PROJECTS

The Centre for Sustainable Design (CfSD) has been involved in a range of EC and UK funded research projects.

Projects have included:

FUSION

CfSD is a partner in the FUSION project running between 2012-2014. FUSION is funded by INTERREG IVA “2 Seas” Programme.

Sustainable Supply Chains through Innovation (SUSCIN)

CfSD is the lead partner of Sustainable Supply Chains through Innovation (SUSCIN) that is ran between 2009-2012. SUSCIN was funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) & South East England Development Agency (SEEDA)/Department of Communities & Local Government (DCLG).

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Towards Zero Waste in Industrial Networks (ZEROWIN)

CfSD is a partner in Towards Zero Waste in Industrial Networks (ZEROWIN) that is running between 2009-2014. ZEROWIN is funded by European Commission’s (EC) Framework 7 Programme (FP7)

Design and Innovation for Business Sustainability (DIBS)

CfSD is a partner in Design and Innovation for Business Sustainability (DIBS) that is running between 2009-2011. DIBS is funded by ERDF/SEEDA

Environmental Market and Innovation Development (ECOMIND)

CfSD is a partner in Environmental Market and Innovation Development (ECOMIND) that is running between 2008-2011. ECOMIND is funded by EC’s Interreg IV A 2 Seas programme.

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Providing Real Time Information for Personal Travel (PIPT)

CfSD is a partner in Providing Real Time Information for Personal Travel (PIPT) that is running between 2009-2011. PIPT is funded by UK’S Technology Strategy Board (TSB)

Civil Society Platform on SCP (DelibProc)

CfSD was a partner in Civil Society Platform on SCP (DelibProc) that ran between 2008-2010. DelibProc was funded by EC Framework 7 Programme (FP7)

‘Centre of Excellence’ in Sustainable Innovation & Design (CoE-SID)

CfSD was the project leader for CoE-SID project that ran been 2006-2007. CoE-SID was funded UK Department of Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) SE Business Resource Efficiency & W (BREW) Fund (through SEEDA)

Sustainable Consumption Research Exchanges (SCORE)

CfSD was a partner in Sustainable Consumption Research Exchanges (SCORE) that ran between 2005-2008. SCORE was funded by EC’s Framework 6 Programme (FP6)

Asia Eco-Design Electronics (AEDE)

CfSD was the lead partner in Asia Eco-Design Electronics (AEDE) that ran between 2005-2007. AEDE was funded by EC Asia Pro-Eco (Aid) programme

The ‘State of the Art’ in Eco-design in the Japanese Electronics Sector

CfSD were a partner in a UK PERA/Department of Trade & Industry (DTI) funded Global Watch Mission that was organised in 2005

ECO-Efficient LIFE-cycle Technologies (ECOLIFE 2)

CfSD was a partner in ECO-Efficient LIFE-cycle Technologies (ECOLIFE 2) that ran between 2002-2006. ECOLIFE was funded by EC’s Framework Programme 5 (FP5) – GROW

Sustainable Products & Services Network (SusProNet)

CfSD was a partner in Sustainable Products & Services Network (SusProNet) that ran between 2002-2004. SusProNet was funded by EC’s Framework Programme 5 (FP5)

The ‘State of the Art’ in Eco-design in the Chinese, Taiwan and Hong Kong Electronics Sectors

CfSD was the lead partner in a UK PERA/Department of Trade & Industry (DTI) funded Global Watch Mission that was organised between 2003-2004

The ‘State of the Art’ in Eco-design in the Japanese Electronics Sector

CfSD was the lead partner in a UK Department of Trade & Industry (DTI) funded Global Watch Mission that was organised between 2001-2002

Closing the Loop on Electronic Products and Domestic Appliances (ECOLIFE 1)

CfSD was a partner in Closing the Loop on Electronic Products and Domestic Appliances (ECOLIFE 1) which was organised between 1998-2001. ECOLIFE 1 was funded by EC’s Framework Programme 4 (FP4) – BRITE-EURAM

ESTO Study 1 (Eco-design ‘European State of the Art’: Comparative analysis and conclusions – Part I & II)

Part I – ftp://ftp.jrc.es/pub/EURdoc/eur19583en.pdf
Part II – http://ftp.jrc.es/EURdoc/sps00140.pdf

CfSD was a partner in ESTO Study 1 a major study on the ‘state of the art’ of eco-design in Europe that was undertaken during 1999-2000. ESTO study 1 was funded by European Science and Technology Observatory (ESTO) project report, Joint Research Centre-Institute for Prospective Technological Studies for EC’s DG Environment

ESTO Study 2 (Eco-design: Strategies for Dissemination for SMEs – Part I & II)

Part I – http://ftp.jrc.es/EURdoc/eur19740en.pdf
Part II – http://ipts.jrc.ec.europa.eu/ataglance/networks.cfm

CfSD was a partner in ESTO Study 2 a major study on the ‘state of the art’ of eco-design amongst SMEs in Europe that was undertaken during 2000. ESTO Study 2 was funded by European Science and Technology Observatory (ESTO) project report, Joint Research Centre-Institute for Prospective Technological Studies for EC’s DG Environment

Eco-design and Training for Manufacture, Use and ‘End of Life’ for SMEs (ETMUEL)

CfSD was the project leader for Eco-design and Training for Manufacture, Use and ‘End of Life’ for SMEs (ETMUEL) that was organised by 1998-2000. ETMUEL was funded by EC’s European Social Fund (ESF).

Sustainability Integrated Guidelines for Management (SIGMA)

CfSD has been invited to be a project steering committee member for the Sustainability Integrated Guidelines for Management (SIGMA) project. In addition, CfSD has been selected as the lead research organisation on ‘sustainability and supply chain management’ research stream.