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How to apply and what are the requirements for the applicants?

 

We expect about 70 participants in total which consist from about 30 CIRC4Life consortium members and 40 external participants which are selected based on the following application process.

 

Language requirements. The official Camp language is English. It is expected that all participants are fluently and spontaneously able to express themselves in written and orally. Social interactions and co-creation tasks during the camp days will be done under tight time limit. Therefore, fluent English language skill is an absolute requirement.

 

Group composition. Each of the four case industry groups will include a diverse set of external experts. Therefore we are looking for (1) Cultural diversity by inviting geographically dispersed and culturally-mixed participants, (2) Organizational diversity by inviting participants from public, private, research/education sector organizations as well as consumers' representatives, (3) Cross-functional diversity by inviting participants which have different job profiles and (4) Disciplinary/cross-industry diversity by inviting participants from different industries and disciplines.

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What we expect from you?

The external experts provide complimentary skills and knowledge, which the CIRC4Life consortium members are lacking. If you are a critical thinker and skilled (1) case industry, (2) circular economy / sustainability, (3) marketing/sales, (4) researcher, (5) public sector / policy-maker or (6) consumer / consumer behaviour expert, you are the one we are looking for. CIRC4Life project supports gender and age equality and therefore diversity in gender and age will be one of the participant selection criteria.

 

In the beginning of the camp the working groups builds the shared knowledge and vocabulary, which will be used as foundation for the shared vision and business models development. The intensive working method requires a strong team collaboration and therefore everyone needs to be a consistent participant. Therefore you need to be present for the entire camp. The camp schedule is arrange in a way that in most cases, you can arrive on Cracow on Nov. 12th noon/afternoon and leave late afternoon on Nov 15th, 2018.

 

To apply, fill the following form and describe your (1) demographic profile, (2) expertise, (3) motivation to participate and (4) what would be your potential contribution to CIRC4Life innovation camp.

 

Please feel free to contact circ4life@laurea.fi for any Innovation Camp related questions

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 776503. The views and opinions expressed in this website are purely those of the writers and may not in any circumstances be regarded as stating an official position of the European Commission.