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Citizen participation in the Middle East

Facilitating dialogue between stakeholders and empowering citizens to have their say in decision-making processes is a key mission for Prospex Institute. On 18 February 2018, we invited Mr Dirk Tieleman, Belgian journalist specialised in the Middle East, for a public talk about his experience in the region and recent evolutions regarding citizens’ participation in civic […]

First Citizen Lab in Ellesmere Port

As part of the SecREEts Public engagement strategy, Prospex Institute will facilitate Citizen Labs in different locations where SecREEts industrial plants are set up. These consultations are designed to engage a dialogue between local communities and SecREEts industrial partners. This will highlight local challenges and opportunities related to SecREEts, and help incorporate local stakeholders’ feedback […]

SecREEts 6-month General Meeting

Six months after the kick off of the SecREEts project, partners gathered on 22-23 November 2018 in Porsgrunn, Norway, for their bi-yearly General Meeting. An opportunity for all project members to gather and discuss recent developments. This time, partners were taken on a tour with REEtec, organisor of the event, on their premises of Herøya […]

Closing the loop: PI presents work on textile circularity to the recycling industry

What is next for the textile and fibre recycling industries? While the circular economy thinking is gaining strength, new technologies are being developed with the ambition to transform waste fibres into secondary resources. But how can we collaboratively take the next steps to adopt and promote recycling technologies?  At the World Recycling Convention in Barcelona, organised […]