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Bioeconomy Ventures Opens Call for Corporates within the Future of Chemicals domain.

Open call launch: 1 August 2022 Open call deadline: 31 October 2022, 5 pm CEST (Brussels time) Is your organization looking to solve business and innovation challenges? Let Bioeconomy Ventures help you in the following verticals: Platform and Specialty Bio-based Chemicals  Bio-based Plastics and Materials Bio-based Paints & Industrial Coatings Bio-based Fragrances, Cosmetics and Personal Read more

Circular Economy Austria Database

Want to implement circular economy? A range of funding offers can support you! This new online database provides an overview of funding offers for financing circular economy projects and measures that intensify product use, optimize resource use and close material cycles. Filters according to region, type of activity, target group, etc. make it easier to Read more

Innovators Future of Food Call

Open call launch: 24 May 2022 Open call deadline: 26 July 2022, 5pm CEST (Brussels time) BV Platform: BV Future of Food page and the corporate challenges F6S Application Form Project Website Leaflet Innovators- Future of Food – Open call #1 (1)    


Together with the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) and the Austrian Academy of Sciences, concrete concepts for sustainable temporary housing solutions were developed and analyzed as a basis for integration into future urban planning. All project results and publications of the interdisciplinary research project POP-UP ENVIRONMENTS on the topic of temporary housing Read more


InnoWise Scale Competition 2021

alchemia-nova is participating in the InnoWise Scale Competition. We are one of 6 innovators pitching on 29th of September with our innovative nature-based solutions to face the challenges detected in the infrastructure sector. The winner will install its ‘demo’ in the CIIP, company which manages the water and wastewater service of 59 municipalities in the Read more

InnoWise Scarcity Competition


Join the HOUSEFUL community- take part in the Co-Creation Workshop

“Unity creates strength, especially when the contribution of all is needed. Take for example the housing sector and its currently inefficient use of available resources.” In our HOUSEFUL project, we are implementing circular solutions for buildings. A lot of innovative ideas and solutions are already available for the building sector. But social acceptance and people Read more

Einladung Co Creation HOUSEFUL Workshop

Past events

Workshop Circular Food: Circular and healthy food in cities


28/10/2021 15:00-18:30

What better place in Vienna is there to go to the annual worldwide Circular City Week than the Zukunftshof in 1100 Vienna? A place where big plans for a circular economy are implemented step by step. On October 28th, Circonnact is organizing the Circular Excursion & Workshop “Circular Food: Circular and healthy food in the Read more

Workshop “Circular Food: Kreislauffähige und gesunde Ernährung in der Stadt”

LooPi the plant-based urinal goes Vienna



What is LooPi? LooPi is a nature-based solution for a circular economy. LooPi is a functional green infrastructure. LooPi is a public sanitary facility. LooPi goes Vienna – next to the Aqua Terra Zoo “Haus des Meeres” We invite you for the inauguration with tea, juice & cookies: Date: Tuesday, October, 19, 2021 Time: 16:00–18:00 Read more

Workshop Biomeiler


08/10/2021 - 09/10/2021

Interested into building a biomeiler (compost heater) in a workshop with an experienced guide? Register yourself now and join us on the 8. and 9. October 2021 in the CAMBIUM community & eco-village in Fehring, Austria. For detailed information see or contact our colleague Marco Hartl –> (On-site accomodation can be arranged) Copyright picture: Native Read more



Gender Equality Plan

alchemia-nova aims to promote a positive and inclusive work environment, ensuring gender balance and equality in a team of satisfied employees. The company has paid special attention to enable a sustainable work-life balance, to promote the compatibility of work and family-life and to encourage the creative potential of the employees. The company also aims to Read more


Global phosphorus reserves are under pressure of depletion in the near future due to increased consumption of primary phosphorus reservoirs and improper management of phosphorus. At the same time, a considerable portion of global marine water bodies has been suffering from eutrophication due to excessive nutrient loading. The marine environment can be considered as a Read more


Guide to circular economy in building construction

Authors: Eva Bacher, Manfred Bruck, Christoph Hofbauer, Gerhard Los,Christian Rechberger, Harald Resch, Manuel Senn, Silja Tillner,Ben Tisowsky, Alfred WillingerSupervisors: Manfred Bruck, Daniela Trauninger, Markus WinklerEditing: Johannes Kisser (alchemia-nova GmbH, Institute for circular economy & nature-based solutions)Daniela Schneider (Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, FachbereichNachhaltiges Bauen)Johann Fellner (TU Vienna, Waste and Resource Management) PDF Version (German): LF_Kreislaufwirtschaft_UWK_220209

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Validating Circular Performance Indicators: The Interface between Circular Economy and Stakeholders

The development and application of appropriate Circular Economy indicators is an issue that concerns both the scientific and the business community, as well as decision makers. The existing gap between research, policy and practice could be bridged by using a dynamic indicators selection approach that combines both expert and participatory practices. This study aims to Read more

Fundamentals of Building Deconstruction as a Circular Economy Strategy for the Reuse of Construction Materials

The construction industry is one of the most environmentally detrimental industries in the world, impacting directly the use of raw materials, their determination of use involving the whole lifecycle, as well as all their surrounding environment. However, within the building sector, the transition from a linear to a circular economy is still at an early Read more



We are looking for an executive & scientific assistant for our CTO Background alchemia-nova GmbH, an innovation institute ( based in Vienna, focuses on application of transformative bio-based solutions since the year 2000, with the aim of closing loops and facilitating a circular economy in combination with a shift towards bio- based industry and nature-based Read more

Part-time “Connected Biorefineries” Logistic Master Student

Background CATCO2NVERS is a European project that will develop 5 technologies based on 3 catalytic processes (electrochemical, enzymatic and thermochemical) to transform waste-CO2 from 2 bio-based industries into 5 added-value chemicals: TEC1 – glyoxylic acid (GA) via electrocatalytic process TEC2 – lactic acid (LA) via biocatalytic process (enzymatic) TEC3 – furan dicarboxylic methyl ester (FDME) Read more