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What is Circular Economy?

Held in the incredible Main Hall at The Guildhall, this event will take a look at what Circular Economy is and why is it relevant to your business. The speakers will also be trying to change some mind-sets and preconceived ideas on what Circular Economy is and how it could be integrated into your business.

Date and time

Thursday 16th March, 1pm - 3pm


Guildhall, York

We are excited to be joined by:

Ethar Alali, Founder of Automedi

Ethar is an Industrial Mathematician, Technologist, Economic modeller, CEO and founder of Automedi. A Donut economy for plastics, helping organisations like the NHS and the UN create responsible value from their plastic waste in as little as 25 minutes. He helps identify socially equitable operating models that also improve sustainable development, increase organisational effectiveness and implement greener, ethical practise, contributes to the body of knowledge in the intersection of climate change and health-economics and has been on the board of trustees of charities like the Citizens Advice Bureau.

Chris Hiscox, Enterprise Manager of BioVale, Biorenewables Development Centre

BioVale promotes and develops the circular bioeconomy across Yorkshire and the Humber. As Yorkshire and the Humber’s innovation cluster, BioVale promotes our region as a thriving centre for this new, bio-based economy and helps enterprise profit from its high-growth, future-proofed business opportunities.

Tabitha Petchey, Ph.D Consultant at Green Rose Chemistry

Green Rose Chemistry is a consultancy offering R&D services, training, and market intelligence in sustainable chemistry. They specialize particularly in solvent substitution, safe chemistry, and identifying market opportunities for green chemicals. Our customized, cost-effective research has solved problems for innovative brands, manufacturers, and distributors, helping them develop new products, meet corporate sustainability goals, and successfully incorporate green chemicals.

This event is co-hosted by York Science Park and Barclays Eagle Labs in partnership with the University of York

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