Start Circulair: Live Seminars on Circular Design

Antwerpen, BE | 30th of March 2023

Startups and established businesses have one thing in common: they’re searching for innovation in the market. But how do you innovate in a world of scarce resources, climate change, and new business models? Why is creating products that never become waste suddenly the new holy grail within the design world?

Join The Circular Hub for two live seminars featuring circular economy experts on March 30th at Plein Publiek Antwerpen and May 4th at Cultuurhuis Merelbeke. Learn from Karine Van Doorsselaer, a senior lecturer at the University of Antwerp, and Jan Jonker, professor of Sustainable Business at Radboud University. Additionally, Luca Polidori, Secretary and Program Manager CE-Hub at Holland Circular Hotspot, will discuss the new rules of the game “EU ecodesign directives voor beginners.”

Gain valuable insights into the world of circular design and business models. Register now here.



March 30th – Seminar on Circular Design (1:30 PM)

– Eco Design & Circular Economy: The Perfect Match? | Karine Van Doorsselaer
– Designer Mindset – Designer Sprint | Yvette Plaisier (Verhaert | Masters in Innovation)
– EU Ecodesign Directives for Beginners | Luca Polidori (Holland Circular Hotspot)
– From Event Venue to Innovation Hub | To De Bondt (Plein Publiek)
– Kickstart Storytelling Ecodesign (SOFAR, Tillup, …)

May 4th – Seminar on Circular Business Models (9:30 AM)

– Circular Business Models as a Lever for Your Business | Jan Jonker
– From Circular Start-up to International Scale-up | Chris Van de Voorde (JUUNOO)
– Kickstart Storytelling Business Models (Porseleen, WONDR care, …)
– Circular Lunch with Jan Jonker