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Kick-starting the circular economy amongst SMEs in Europe

The European Commission invites SME support organisations, green solution providers and regional authorities in the European Union to put themselves forward if they are interested in participating in a pilot project providing them respectively with training, support and policy advice regarding resource efficiency, eco-innovation and circular economy.

With this project the Commission aims to bring assets (e.g. knowledge, networks and tools) via the right support infrastructure, organisations and associations to SMEs so that these enterprises can start to benefit from the advantages of the circular economy including cost reductions, new/increased revenue streams and improved environmental performance.

The project is aimed at:
• SME support organisations which would like to receive training on the subject of circular economy;
• circular solution providers (companies which offer sustainable products and/or services) which would like to expand;
• and regional authorities which would like to receive policy advice on how to support SMEs in adopting circular solutions.

Access more information and submit an expression of interest before September 18, 2017 by filling in the digital applications located at
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Source: EC DG Environment © European Union, 1995-2017