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Applications Open for BECBA Agro-Circularity Pioneers: Train the Trainer Program

Dates of the Training: 18- 23 September 2023 Location: Vienna, Austria Participating countries: Albania, Austria, Kosovo, and Greece The official language of the course: English Link to the application About the project BECBA (Boosting Employability through Circularity of Bio-waste in Rural areas) aims to engage and empower young people in agro-entrepreneurship actions turning bio-waste into valuable bio-products Read more

Raising disruptive bioeconomy ventures, startups and spinoffs to the top.

Raising disruptive Bioeconomy Ventures, Startups and Spinoffs to the Top Press release – Bioeconomy Ventures Investment Opportunities Ideas are a dime-a-dozen, but only sometimes is an idea so good that others may want to invest their money into it. On the 14th of March 2023, six outstanding start-ups were given the chance to present their Read more

Are you an innovator focused on the circular economy sector? Open call #3 – Future of Industrial Circularity – is now open!

The Bioeconomy Ventures Platform is running its third and final Open Call #3 – Future of Industrial Circularity. We invite you to submit your applications to address one of our Corporate Challenges! Successful applicants will have the chance to showcase their innovations to our corporates and registered investors. They will also gain access to the Bioeconomy Ventures Platform’s Read more

Bioeconomy Ventures – Future of Industrial Circularity – Open Call: Corporations – Startup Opportunity

Future of Industrial Circularity – Press Release WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF INDUSTRIAL CIRCULARITY? Open Call #3 The third Open Call is out!!! One of the founding pillars of the BioeconomyVentures Project is to attract and engage with innovators and corporations from within the European bio-based sector. In order to facilitate this objective, we are Read more

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


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