The workshop in Helsinki was interesting and informational. The study visit allowed the participants to get a first-hand experience of stakeholders in the industrial symbiosis. 

Below you can find the presentations of the workshop and you can find a complete summary of the day and its highlights in the follow up brief


Welcoming words and introduction to the Policy Learning Platform services by Magda Anagnostou - Policy Learning Platform coordinator

Welcome and introduction to themes by the Policy Learning Platform thematic experts Ruslan Zhechkov and Venelina Varbova 

Introduction to the Policy Learning Platform by Elena Ferrario - Thematic manager 

Presentation on a practical tool towards Circular Economy by Ilkka Hippinen of the Finnish Industrial Symbiosis System 

Presentation on Frush event by SYMBI

Presentation on Waste Exchange Scheme by TRIS 

Presentation on Green Industrial Database by Mette Høj of CESME

Presentation on the use of organic residues for energy production by Apostolos Malamakis of BIOREGIO

Follow up brief

Find the highlights, the good practices and the policy recommendations that were shared and discussed during the workshop in this follow up brief prepared by the experts of the Policy Learning Platform. 

Other resources

Interested in learning more about circular economy and industrial symbiosis?

Discover our policy briefs in the knowledge hub or get in contact with us through the expert support helpdesk

Research and innovation SME competitiveness Low-carbon economy Environment and resource efficiency