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Procura+ Conference

Procura+ Conference
13-14 March 2024
The 11th edition of the Procura+ Conference will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, on 13 and 14 March 2024. Organised by ICLEI Europe, this event showcases how cities and public authorities can use public procurement to implement step changes that...
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Bioeconomy Changemakers Festival 2024

Bioeconomy Changemakers Festival 2024
14-15 March 2024
The Bioeconomy Changemakers Festival will take place from the 11 to the 17 March 2024 in various locations across the EU. This event is organised by the European Commission and the EU Bioeconomy Youth Ambassadors and it aims to engage...
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Bergen National Replication Workshop – Biopark Conference 2024

Bergen National Replication Workshop – Biopark Conference 2024
21 March 2024
The HOOP Project, BIR, Hardanger og Voss Næringshagen, Vestland Fylkeskommune and Land møter hav are jointly organising the HOOP National Replication Workshop in Bergen, Norway. The event will take place in the frame of the Biopark Conference 2024 – National...
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European Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference

European Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference
15-16 April 2024
The European Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference will take place on 15 and 16 April 2024 in Brussels, Belgium, and online. Organised by the European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee, this edition will count on the participation of...
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Nutrients in Europe Research Meeting 2024

Nutrients in Europe Research Meeting 2024
16-17 April 2024
The Nutrients in Europe Research Meeting (NERM) 2024 will take place in Brussels, Belgium, and online on 16 and 17 April. Organised by the European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform, together with ESPP, FERTIMANURE, LEX4BIO, RUSTICA, SEA2LAND and WALNUT; the event will...
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IFAT Munich

IFAT Munich
13-17 May 2024
IFAT Munich will take place on 13-17 May 2024 in Munich, Germany. This is the world’s leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management. Registrations are open for the exhibition and several events.
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International Conference of Ecological and Environmental Engineering

International Conference of Ecological and Environmental Engineering
14-17 May 2024
The 4th edition of the International Conference of Ecological and Environmental Engineering will take place in Beja city, Portugal, from 14 to 17 May 2024. This event is focused on several areas of environmental sciences as water and wastewater technology,...
Circular strategies, Valorisation technologies
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IWA LET 2024

IWA LET 2024
24-28 June 2024
The International Water Association (IWA) organises the 19th edition of the Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies from 24 to 28 June 2024 in Essen, Germany. This event is designed to share the latest insights into how pioneering...
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Italy National Replication Workshop

Italy National Replication Workshop
23 February 2024
L’iniziativa organizzata da ANCI Lazio, in collaborazione il Comune di Ciampino è incentrata sulle opportunità offerte dalle biotecnologie innovative applicabili al settore dei rifiuti solidi urbani, con un esempio concreto per la valorizzazione degli oli vegetali esausti maturato attraverso il...
Circular strategies, Valorisation technologies
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Promoting the Finnish Bioeconomy Strategy (2022-2035) Webinar

Promoting the Finnish Bioeconomy Strategy (2022-2035) Webinar
22 February 2024
HOOP Lighthouse Kuopio is organising a webinar focused on Promoting the Finnish Bioeconomy Strategy (2022-2035) – Sustainably towards higher added value. This National Replication Workshop will take place on 22 February online. The topics covered will include laws, obligations and...
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Circularidade e respetivos desafios e oportunidades

Circularidade e respetivos desafios e oportunidades
21-22 February 2024
O Projeto HOOP, Urban Circular Bioeconomy Hub, e a LIPOR, Associação de Municípios para a Gestão Sustentável de Resíduos do Grande Porto, convidam todas as entidades seguidoras do Projeto a participar numa formação promovida pela Academia LIPOR, que tem como...
Circular business models, Circular strategies, Collection, Incentives, Legislation, OFMSW, Pilot projects, Pretreatment, Sorting, Urban metabolism, Valorisation technologies
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HOOP Lunch Talks Season 3 – Episode IV: The HOOP Circularity Label

HOOP Lunch Talks Season 3 – Episode IV: The HOOP Circularity Label
25 January 2024
The HOOP Bio-Circularity Label aims to play an important role in the mission to support cities and regions to boost their circular urban bioeconomy. The label has been developed to show to what extent cities and regions implement circular measures,...
Circular strategies, Households, OFMSW, Pretreatment, Sorting, Urban metabolism, Wastewater
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World Bioeconomy Forum

World Bioeconomy Forum
12 December 2023
The World Bioeconomy Forum will host its 6th edition this year on 12 December in Washington DC, USA, with special focus on digital biotechnology and bioresource bioeconomy. It will serve as a platform for circular bioeconomy stakeholders to share ideas...
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European Biosolids & Bioresources Conference & Exhibition

European Biosolids & Bioresources Conference & Exhibition
14-15 November 2023
The European Biosolids & Bioresources Conference & Exhibition will take place on 14 and 15 November 2023 in Manchester, UK. This is one of the most important events on bioresource and biowaste processing in Europe, as it provides the latest...
Circular strategies, Valorisation technologies
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Murcia National Replication Workshop

Murcia National Replication Workshop
9 November 2023
The Lighthouse City of Murcia celebrates its National Replication Workshop, the event in which the progress and lessons learned in the implementation of the urban circular bioeconomy will be presented at national level, as well as a workshop on Public...
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Ecomondo

Ecomondo
7-10 November 2023
Ecomondo will host its 6th edition from 7 to 10 November 2023 in Rimini Expo Centre, Italy. This event is a benchmark in Europe for technological and industrial innovation when it comes to waste and circular bioeconomy.
Circular strategies, Valorisation technologies
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EFIB 2023

EFIB 2023
24-25 October 2023
The 16th Anual European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology (EFIB 2023) will take place in Rottedam, The Netherlands, on 24 and 25 October. This year’s theme is industrial biotechnology for a sustainable and resilient global Europe and will be focused and...
Circular strategies, Valorisation technologies
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Circular Bioeconomy Day 2023

Circular Bioeconomy Day 2023
24 October 2023
The Circular Bioeconomy Day 2023 will take place in Warsaw, Poland, and online on 24 October from 09h00 to 15h00 CET. This event is part of the Circular Week 2023 and it aims at sharing sharing knowledge on bio-based solutions...
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Understanding and implementing Open Market Consultation: why, when, what, and how?

Understanding and implementing Open Market Consultation: why, when, what, and how?
16 October 2023
Open Market Consultation is an important step in the procurement of innovation. It involves actively approaching the market to find out about the state of the art and future developments. As part of its Project Development Assistance, the HOOP project is...
Innovation procurement
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4th International Conference on Biofuels and Bioenergy

4th International Conference on Biofuels and Bioenergy
12-13 October 2023
The 4th edition of the International Conference on Biofuels and Bioenergy will take place this year from 12 to 13 October. The theme will focus on the evolution in biofuels and bioenergy to ensure global sustainability. Register and check all...
Valorisation technologies
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Implementation Funding Tools for Municipalities & Regions: TAIEX EIR Peer-to-Peer Projects and HOOP Network

Implementation Funding Tools for Municipalities & Regions: TAIEX EIR Peer-to-Peer Projects and HOOP Network
10 October 2023
The European legal framework, in particularly on environmental issues, greatly affects local and regional authorities, which are often obliged to contribute to the achievement of legal targets and deadlines. Moreover, over the last years, the Green Deal and subsequent changes...
Financing
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BIOTRANSFORM 1st working group: Governance and financing challenges for circular bioeconomy

BIOTRANSFORM 1st working group: Governance and financing challenges for circular bioeconomy
10 October 2023
The BIOTRANSFORM project organises its first working group on the theme of ’Governance and financing challenges for circular bioeconomy.’ The objective of the meeting is to explore and gain deeper insights into the governance and financing obstacles confronting governmental bodies...
Financing
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European Week of Regions and Cities 2023

European Week of Regions and Cities 2023
9-12 October 2023
The 21st edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities will take place from 9 to 12 October 2023 in person in Brussels, Belgium. The agenda includes more than 200 sessions and it focuses on six main topics: Regions...
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HOOP Lunch Talks Season 3 – Episode I: HOOP Trainers: neighbors shape circular bioeconomy playing and debating

HOOP Lunch Talks Season 3 – Episode I: HOOP Trainers: neighbors shape circular bioeconomy playing and debating
28 September 2023
HOOP hosts monthly 30 minutes exchanges about the urban circular bioeconomy, involving an expert from the HOOP team who shares information and practical solutions with the members of the HOOP network. This event is only for members of the HOOP...
Citizen science
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Biocircularcities unlocked – The Brussels stop

Biocircularcities unlocked – The Brussels stop
28 September 2023
The Biocircularcities project partners will present the project and its results, discussing the future of a circular bioeconomy in Europe, in Brussels on 28 September 2023. The HOOP project will also be presented. More details and registration.
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Circular Economy Taxonomy Workshop

Circular Economy Taxonomy Workshop
21 September 2023
The CircularPSP EU-funded project is hosting an open working group on 21 September 2023 to lay out a White Paper on how eight leading CE-cities and region can launch a competitive tender for technical solutions aiming to overcome organisational, informational...
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The journey of the three Biorcircularcities pilot territories

The journey of the three Biorcircularcities pilot territories
13 September 2023
Since 2021, in the framework of the Biocircularcities project, three pilot territories have been working on unlocking the circular economy potential of unexploited bio-based waste streams (namely organic fraction of municipal solid waste in the metropolitan area of Barcelona, biowaste...
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Bio-Circularity Label Workshop 2

Bio-Circularity Label Workshop 2
4 July 2023
HOOP partner Bax & Company is organising a series of workshops for the members of the HOOP Network of Cities and Regions. These sessions will provide more information about the HOOP Bio-Circularity Label, they will allow cities and regions to...
Circular strategies, Urban metabolism
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Bio-Circularity Label Workshop 1

Bio-Circularity Label Workshop 1
28 June 2023
HOOP partner Bax & Company is organising a series of workshops for the members of the HOOP Network of Cities and Regions. These sessions will provide more information about the HOOP Bio-Circularity Label, they will allow cities and regions to...
Circular strategies, Urban metabolism
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Take part in the HOOP Study Visit in Kuopio, Finland!

Take part in the HOOP Study Visit in Kuopio, Finland!
16 June 2023
HOOP will host its fourth Study Visit on 16 June, visiting the Lighthouse city Kuopio to learn more about its management of biowaste. The study visit aims to 1) inspire innovative solutions that HOOP Network members can adapt and implement in...
Circular strategies, Collection, Households, OFMSW, Pilot projects, Sorting, Urban metabolism, Valorisation technologies
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HOOP Study Visit Kuopio

HOOP Study Visit Kuopio
16 June 2023
HOOP will host its fourth Study Visit on 16 June, visiting the Lighthouse city Kuopio lo learn more about its management of biowaste. Kuopio is an Eastern Finnish city in the middle of the most beautiful Finnish lake, the Lake Kallavesi...
Circular strategies, Citizen science
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11th International Bioeconomy Conference

11th International Bioeconomy Conference
14-15 June 2023
The 11th edition of the International Bioeconomy Conference will take place on 14 and 15 June 2023 in Leuna Chemical park (Germany). Organised by BioEconomy Cluster, the event will have four different panels focusing on the biobased circular economy, the...
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Biochar Summit 2023

Biochar Summit 2023
12 June 2023
The Biochar Summit 2023 will take place from 12 to 15 June in Helsingborg, Sweden. It is organised by the European Biochar Industry Consortium EBI, the Nordic Biochar Network, and City of Helsingborg. The programme will focus on topics such...
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EU Green Week 2023

EU Green Week 2023
3-11 June 2023
The European Green Week 2023 will take place from 3 to 11 June this year. Organised by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for the Environment, this is the lead event on European environmental policies with a focus on biodiversity, circular economy...
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BIOKET 2023

BIOKET 2023
23-25 May 2023
BIOKET is the global conference dedicates to processes and technologies applied to biomass. The 2023 edition will take place on 23-25 May in Trois-Rivières (QC), Canada. The events will focus on advanced and innovative technologies such as biomass pretreatment, technologies...
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Gathering at Murcia’s Circular Education Lab

Gathering at Murcia’s Circular Education Lab
17 May 2023
HOOP Lighthouse Murcia and the association Mother for climate are organising an event on 17 May 2023 in the recently launched Murcia’s Circular Education Lab, a space where local companies bring waste and it is reused as material for games,...
Behaviour change, Circular strategies
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Conference Urban Circular Bioeconomy

Conference Urban Circular Bioeconomy
10 May 2023
Tecnalia will host a conference on the topic of urban circular bioeconomy on 10 May in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain). The event will focus on how to transform urban biowaste into resources for other industries and on how to establish a sustainable...
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Financing local circular economy initiatives

Financing local circular economy initiatives
10 May 2023
High upfront investment costs are a recurring challenge for many circular economy initiatives. The Horizon Europe and Horizon 2020 projects DECISO and HOOP address this issue by providing project development assistance, including the development of financing solutions and business plans...
Innovation procurement, Investment
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International Compost Awareness Week 2023

International Compost Awareness Week 2023
7-13 May 2023
The International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) is an annual education initiative of the compost industry. Its goal is to work together to raise public awareness on why we all should be composting our organics recycling and using compost. Community, school,...
Circular strategies, Citizen awareness
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Murcia Biowaste Club

Murcia Biowaste Club
26 April 2023
In the Biowaste Club of Murcia on 26 April, industry stakeholders are invited to a co-creation workshop to address industry challenges to implement the circular bioeconomy and identify opportunities for collaboration.
Circular strategies, Stakeholder engagement
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WME 2023: Waste Management Europe Conference and Exhibition

WME 2023: Waste Management Europe Conference and Exhibition
18-20 April 2023
The Waste Management Europe (WME) 2023 Conference and Exhibition will take place from 18 to 20 April in Bergamo, Italy, this year. It will bring together industry leaders, innovators, buyers, regulators and government to network, collaborate and debate the future...
Collection, Pretreatment, Sorting
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Day for a Circular and Competitive Economy

Day for a Circular and Competitive Economy
12 April 2023
Gavá Municipality (Barcelona, Spain) is celebrating the 6th edition of the Day for a Circular and Competitive Economy on 12 April. This edition will have a special focus on circular bioeconomy and HOOP Coordinator CETENMA will be presenting the project...
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Festival Riscarti

Festival Riscarti
6-16 April 2023
RISCARTI, the festival of creative recycling, sustainable art and culture, will take place from 6 to 16 April 2023 in the exhibition center ‘La Vaccheria’ in Rome, Italy. The goal of this event is to raise awareness on waste as...
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European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform Conference

European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform Conference
27-28 February 2023
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and the European Commission (EC) will host the 2023 European Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference 27-28 February. The event will be focused on the role of the circular economy in driving sustainable recovery, open...
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Meeting European programmes for sustainable solutions

Meeting European programmes for sustainable solutions
14 February 2023
The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) along with Interreg, Horizon Europe, CEF and LIFE programmes are organising an event on European programs for sustainable solutions. They will discuss financing opportunities for sustainable projects for climate, energy, nature and mobility. It will...
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HOOP Lunch Talks Season 2 – Episode IV: The HOOP Circularity Label – What is the level of bio-circularity of your city?

HOOP Lunch Talks Season 2 – Episode IV: The HOOP Circularity Label – What is the level of bio-circularity of your city?
26 January 2023
This episode will be focused on the HOOP Bio-Circularity Label. This tool will play an important role in the mission of supporting cities and regions to boost their circular urban bioeconomy. The members of the Network will have the opportunity...
Circular business models, Urban metabolism, Wastewater
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EU Circular Talks: From local to global: how procurement could drive a just transition

EU Circular Talks: From local to global: how procurement could drive a just transition
12 January 2023
The ECESP Leadership Group on Circular procurement and the Leadership Group on Social Circular Hubs organise the next EU Circular Talks on 12 January 2023 from 10:00 to 12:15h CET. The event will focus on the social impact of procurement...
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CCRI webinar on new Horizon Europe calls for circular economy at local and regional scale

CCRI webinar on new Horizon Europe calls for circular economy at local and regional scale
15 December 2022
The Circular Cities and Regions Initiative (CCRI) is hosting a webinar on new Horizon Europe calls for circular economy at local and regional scale, that will be held online on 15 December from 10:00 to 12:00h CET.
Circular strategies
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HOOP Lunch Talks Season 2 – Episode III: The HOOP Network becomes Virtual through the Urban Circular Bioeconomy Hub

HOOP Lunch Talks Season 2 – Episode III: The HOOP Network becomes Virtual through the Urban Circular Bioeconomy Hub
1 December 2022
HOOP hosts monthly 30 minutes exchanges about the urban circular bioeconomy, involving an expert from the HOOP team who shares information and practical solutions with the members of the HOOP network. This event is only for members of the HOOP...
Behaviour change, Circular business models, Circular strategies, Citizen awareness, Valorisation technologies
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HOOP Consortium:
HOOP Consortium:
CETENMA
ITENE
Agricultores de la Vega de Valencia (SAV)
DRAXIS
Nafigate
Cetaqua
Biomass research
ACR+
Greenovate
Sciece for Change
SUSTENTEPOPEIA UNIPESSOAL LDA
COLLABORATING CENTRE ON SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION AND
PRODUCTION GGMBH (CSCP)
RdA Climate Solutions
Bax & Company
Sara Bedin
Savonia UAS
BIR
GEMEENTE ALMERE
Anci Lazio
Gestão, tratamento e valorização de resíduos (Lipor)
The Cluster of Bioeconomy and Environment of Western Macedonia (CLuBE)
Ayuntamiento de Murcia
STADT MUNSTER (AWM)