Barriers’ Identification and Legislation Support


Service targeted to regional governments and local stakeholders (companies, and sectoral representatives) dealing with circular economy. It provides a collaborative and automated tool to exchange information and data about barriers hampering the transition toward a circular economy (experienced by the companies) and to cooperate toward the definition of solutions in terms of policy interventions.


Service provision is based on a series of input form (to be filled-in either regional officers and local stakeholders) describing -barriers, -operative solutions, -proposition of solutions, -solutions. The data collected are elaborated and sent to the targeted policy officers of displayed in the platform to ensure an efficient research process and an exchange among users.


For regional officers:
-submit barrier to other policy makers at upper level
-submit a proposition for a solution
-communicate with local stakeholders
-solve a barrier by inserting a new policy intervention
-notification of new barrier
-notification of solved barrier
For local stakeholders:
-submit barrier to a policy maker
-submit a proposition for a solution
-communicate with other companies and with policymakers
-submit an operative solution (workaround to a barrier)
-notification of solved barrier

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Framework Programme, DT-ICT-07-2018-2019 “Digital Manufacturing Platforms for Connected Smart Factories” topic, under Grant Agreement ID 873111