians or professionals looking for new opportunities, a greater specialization or take a leap in their career towards a sector with great labor demand will [...]
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 director of the Chair of Transformation of the Economic Model of the University of Valencia, Francesc Hernández, explains in this video the objectives and upcoming activities of the Chair.
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, [...]
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 [...]