This course looks at where important materials in products we use every day come from and how these materials can be used more efficiently, longer, and in closed loops. This is the aim of the Circular Economy, but it doesn’t happen on its own. It is the result of choices and strategies by suppliers, designers, businesses, policymakers and all of us as consumers.
Circular Economy - Sustainable Materials ManagementUniversidade de Lund
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Universidade de Lund
Lund University was founded in 1666 and has for a number of years been ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 47 700 students and 7 500 staff based in Lund, Sweden. Lund University unites tradition with a modern, dynamic, and highly international profile. With eight different faculties and numerous research centres and specialized institutes, Lund is the strongest research university in Sweden and one of Scandinavia's largest institutions for education and research. The university annually attracts a large number of international students and offers a wide range of courses and programmes taught in English.
EIT RawMaterials, initiated and funded by the EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology), a body of the European Union, is the largest consortium in the raw materials sector worldwide. Its vision is to develop raw materials into a major strength for Europe. Its mission is to enable sustainable competitiveness of the European minerals, metals and materials sector along the value chain by driving innovation, education, and entrepreneurship. This course has received funding from the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union, under the Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.
VITO is a leading European independent research and technology organisation in the areas of cleantech and sustainable development, with a goal to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world. VITO provides innovative and high-quality solutions, whereby large and small companies can gain a competitive advantage, and advises industry and governments on determining their policy for the future. VITO is based in Mol, Belgium, and has 750 highly qualified employees who work on international projects all around the world.
Instituto de Geologia da Dinamarca e Groelândia
The Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS) is an independent research and advisory institution in the Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate. GEUS serves an advisory role for the Danish and Greenlandic Governments including the ministries of Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate, Environment, Foreign Affairs and Higher Education and Science. GEUS also operates in the private sector and participates in EU projects, including the EURARE and Minerals4EU projects, and leads the Mineral Intelligence Capacity [MICA] project.
Universidade Técnica Nacional de Atenas
The National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) is the oldest and most prestigious technical educational institution in Greece with 9 schools and more than 7000 students. Today NTUA employs 1900 academic and administrative staff and more than 2500 researchers. Over the last 20 years, NTUA has actively participated in many national and international R&D projects. The School of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering contributes leading research in fields including extractive metallurgical process development, rehabilitation of sites polluted from mining and metallurgical industries, thermodynamic studies of metallurgical systems, mathematical modelling, simulation of metallurgical and environmental protection processes, and synthesis of inorganic polymeric materials from mining and metallurgical wastes.
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Principais avaliações do CIRCULAR ECONOMY - SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS MANAGEMENT
A great, detailed and informative course that I enjoyed learning about. Lund University you can do no wrong, from my semester spent on exchange in Lund to engaging with this fantastic MOOC! Thank you!
Great course! Super interesting and very accessible language. It's a good entrance door to keep learning about this really important topics.\n\nThanks for giving us the chance to have it for free.
The information shown is very complete and interesting. The different approach gives a better perspective on the topic. Very good professors, interviews, references and visual images.
This course is so insightful and has enthused me to go back to study this further. I recommend this course to anyone interested in sustainable resources and the circular economy!
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