Experts interviews

Austria - Industrial symbiosis

European firms need to recognise that industrial symbiosis (IS) – sharing and repurposing secondary resources and by-products – is not only good for the environment; it helps them compete in global markets. Greater awareness, demand-led innovation, and measures to remove legal and technical...
Can companies become sustainable?
Prof. Dr Erik G. Hansen is Head of the Institute for Integrated Quality Design at Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria. He researches sustainability-oriented innovation, new business model development and life-cycle-oriented product and quality design. In recent work[1], he has looked at the...