Catalysts and Dynamics

CICAT2025 seeks to identify catalysts that advance transition from innovation ecosystems to business ecosystems in circular economy. We are interested in catalysts that are related to technological, business, organizing and management, regulation, sustainbility policy, language and visual communication. As a result, we seek to create a systemic understanding of the ways by which different catalysts work together to advance circular economy.

 

Circular economy in Finland: Perceptions from the textile industry

This Master's Thesis focused on the perceptions of Finnish textile industry companies on circular economy (CE). The data consisted of 16 semi-structured interviews among Finnish textile industry......

Digital technologies catalyzing business model innovation for circular economy - Multiple case study

Digital technologies have been identified as important enablers of circular economy. Existing research has however been mainly conceptual and literature review based, and thus understanding about how......

Mapping and assessing technology catalysts that accelerate Circular Economy transition: multiple case study

This Master's thesis studied technology catalysts that accelerate the Circular Economy transition. The objective was to identify the readiness level of different types of technology catalysts for the......