It is an initiative of the European Commission, launched by the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation as part of the EU Circular Economy Action Plan 2020. It contributes to the policy objectives of the EU Green Deal and the EU Bioeconomy Strategy. It is supported by Horizon Europe, the EU’s research and innovation funding programme
The CCRI specifically targets EU cities and regions, and supports them in improving circularity in their economic sectors, value chains and services. It aims to support Europe’s green transition by boosting circularity at local and regional level, increase synergies among projects and initiatives, disseminate relevant knowledge, and give greater visibility to best practices. Combining this knowledge sharing with technical and financial support, it offers comprehensive support to stakeholders across Europe’s cities and regions.
Contribute to the promotion of the Circular Cities and Regions Initiative with the Social Media Guide ! Thanks to participant, they aim to boost the reach and engagement of CCRI content on social media, helping to raise the profile of the CCRI and promoting engagement with its key messages and activities with their Social Media Guide.
To learn more about this initiative, visit the CCRI website here
- Publication date
- 18 November 2022