SusValueWaste seminar at NIFU 05.04.2016. The seminar was about innovation barriers and industrial implementation of food waste recovery. An enormous amount of food waste is discharged worldwide which makes this an important topic when discussing sustainable development. Existing technologies can offer recovery and sustainability of high added-value ingredients inside the food chain. However, there are currently... Read More
Frank Geels is Professor of System Innovation and Sustainability at the Sustainable Consumption Institute, which is an inter-departmental institute at The University of Manchester. Geels held a presentation at University of Oslo (UiO) about dynamics and strategic implications of system innovation and sustainability transitions 18th of February. He talked about empirical evidence that shows that sustainability as... Read More
SusValueWaste seminar at NIFU 16.02.2016. Post-Doctoral Fellow Lea Fünfschilling at CIRCLE, Lund University presented her research about institutional logics of the urban water sector in Australia. The base for her research was the multi-level perspective of transformation processes which is criticized for not considering tensions, conflicts and confusions within systems. Her presented paper offers a conceptual... Read More
The Norwegian Government is aiming to present a national strategy for the Bioeconomy during the Autumn of 2016. The Minister of Agriculture and Food Jon Georg Dale, the Minister of Trade and Industry Monica Mæland, and the Minister of Fisheries Per Sandberg will be responsible for the preparation of the strategy. The strategy will take into... Read More
On the 3rd of July 2015 we had our kickoff meeting for work package 2 at NIFU in Oslo. Here we discussed the characteristics of the economic sectors important for our our case studies.
SusValueWaste had its first annual seminar at the end of September (29-30.09.) 2015 at NIFU’s new offices in Oslo/Tøyen. We discussed first drafts of our State-of-the-art studies, got feedback from our industry partners and the reference group, and exchanged experiences with the CYCLE project.