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EU policies affect the products on the EU market in many different ways. Citizens buy, use and discard products. Business and industries are involved in all the phases of a product’s life cycle: design, manufacturing, import/export, consumption and finally recycling or waste handling.

The EU has now opened a public consultation help identify in how far the current EU product policy framework supports a circular economy and the potential for increasing this contribution. Input is needed from the general public, businesses and local authorities as well as other stakeholders.

Feedback can be shared until 24 January 2019 by responding to an online questionnaire.

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Esch-Schifflange, an innovative look at urbanism

31-07-2019

As part of the feasibility study for the rehabilitation of more than 60 ha of ArcelorMittal brownfields, the development company Agora mandated Luxinnovation to initiate a process to identify technologies, services and innovative products.
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EcoInnovation and Manufacturing hand in hand

17-07-2019

On Tuesday 2 July, the EcoInnovation and Materials & Manufacturing Clusters organised a joint edition of their "Present Yourself" event: an opportunity for some of the members of these two clusters to present their activities to other members.
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Luxembourg technology powers unique water treatment plant in Sweden

15-07-2019

Facing a lack of drinking water, the Swedish municipality of Mörbylånga has invested in a pioneering water treatment plant. The plant's ability to treat different streams of water, including pre-treated industrial water, is made possibly by technology provided by Luxembourg cleantech innovator APATEQ.
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Jumping on the bandwagon of the circular economy

15-07-2019

The latest publication of the Chamber of Commerce dedicated to the circular economy offers a very complete overview of the situation in Luxembourg and offers some interesting perspectives.
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Horizon 2020 funding opportunity for bio-based industries

13-06-2019

The recently launched Bio-Based Industries call for proposals offers €135 million of Horizon 2020 funding for projects aiming at boosting the development of the EU’s bio-based sector. Interested companies and research organisations can apply for funding until 4 September 2019.
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