Towards a Circular Economy: Dutch and Chinese Researchers Collaborate to Tackle Urban Challenges

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The Dutch Research Council (NWO) and the National Science Foundation of China (NSFC) are funding the “Towards Inclusive Circular Economy: Transnational Network for Wise-waste Cities (IWWCs)” project. This collaboration involves teams from Erasmus University Rotterdam, Delft University of Technology, Peking University, Tongji University, and City University of Hong Kong. The four-year project focuses on inclusive wise-waste cities. As the project …

Changing the game at BODW 2023: Towards Circular Design Collaboration

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With a dynamic three-day programme, the Netherlands took the spotlight as the Country Partner of the Business of Design Week 2023 (BODW 2023) in Hong Kong last week, with a special focus on circular design collaboration. The Netherlands’ commitment for its economy to be fully circular by 2050 helped with setting the thematic tone, emphasising the pivotal role of circular …