Tallinn University of Technology

Tallinn University of Technology opens the Circular Economy Core Laboratory on December 5 at 3:00 p.m. The new lab is a virtual platform created by Tallinn University of Technology for initiating and accelerating innovation. The lab facilitates the university’s vast competencies and contacts and seeks solutions to the challenges of the energy and commodity crisis in cooperation with researchers, organizations, companies, and start-ups.

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14.45 Gathering
15.00 Welcome by Tallinn University of Technology Rector Tiit Land
15.05 “The implementation of circular economy measures in Europe” by Maive Rute, Deputy Director General of the European Commission's Internal Market, Industry and Entrepreneurship (DG GROW).
15.15 Sille Kraam, Deputy Secretary General for Economic Development at Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications for Estonia, discusses the trends in the economy.
15.25 Madis Tilga, advisor of the Estonian representation of the Nordic Council of Ministers, discusses the accommodation of economic activity within planetary boundaries.
15.35 Gert Preegel, a member of Fibenol's development team, and Arnout Lugtmeijer from Trisector, talk about cooperation in the wake of the green revolution and how universities can support businesses.
15.55 Allan Niidu, head of the Circular Economy Core Laboratory and professor of applied chemistry at TalTech, introduces the concept and potential of the laboratory in implementing the green revolution.
16.10 Networking and snacks.

The event will be held in Estonian with simultaneous translation into English.

The event begins at 15:00 in TalTech's Mektory building (Raja 15, Tallinn). Guests can park their cars in the free parking lot across the street from Mektory. Presentations can also be followed through Teams.

The event is free, with prior registration at karin.kaar@taltech.ee.