Training for Circular Economy in the Construction and Furniture Sectors


Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia

LNEG is a research Institute from the Portuguese Ministry of Economy. LNEG´s mission is to promote science and technological innovation oriented to increase the competitiveness of economic agents in the context of a sustainable progress of the Portuguese economy. Its sustainability experts have been working for over 20 years in eco-efficiency, sustainable product design, social responsibility and life cycle approaches in companies.

LNEG – Resource Economics Unit
Estrada da Portela, Bairro do Zambujal – Apartado 7586 – Alfragide
2610-999 AMADORA

Contact: Cristina Sousa Rocha

Universidade de Aveiro

Created in 1973, the University of Aveiro quickly became one of the most dynamic and innovative universities in Portugal. It aims to develop and implement its mission to provide undergraduate and postgraduate education, to generate research and promote cooperation with society.

Campus Universitário de Santiago
3810-193 Aveiro

Contact: Teresa Franqueira

Amorim Cork Composites

Leading innovation with cork. We strive daily to reinvent the world: we recycle, reuse and reinvent entirely natural and organic materials. With cork we do invent a new world. Amorim Cork Composites is a leader company on innovative applications using cork, inside the Amorim Group.

Rua de Meladas, 260
4535-186 Mozelos VFR Portugal

Contact: Susana Silva


Instituto de Tecnología Cerámica (ITC)

The Instituto de Tecnología Cerámica (ITC) is a research centre established by agreement between the Ceramic Industry Research Association (AICE) and Universitat Jaume I of Castellón, in response to the needs of companies from the Spanish ceramic cluster.

Campus Riu Sec. Avda. Sos Baynat s/n
12006 Castellón

Contact: Irina Celades

PROSPEKTIKER Instituto Europeo de Prospectiva y Estrategia

Prospektiker is an independent company, which specializes on foresight and prospective – strategic studies for the public and private sector.

Parque Empresarial Zuatzu
Edificio Urumea, Planta 1, Local 1
20018 Donostia-San Sebastian

Contact: Eugenia Atin

Universitat Jaume I

The Universitat Jaume I (UJI) is the public university in the north of the Valencian Community. Established in 1991, it is characterised by its personal attention, and the high levels of participation of its members in university life, due, among other things, to its convenient size, with about 15,000 students, and its integrated, modern, functional and sustainable campus.

Department of Mechanical Engineering and Construction
Av. de Vicent Sos Baynat, s/n
12071 Castellón de la Plana

Contact: Elena Mulet


Technische Universitaet Wien

The research group Ecodesign of the department for engineering design at the Vienna University of Technology has been working since 1993 in the field of sustainable product development (Ecodesign), both in the education and research sector.

Institute for Engineering Design (E307)
Getreidemarkt 9, Building BD, 4th floor
Vienna University of Technology
1060 Vienna

Contact: Rainer Pamminger

Österreichisches Ökologie-Institut (Austrian Institute of Ecology)

The Austrian Institute of Ecology was founded in Vienna in 1985 as a non-profit, non-governmental research organisation. During the last centuries the institute positioned itself as one of the leading institutions in the fields of Sustainable Products & Services, Sustainable Building and Resource Management.

Seidengasse 13/3
1070 Vienna

Contact: Maria Kalleitner-Huber

Doka GmbH

Doka is a world leader in developing, manufacturing and distributing formwork technology for use in all fields of the construction sector. With more than 160 sales and logistics facilities in over 70 countries, Doka has a high-performing distribution network which ensures that equipment and technical support are provided swiftly and professionally.

Josef Umdasch Platz 1
3300 Amstetten

Contact: Thomas Meinschad


Aalborg University

AAU is a top-ranked university founded in 1974 and located at three campus in Denmark. The main teaching and study form is problem based and project organized learning (PBL), often in close cooperation with the business world.

Aalborg University, Copenhagen
A.C.Meyers Vaenge 15
DK-2450 Copenhagen SV

Contact: Kirsten Schmidt

Højer Møbler A/S

Højer Møbler A/S is a company that has more than 25 years of experience in developing, producing and supplying furniture and learning spaces for the education sector.

Industrivej 12, Vester Hassing
9310 Vodskov

Contact: Michael Glibstrup