28-29 March 2019, Nicosia, Cyprus

The Green Growth Community successfully supported the joint international conference CIrClE2019 “Challenges for the Islands in the era of the Circular Economy" & SMile2019 “6th Sustainable Mobility and Intelligent Transport conference”, held between 28-29 March 2019, in Nicosia, Cyprus, under the auspices of DGENV and DGMOVE.

Following last year’s successful organization of the Interreg MED Green Growth Community Business forum, incorporated in Circle2018, the Community participated in CIRCLE2019 with the aim to establish its presence in this high-level annual, enjoying the visibility and by its vast audience.

The conference focused on boosting circular economy in the islands, highlighting cross-border cooperation, enhancing bilateral & multilateral relations, sharing good practices, strengthening economic & business opportunities and promoting green and blue growth, sustainable mobility and intelligent transport systems, sustainable development and implementing circular economy practices in the islands.

An expo area demonstrating technology advancements on mobility and electromobility as well as a research hub, hosting more than 20 projects related to circular economy & mobility, was open to visit during the 2-day conference.

ESMARTCITY, GRASPINNO, GREENMIND and MED GREENHOUSES were represented in the event taking part both in the main conference and the parallel expo area. Projects from other Communities of the MED family were also there.

Circle & Smile 2019 attracted 350 participants from 20 Countries.

For more information you may visit the conference's website