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Sustainable production and consumption and the circular economy

This research topic covers areas such as

  • Sustainable agriculture
    • sustainable intensification
    • precision farming
    • climate smart farming
    • other alternative production methods
  • Sustainable aquaculture
  • Sustainable industry (including energy-intensive industries, mining, construction, and green chemistry)
    • best available techniques, emerging techniques
    • alternative production technologies & their safety and life-cycle analysis
  • Sustainable consumption
    • market-based and voluntary instruments promoting the consumption of better environmental performing products
    • impact of consumption on the environment
  • Circular economy
    • eco-innovation
    • product design
    • business models
    • consumption patterns
    • markets for secondary raw materials
    • role of innovation, industry and new technologies in sustainable solutions
  • Paradigm of economic growth and sustainability including alternative models