TwinRevolution Project advances towards green and digital manufacturing with innovative training tools

The partners of the TwinRevolution project, co-funded by the Erasmus+ program, held their third meeting in September 2023 at the Testing Textile Institute (TZU) facilities in Brno, Czech Republic. The purpose of the meeting was to review the progress of the training course, define the objectives of the interactive tool, and establish additional tasks. Over … Read more

Europe moves to a Circular Economy with the Skills Pact

In a world increasingly concerned about sustainability and environmental preservation, the European Union (EU) is at the forefront of the transition to a Circular Economy. This initiative seeks not only to improve economic efficiency, but also to promote inclusion and create quality jobs. The Circular Economy implies a significant change in business models and skills … Read more

Policy brief on Vocational Education and Training and Skills as springboards for the Circular Economy

CEDEFOP, the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Education, published a policy brief report titled “From linear thinking to green growth mindsets”, which looked at the occupations and skills that are essential for achieving a circular economy in the EU, and the role that vocational education and training (VET) can play in support. Cedefop’s … Read more

TwinRevolution in InnovaWood General Assembly

During the General Assembly 2023 of InnovaWood, the Research, Innovation and Training European Network for the Forest and Wood Sector it was presented a poster with the first results of the TwinRevolution project. The Assembly, hold in Tallin (Estonia) on 13-14 June, gathered more than 70 organisations from Research & Technology, universities, clusters and training … Read more

TwinRevolution project presented in Yecla Furniture Fair

The 61st edition of the Yecla Furniture Fair, Spain’s oldest furniture fair, took place in May 2023. CETEM, the Spanish furniture technology center, participated by showcasing their stand dedicated to the metaverse and its potential applications in the habitat sector. They provided an immersive experience for attendees, allowing them to interact with virtual objects and … Read more

The World Circular Economy Forum 2023 from 30 May to 2 June in Helsinki

The upcoming World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) in 2023 aims to unite progressive visionaries and implementers who will showcase significant circular economy advancements. Scheduled from May 30 to June 2, WCEF2023 is a collaborative effort of Nordic Innovation, the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra, and global associates. This year’s World Circular Economy Forum’s website is up … Read more

Science–Policy in Action: Insights for the Green and Digital Transition

Science Europe, the association representing major public organisations that fund or perform research in Europe, has published a report to identify activities for science-informed policy making, map those funded and performed by research organisations, and suggests some recommendations.Based on the analysis, three recommendations are suggested for research organisations:

Industrial technology roadmap for circular technologies and business models

On January 24th, the European Commission released the latest version of the new European Research Area (ERA) industrial technology roadmap for circular technologies and business models (ERA Roadmap). The roadmap especially focuses on the EU’s textile, construction and energy-intensive industries (in particular chemical industries including polymers and plastic, metal and steel and ceramics) industrial ecosystems These ecosystems have a … Read more