As part of the Switchmed project on measures to support the development of green and circular SMEs in the Mediterranean, the country reports on Israel, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, and Turkey, written by Avi Blau and Camille Janssen are now published. For more information on the project and links to the reports please click here


Under the framework of the EU funded SwitchMed programme, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) launchesthe MED TEST III project in Israel to support the plastic value chainin Israel.For this project, the Afeka Institute of Circular Engineering and Economy has been..


Circular Design Course 

We just finished the first batch of the course "circular design for engineers" with exciting challenges brought by Unilever, HP-Indigo, and the central governmental procurement agency. Stay tuned for our announcement on the next batch


Avi Blau regional expert for Switchmed program

Avi Blau, the director of AICEE has been selected as the European "Switchmed program" regional expert for Israel, Turkey, Albania, Bosnia &Herzgovina, and Montenegro. Blau will analyse regional policies for circular economy and will suggest recommendations to encourage circular business environments for SMEs


Intesa Sanpaolo call for circular startups and the text

The Circular Economy Lab of Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center in partnership with Cariplo Factory, has launched the Circular Open Innovation initiative: TRACE x Greenthesis. TRACE x Greenthesis is call for the research of innovative Startups and SMEs able to offer technological solutions to the activities of Greenthesis Group, with the aim of supporting and accompanying the companies of the Group in the transition towards a Circular Economy model.More information here