Results

CICAT2025 publishes research results in scientific publications as well as in other formats during the project.

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......

Enabling 4P Collaboration: Multidisciplinary, Industrial-Scale Circular Economy Park

The concept for circular economy in Tampere Region, Finland, is revolutionary. There is no more waste; used materials and energy exist to become a great benefit to the society and its citizens. The......

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......

Scientific Articles

Aarikka-Stenroos, Ranta (2019). Business catalysts for the Circular Economy innovations.

Ingstrup, Aarikka-Stenroos, Adlin (2020). When institutional logics meet: Alignment and misalignment in collaboration between academia and practitioners.

Kaipainen, Aarikka-Stenroos, Ranta (2020). Strategic Renewal Process towards Environmental Sustainability – A Longitudinal Case.

Koistinen, Teerikangas, Mikkilä, Linnanen (2019). Active sustainability actors: A life course approach.

Lehtimäki, Piispanen, Sengupta (2020). Social Entrepreneurship as a Cluster Concept: Is a Cricket Farming Start-Up a social enterprise?

Ranta, Aarikka-Stenroos, Väisänen (2020). Digital technologies catalyzing business model innovation for circular economy – Multiple case study.

Ranta, Keränen, Aarikka-Stenroos (2020). How B2B suppliers articulate customer value propositions in the circular economy: Four innovation-driven value creation logics.

Teerikangas, Colman (2020). Theorizing in the qualitative study of mergers & acquisitions.

Uusikartano (2019). Circular economy center: a concept for sustainable innovative constitutions.

Väisänen, Ranta, Aarikka-Stenroos (2019)Enabling Circular Economy with Software: A Multi-level Approach to Benefits, Requirements and Barriers.

Theses

Eltayeb (2019). Mapping and assessing technoloy catalysts that accelerate Circular Economy transition.

Kaipainen (2020). Strategic Renewal Process Towards Sustainability – An Ecosystem Approach.

Kämäräinen (2020.) Circular economy in Finland: Perceptions from the textile industry.

Niemi (2019). Corporate social responsibility in private, public and third sector [Yritysvastuu yksityisellä, julkisella ja kolmannella sektorilla: Yritysvastuuasiantuntijoiden näkemyksiä yritysvastuun edistäjistä].

Paavilainen (2020). Inter-organizational collaboration in circular economy ecosystems.

Pohls (2020). Finnish textile ecosystem – circular economy drivers and barriers.

Suokas (2019). Is circular economy the new black?

Uusikartano (2019). Circular Economy Center: Creating a General Concept for Circular Economy Constitutions.

Books

Halonen, Seppänen (2019). Eco-Industrial Parks.

Tapaninaho, Kujala (2019). Stakeholder value creation: Legitimating business sustainability.

 

Book Chapters

Mikkilä, Koistinen, Kuokkanen, Levänen, Linnanen (2020). Acceptability of operations.

Levänen, Mikkilä, Koistinen, Kuokkanen, Linnanen (2020). Emerging Markets.

Presentations

Engez, Aarikka-Stenroos, Kokko, A. Jokinen, P. Jokinen (2019). Smart City District as a Living Lab Platform in Sustainability Transition: Nutrient Recycling in Hiedanranta, Finland.

 

Policy briefs

CICAT2025 policy brief #1 (pdf): Promoting a circular economy requires cross-silo collaboration

CICAT2025 policy brief #2 (pdf): Join the circular economy celebration!

 

Visual Catalysts exhibition

Visual Catalysts exhibition brought together artists around the world to use their creative visions for catalyzing our transition to a sustainable circular economy. The exhibition took place in Tampere September 25th – October 18th, 2020. Visual Catalysts is also a 3D virtual exhibition that can be experienced from home.

Read also the the Visual Catalyst book that includes the artists’ works and articles by researchers.

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Photo: Phuong Hoang