About Circular, Regenerative Economies

Circular economy has a fundamental role in the decarbonisation of systems and the regeneration of territories, the need to redesign integrated value chains, our consumption habits and our approaches to recycling. Our goal is to position European governments (both regional and national) as leaders in harnessing circularity to transform and decarbonise by designing and delivering the smart and circular transition of these territories through a coordinated systemic approach where innovation will tackle production and waste flows across key economic systems and selected value chains.

We are currently working with the Government of Slovenia as they have identified the circular economy as a strategic development priority to ensure a prosperous future and high quality of life for Slovenians, and have articulated their ambitious and inspiring aim to become the world’s first fully circular national economy. Innovation will tackle material production and waste flows across four key economic systems. We are also working with the Government of Ireland on circularity and transformation of the land agri-food sector and other early partners include the Government of Bulgaria and Italy.

Find out more about our work in the stories below. If you are interested in becoming a challenge owner, partner or funder, contact us at communitydesk@climate-kic.org

Find out more about our Deep Demonstration in Slovenia

Stories
EIT Climate-KIC | 02 August 2022 Slovenia takes a pivotal turn towards circularity
Slovenia takes a pivotal turn towards circularity
Mauro Mereu | Innovation Origins | 28 July 2022 Knowledge transfer and stakeholder engagement pivotal for adopting circular economy models
Knowledge transfer and stakeholder engagement pivotal for adopting circular economy models
EIT Climate-KIC | 19 May 2022 How EIT Climate-KIC’s work supports the future European citizens want
How EIT Climate-KIC’s work supports the future European citizens want
EIT Climate-KIC | 10 May 2022 EIT Climate-KIC launches new Circularity Thinking training programme
EIT Climate-KIC launches new Circularity Thinking training programme
EIT Climate-KIC | 27 January 2021 Circular Slovenia named in 100 Climate Policy Breakthroughs
Circular Slovenia named in 100 Climate Policy Breakthroughs
EIT Climate-KIC | 25 November 2020 Why should countries and regions look to a circular approach to rebuild and transform their economies?
Why should countries and regions look to a circular approach to rebuild and transform their economies?
EIT Climate-KIC | June 2020 Factsheet: Circular, Regenerative Economies
Factsheet: Circular, Regenerative Economies
European Commission | 31 January 2020 The JRC supports the project aiming at 'Decarbonising Slovenia: A Deep Demonstration of a Circular, Regenerative and Low-Carbon Economy'
The JRC supports the project aiming at 'Decarbonising Slovenia: A Deep Demonstration of a Circular, Regenerative and Low-Carbon Economy'
EIT Climate-KIC | 17 January 2020 EIT Climate-KIC’s work in Slovenia
EIT Climate-KIC’s work in Slovenia
Material Economics | 16 January 2020 The circular economy - a powerful force for climate mitigation
The circular economy - a powerful force for climate mitigation
EIT Climate-KIC | 15 January 2020 Slovenia adopts proposal for transition to circular economy: Q&A with Kirsten Dunlop
Slovenia adopts proposal for transition to circular economy: Q&A with Kirsten Dunlop