Circular Materials Conference

Circular Materials Conference

March 17–18 2020, Chalmers, Gothenburg, Sweden

The leading Nordic forum for industrial, scientific and commercial progress in circular use of materials


Circular Materials Conference is a nordic forum for industrial, scientific and commercial progress in the circular use of materials, that offers unique insight and debate in seminars, face-to-face meetings and networking for international key people, academic and commercial, that wants to be in the industry forefront at a time when we face the challenge of transformation to circular business models for the future of our planet.

Exchange and share experiences

Competence Centre of Recycling (CCR) at Chalmers University of Technology; RE:Source in cooperation with Nordic Publishing in conjunction with major organisations from the basic, chemical, recycling and textile and fashion industries organised the fifth ”Circular Materials Conference” on March 17-18 2020 at Chalmers Conference Centre in Gothenburg, Sweden at Chalmers Conference Centre in Gothenburg, Sweden.

The way we use our materials today will define the world we inhabit in the future. On March 17-18 2020, experts met together to reimagine materials with the help of emerging technologies and novel collaborations to create a circular future together.

The 5th Circular Materials Conference brought together leaders from the industry and academia to explore stunning circular economy solutions, novel business models and visions of a world where no materials are wasted. The particular focus was at the new partnerships and technologies that can speed up the transition while bringing about a more caring and truly sustainable economy for all.

Focusing on Industrial, scientific and commercial advances in circular materials, the event featured keynote speeches, seminars, site visits and solutions exhibition, as well as welcome conversations, debate, face-to-face meetings and networking.

Target Group

The forum welcomed everyone interested in the cutting edge of circular innovation, as well as CE thought leaders and visionary CEOs, R&D managers, producers, recyclers, collectors and retailers, decision-makers and representatives of global institutions, NGOs, research institutes and academia, clean-tech investors, and the media – all in one place.

Focus areas at the Circular Materials Conference 2020

  • Metals from Secondary Sources/Critical Minerals
  • Technical and Commercial Outlook
  • Circular Materials Business Applications
  • Innovation Critical Materials – Batteries for Electric Cars
  • Plastic Strategic Research and Innovation in a Circular Economy
  • Circular Economy in Textiles
  • AI and cascading materials innovation
  • CE in Fast Moving Consumer Goods

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