Results

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

Inter-organizational collaboration in circular economy ecosystems

In my pro graduation thesis I have researched inter-organizational collaboration in circular economy ecosystems. Especially I studied the enablers and consequences of inter-organizational......

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......

Business catalysts for the Circular Economy innovations

The circular economy (CE) has identified a potential pathway toward more environmentally sustainable economic growth: it involves innovation and technology development as well business development, as......

When institutional logics meet: Alignment and misalignment in collaboration between academia and practitioners

The study examined how the different institutional logics of the cooperating actors affect the collaboration and the emergence of a common understanding, alignment and the achievement of the goal,......

Social Entrepreneurship as a Cluster Concept: Is a Cricket Farming Start-Up a social enterprise?

This research examines social entrepreneurship in accelerating circular economy. The case company, Entocube, farms and develops farming technology for cricket farming. We examine the company with a......

Strategic Renewal Process Towards Sustainability – An Ecosystem Approach

The objective of this study is to investigate how the process of strategic renewal towards environmental sustainability is co-evolving with its business ecosystem. To meet the research objective, a......

Finnish textile ecosystem - circular economy drivers and barriers

The study explores circular economy of textiles from an ecosystem point of view, focusing on the development of the Finnish ecosystem of textile circulation. The ecosystem mapping covered aspects such......

Strategic Renewal Process towards Environmental Sustainability – A Longitudinal Case

We investigated how strategic renewal processes are characterised and structured over time. The study was conducted at a technological forerunner Neste Oyj with an in-depth analysis of longitudinal......

Promoting circular economy requires cross-silo collaboration

The circular economy is seen in Finland as one of the ways to respond to the challenges posed by the current climate crisis. Ministries, companies and other organizations are committed to promoting......