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New PhD position in Circular Economy

 

The PhD project will problematize the eclosion of Circular Economy (CE) configurations with respect to their multi-dimensional performances. Circular Economy initiatives in private companies show a rich diversity of business cases and industrial/commercial models by combining different mechanisms and concepts such as the ‘reduce, reuse, recycle’ nexus, the material cycling and material flow concepts, systems thinking, etc. Simultaneously, a subset of EC initiatives implements alternative economic models, e.g. cooperatives, platform economy, etc. Considering the current socio-political importance given to such EC initiatives in terms of the competitiveness of the business opportunities they develop, the present PhD project intends to question whether the vital sustainable systems thinking is operationalized by such EC initiatives.

The Phd project will contribute to the methodological and empirical development of multi-dimensional performance evaluations of EC-initiatives, in particular on two cases from different economic sectors: (a) Combining the mobility and energy sector by reusing 2nd life batteries in electric grid applications and (b) a case from the building sector. The elaboration of the multi-dimensionality of the framework is part of the PhD project, but could cover dimensions such as economic viability, commercial potential, innovative transformativity, environmental life-cycle performance, social acceptance…

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