‘Circular Economy’ Innovation & Design

Part of the ‘Towards Sustainable Product Design’ series of conferences

21st International Conference
7th-8th November 2016
University for the Creative Arts
KT18 5BE

Back to Sustainable Innovation 2016

Reviewed Papers: Programme and Abstracts


Market Transformation

Business Models

Development &

Tools & Techniques

Case Studies

Location M121 – 1st floor Auditorium M213a – 2nd floor M213b – 2nd floor M207 – 2nd floor
Chair Anne-Marie Benoy
Manager of Sustainable Resources,
Policy Connect
, UK
Dr Michal Miedzinski
Senior Research Associate,
UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources, UK
Duncan Baker-Brown
BBM Sustainable Design, UK
Jeremy Faludi
UC Berkeley, US
Cindy Kohtala
Researcher, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Aalto University, Finland
10.15 How Regulations Impact Product Innovation: Lessons Learned for the Introduction of Circular Economy Requirements. System Dynamics Modelling to Assess Economic Profitability of Reverse Supply Chain Related Business Models. An Educational Framework for Future Designers. 3D Printing for Repair: A Paradigm Shift of Fixing our Relationships with Things. Unlocking New Value from the Circular Economy of Toilets & Sanitation.
S Shah and E Dekoninck
University of Bath, UK
G Schuh and K Oflazgil
RWTH Aachen University, Germany
M Williams
University of Gloucestershire, UK
N Terzioglu, C Brass and D Lockton
Royal College of Art, UK
C Hicks
Toilet Board Coalition, Switzerland
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10:45 Contributions to Understand the Systemic Barriers for Upscaling Car Share in the UK. Do Circular Economy Business Models Capture the Environmental Value Propositions? Sustainable Innovation for a Circular Economy: Exploring Opportunities within the Design Process. 3D Printing Applications for Creating Products Made from Reclaimed Fishing Nets. Developing a Circular Economy Through the Remanufacture of Refrigerated Display Cabinets and Implications of the Enhanced Capital Allowance Scheme in the UK.
A Rodrigues, T Cooper and M Watkins
Nottingham Trent University, UK
K Manninen, S Koskela, R Antikainen and H Kahlbo
Finnish Environment Institute, Finland
A Prahl
Consultant, UK
R Hunt and M Charter
The Centre for Sustainable Design ®, University for the Creative Arts, UK
Z Muranko, D Andrews, I Chaer, M Longhurst and P Proudman
London South Bank University and The Bond Group, UK
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11.15 Delivering a more Circular Economy for Electrical Goods in Retail? Factories of the Future – Synthetic Biology: A Sustainable Technology for Future Textile Manufacturing? Shaping Skills for Sustainable Innovations. Using Advanced Life Cycle Costing for Assessing Novel Business Models – Cases from Manufacturing and Beyond. Exploiting the Secondary Raw Material Potential in Hospital Waste.
M Hilton
Eunomia Research & Consulting Ltd, UK
H Hansell
University for the Creative Arts, UK
B Biermann and R Erne
Nuertingen-Geislingen University, Germany
M Kurdve, S Grahn, J Hildenbrand, M Bengtsson, C Jönsson, H Norrblom
Mälardalen University, Swerea IVF, Volvo, Sweden
J Kopka
Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics, Germany
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11:45 Investment in Technology as Competitiveness Factor in the Circular Economy Perspective. Exploring Narratives of Repair. Application of Human-Centred Design for Radical Innovations: the Case of Developing Design Criteria for Vertical Farming Vegetable Growth Units at Home. Materials Passports. Increasing Wheelchair Utilization at the Point-of-Use.
J Banioniene and L Dagiliene
Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
E Dewberry, M Moreno, L S Siman, H Makatsoris, L Sheldrick and M Sinclair
The Open University, Cranfield University, Imperial College and Loughborough University, UK
Y Slaats, K Lange and I Oskam
Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
L Luscuere
EPEA Nederland, Netherlands
S Egan, E Hurwitz, E Bazant and E Williams
Johns Hopkins University, US
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12.15 The Challenges and Benefits of Developing a Sustainable and Circular Business Model for the Blinds and Shutter Industry in the UK. The Anatomy of Sustainable Innovation within Studio Craft and Design. Sand Chair: Improving Access to Cornish Beaches Through Sustainable Design. Differentiating Sustainable Design Methods: What Activities or Mind-sets are Universal, What are Unique? Canary Islands: a Living Lab for Circular Economy Principles.
D Andrews, Z De Grussa, A Chalk and D Bush
London South Bank University and The British Blind and Shutter Association, UK
R Nicol
Australian National University, Australia
S Andrews and C Roberts
Falmouth University and Cornwall Mobility, UK
J Faludi
Jeremy Faludi Design, US
V Platzgummer
Consulta Europa, Spain
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12:45 Dynamic and Circular Buildings by High Transformation and Reuse Capacity. Exploring Potential Directions for Revitalizing and Sustaining Craft Design and Production in the Ankara Castle Area. Investigating the Benefits of Swiss Lightweight Organic Meadow Roofs in the Green Retrofit Construction Sector. An Exploration of the Sustainable and Aesthetic Possibilities of 3D Printing onto Textile as an Alternative to Traditional Surface Decoration, Utilising Cellulosic Materials. Green Entrepreneurs: Encouraging Enterprise Development in Deprived Communities.
E. Durmisevic
University of Twente, Netherlands
A Tokat and Ç Doğan
Middle East Technical University, Turkey
D Baker-Brown and L Evans
University of Brighton and KTP Centre, UK
S Vettese Forster, K Burn and J Shackleton
Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland
B Hudson and S Heath
London Sustainability Exchange, UK
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Professor Martin Charter
The Centre for Sustainable Design ®
University for the Creative Arts
Farnham Campus
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