• The project built the first European-wide SME knowledge-exchange platform on a green economy.
• The platform combines an online hub, including a searchable database of good practices, case studies and tools, with a series of in-person dialogues and workshops.
• The barriers and enablers to the implementation of circular economy business models in different value chains were assessed during the project. Project provided policy recommendations on the basis of this analysis.
‘’The Circular Economy: Barriers and Opportunities for SMEs’’, by Vasileios Rizos, Arno Behrens (CEPS), Terri Kafyeke, Martin, Hirschnitz Garbers (Ecologic Institute) and Anastasia Ioannou (UPRC).
‘’Implementation of Circular Economy Business Models by SMEs: Barriers and Enablers’’, by Vasileios Rizos, Arno Behrens (CEPS), Wytze van der Gaast, Erwin Hofman (JIN), Anastasia Ioannou (UPRC), Terri Kafyeke (Ecologic Institute), Alexandros Flamos (UPRC), Roberto Rinaldi (University of York), Sotiris Papadelis (UPRC), Martin Hirschnitz-Garbers (Ecologic Institute) and Corrado Topi (University of York).