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GR-I-CE 2024 – The International Conference on Green Innovation and Circular Economy organized by the UNESCO Chair on Green Innovation and Circular Economy of NTUA, in Athens, 20 – 23 October 2024

The meeting place for Academics, Startups and Innovators.

We have the pleasure to invite you to the 1st International Conference on Green Innovation and Circular Economy (GR-I-CE 2024), which will be held in Athens, Greece, between 20 and 23 of October 2024.

The Conference is being organized by the UNESCO Chair on Green Innovation and Circular Economy of National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), in collaboration with Mantis Beyond Innovation other renowned partners.

Academics, entrepreneurs, and innovative individuals will meet in Athens for a 4-days International Conference on Green Technologies, Innovation & Circular Economy Models, which will combine science, innovation and networking activities. The Conference integrates cutting-edge research with entrepreneurial insights, offering attendees a chance to translate knowledge into actionable opportunities.

Scientific presentations, thematic speeches and discussions will take place on the Conference’s subjects, while at the same time startups and innovative companies of the environmental sector will present their innovative technological solutions. Through B2B meetings, special awards and an exhibition area at the historic Center of Athens, the Conference will facilitate the exchange of ideas and knowledge, through scientific and networking activities.

Authors can submit abstracts by 31st of April 2024, on the following topics:

Circular Economy

Green Innovation

  • Improved Waste Management
  • Circular Water Management
  • Circular Design
  • Circular Business Models
  • Circularity Evaluation
  • Circular Supply Chains
  • Productivity and Innovation Measurement
  • Strategy and Innovation Management
  • Circularity and Innovation Standards
  • Innovation Policies and Instruments
  • Innovation and Creativity
  • Open Innovation
  • Knowledge Transfer
  • Digital Transformation
  • Green Technologies
  • Optimization Theory and Applications
  • Sustainable Materials and Technologies
  • Sustainability-Oriented Innovation Management
  • Green Entrepreneurship

Environment and Sustainability

Decision Policies and Strategic Planning

  • Climate Change
  • Natural Resources Management
  • Environmental Planning and Engineering
  • Environmental Economics
  • Sustainable Business Models
  • Sustainable production and consumption
  • AI and Sustainability
  • Economy Transformation Perspectives
  • New Education Approaches
  • Inclusive Green Transition
  • Foresight
  • Energy Policy and Management
  • Energy Transition
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Supply Chain Management and Logistics

All papers or abstracts that will be presented at the Conference (oral or poster presentations) will be eligible for publication (after review) in Special Issues from International Scientific Journals.

For more information on the scientific topics, registration, and paper submissions as well as general useful information, please visit the Conference’s draft website at https://griceconf.eu.