Towards urban symbiosis of critical raw materials: collaborative value creation models in circular ecosystems

The UrbanSymbiosis-research project aims to create sustainable pathways for cities by increasing the circularity of critical raw materials. The project aims for finding efficient and innovative solutions to stem the loss of resources in the future economy. The urban symbiosis -logic is a solution to sustainable resource use and the preservation of critical raw materials` value during their lifecycle. The focus of the project is on three application areas in high-technology products: medical devices, smart buildings and electronic consumer devices.


May 6, 2024
New conference paper, poster and Master Thesis added.

The seminar entitled “Critical Raw Materials (CRM) in a Circular Economy” was held on 17.5.2023. Read more.

Academy of Finland

UrbanSymbiosis in funded by Academy of Finland.