The European Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda as driver for a transition to a circular economy: the CICERONE project

Nov 5 ~ 14:30

Ecomondo session

The European Action Plan for Circular Economy (2015 and 2020) has highlighted the need to implement concrete action to encourage the transition to a circular economy in Europe. However, funding for circular economy initiatives in the EU is currently fragmented, leading to suboptimal resource allocation and untapped potential for synergies.

For this reason, the EU-funded CICERONE project has been tasked to deliver a new European Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda and define mechanisms for joint programming initiatives. The main results of CICERONE, also in connection with the New Circular Economy Action Plan and the Green Deal, will be presented.



14.30 – 14.45  The New Action Plan: the European Priorities for Circular Economy
TBC, European Commission

14:45 – 15:00 The Strategic Research and Innovation priorities for Circular Economy Agenda: an innovative way for promoting the transition to Circular Economy – CICERONE project
Roberta De Carolis, ENEA

15:00 – 15:15 The program owners platform
Cliona Howie, EIT Climate-KIC

15:15 – 15:30 Circular economy in cohesion policy: evidence and perspectives between two programming plans
Osvaldo La Rosa, Italian Agency for Territorial Cohesion (ACT)

15:30 – 16:15 The regional strategies for enhancing the circular economy in the territory
Representatives from Italian Region: Lombardia (Maria Grazia Pedrana), Umbria (Elisabetta Boncio, Sviluppumbria), Emilia Romagna (Attilio Raimondi), Puglia (Pino Creanza)

16.15 – 16.30 Discussion and closure

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