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The Chair is committed to research and training in a year conditioned by COVID-19

2020-11-06T11:54:39+01:0011/06/2020|Sense categoria|

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 [...]

Practical workshop on financing circular economy projects through European programs

2020-11-02T12:15:17+01:0010/26/2020|Sense categoria|

The Chair of Transformation of the Economic Model of the University of Valencia will host a practical workshop for the preparation of proposals for participation in European financing programs in the field of circular economy. Within the framework of the Chair's training activities, this practical workshop is planned with the aim of raising awareness and facilitating access to European funding programs in the area of ​​circular economy. It is aimed at public and private entities, local administrations, research centers, companies and, in short, all those social agents interested in promoting and implementing circular economy projects. During the workshop, the project preparation [...]

New course of University Expert in Circular Economy Projects in the Water Sector

2020-10-07T13:21:29+02:0010/07/2020|Càtedra|

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 [...]

The cost of inaction, a boost for the advance of the circular economy

2020-09-26T09:01:05+02:0009/26/2020|Sense categoria|

"What we have done in a new way is to develop a concept known as the 'cost of not acting'. If in the end a circular economy project is not executed - despite its viability - it will be clear that it is not a neutral decision. In other words, it will have very negative consequences for society. Furthermore, these costs will be quantified. In the end it is an awareness mechanism for the promotion of circular economy projects". These are the words of Professor Francisco Hernández, director of the Chair of Transformation of the Economic Model of the University of [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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