Systematically scaling up Industrial symbiosis - a model area and lessons learned in Lidköping

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Coordinator Lidköpings kommun - Hållbar samhällsutveckling
Funding from Vinnova SEK 952 400
Project duration December 2018 - March 2020
Status Ongoing
Venture Circular and biobased economy
Call Policy and behavioral issues for a biobased circular economy

Purpose and goal

The purpose of the project is to carry out a survey and then a proposal for implementation plan with new innovative guidelines for the Lidköping municipality model area, which aims to effectively manage development challenges within IUS in an integrated and systematic way. The lessons from Lidköping with the surrounding area will be used to develop these new innovative guidelines for mapping and visualizing the value of industrial symbiosis. These will be able to be used and distributed to other municipalities and regions nationally and internationally.

Expected results and effects

Increased knowledge of obstacles and opportunities in order to design new innovative guidelines Contribution to changing behavior (business, politics and public) that drives a circular and / or bio-based economy. Implementation plan for developing new solutions and strategies in the model area and, if possible, also be utilized nationally and / or internationally. Mapping and analysis of current situation and future potential

Planned approach and implementation

WP 1 Project management WP 2 Strengthen stakeholder relations and initiate an innovative model area for IUS WP 3 Improved knowledge of conditions for IUS WP 4 Identification of new innovative guidelines and business opportunities for implementation and development of an implementation plan WP 5 Evaluation, documentation and dissemination of results Teaching conference with seminars and good examples, dissemination of results in Sweden, the Nordic countries and the EU, via the IUS network. Communication plan is designed.

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