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INFURI - INNOVATION IN THE FURNITURE INDUSTRY IN THE ERA OF CIRCULAR ECONOMY

Benefits

Know the status of the implementation of the circular economy concept in Spain and other countries
Know the results obtained and expected from the INFURI project.

Introduction

The EU furniture industry is a labor intensive sector dominated by SMEs, which today faces different challenges such as increasing competition from countries with smaller
production costs, rising raw material and labor costs, aging workforce and difficulties in attracting younger workers. The reconversion of the industry applying circularity has the potential to meet these challenges, through repair, reconditioning and remanufacturing, enabling the recovery of value, economic growth and job creation within the European industry of the furniture, while saving resources and resources and protecting the environment.

Addressed to

Workers, middle managers and managers of the furniture sector and related

Goals

- Provide employees in the furniture sector with the relevant skills related to circularity
- Disseminate innovative and sustainable circular business models in the furniture industry that contribute to improving its competitiveness
- Develop an innovative training approach and learning tools adaptable to other industries
- Increase the ability of SMEs to analyze their business from a "circular" point of view;
- Disseminate the principles of circular purchasing with benefits in terms of corporate social responsibility.

Contents

Circular Economy concept and presentation of the Erasmus + INFURI project.
Carlos Soriano

Presentation of the first results of the project.
IO1 - Living Lab with companies
1. Presentation of key concepts of E. Circular
2. Presentation of self-diagnosis results
Patricia Boquera.
Angel Marcos.

The brand for circular companies: Circulatool Certification System
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Coffee Break

IO1 - Living Lab with users
Rafael Porcar

Launch of the multi-stakeholder circular network within the circular economy "and registration forms
Carlos Soriano

Open round for discussion (delivery and collection of the project quality control questionnaire).

Type

Working day

Mode of delivery

Onsite

Methodology

Presentations by AIDIMME staff

Dates

5/10/2021

Calendar

Tuesday

Hours

From 11: 30 to 13: 30

Duration

2 hours

Site

Ausias March Room. ECOFIRA Mall - Valencia Fairground

Application

4/10/2021

Cost

Non-associated company: € 0 + 21% VAT /

More information https://ecofira.feriavalencia.com/agenda-de-actividades-2021/

Teachers

BOQUERA TOVAR, PATRICIA
 
Chemical Engineer specialized in Environment from the UPV. Currently in the Process Management and sustainability section (Department of Technologies and Processes), he has been working at AIDIMME since 2005 in the field of environmental improvement of products and processes in the furniture sector through technical advice to companies, and also participates in various R + D + i projects. He has specialized in ecodesign and life cycle analysis, the study of the best techniques available in the furniture sector, etc.
PORCAR GUERRERO, RAFAEL SERGIO
 
Degree in Economics and Business Administration, Research Proficiency (DEA) in Applied Economics. Senior analyst, in AIDIMME since 2017. Professional experience of 6 years as a researcher in urban, housing and territorial economy, 2 years as a consultant and teacher of management ERP and 11 years as an analyst in projects and services of Competitive Intelligence and innovation of market. As a teacher, Rafa is an experienced and entertaining teacher who teaches real examples of data analysis and visualization.
MARCOS VICENTE, ANGEL
 
Process Management and Sustainability Technician (Department of Technologies and Processes, AIDIMME). Graduated in Environmental Sciences from the University of Valencia and Master in Management, Conservation and Restoration of Biodiversity from the University of Granada. Several years of experience linked to management systems and environmental certification in different sectors, as well as in project development and advice on sustainability and circular economy.
SORIANO CARDO, CARLOS
 
Graduate in Chemical Sciences and Diploma in Advanced Studies in Engineering and Innovation Projects. He develops his professional career at AIDIMME as a technician in R&D projects, has extensive experience as a teacher in courses organized by the entity, Autonomous Administration, etc. In addition to extensive experience in participating in European projects LIFE +, INTELLIGENT ENERGY, ERASMUS + (MIMWOOD and EQWOOD), national and regional projects, mainly in the environmental field. He combines his main activity with that of associate professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering of the University of Valencia.
   

INFORMATION AND PRE-REGISTRATIONS
AIDIMME - Training Department
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Since the NUMBER OF PLACES is LIMITED, if they are interested in participating in these courses, they must communicate it, as soon as possible, by sending the duly completed pre-registration form (one for each student), before the indicated date, in order to close the participation in it. Admission will be made by pre-registration order and your acceptance will be communicated to the company.