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.

 

The role of drivers and adaptation factors in transferring business from linear to circular – Case Martela

This case study explores the transition of business from linear to circular. More specifically, we ask, what drivers played a role in the transition to circular economy business model (CBM) and what......

Strategic decisions related to circular business model in a forerunner company - challenges due to path dependency and lock-in dependency and lock-in

Circular economy (CE) entails a radical change in companies because new ways of thinking and doing business are required for value creation opportunities. There is a lack of empirical studies on how......

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......