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May 7, 2013

The first CASTLE training started on Monday, 6th of May in Mekrijärvi.The day started with intoruduction round and presentations about e.g. Marie Curie ITN-instrument, CASTLE project and project's objectives and goals.

The main topics after general presenations was Sustainability Impact Assessment. Lecturers were Katharina Helming from ZALF and Marcus Lindner from EFI.

The group on Tuesday (Qianyu Li, (ESR 12) is missing from the picture):

Photo By Tommi Suominen

CASTLE team recommends Mekrijärvi facilities and especially the view we have here:

Apr 17, 2013

CASTLE project will organise 8 training courses in all over the Europe. Training courses are aimed to give detailed training in the fields of sustainability impact assessment methods, life cycle assessment and carbon accounting, sustainable companies and products; and complementary skills.

The first CASTLE training will be organised 6-1th of May in Mekrijärvi, in the municipality of Ilomantsi. As this is the first CASTLE training, it's going to cover introduction to the fascinating world of sustainability impact assessment and fellows will learn how to utilize ToSIA tool in the value chain topologies. They will be studying how to analyse and account material flows and get specific training on sustainability footprints and sustainability communication. Lecturers are experts on their fields and representatives from CASTLE’s partner organisations; EFI, ZALF, Skogforsk and UNI-KLU.

More information about the training you can find from Training-section. Next training will be organized in Hamburg in July.

Jan 30, 2013
The European Commission is widening its search for experts from all fields to participate in shaping the agenda of Horizon 2020, the European Union's future funding programme for research and innovation.

Individuals in their personal capacity, representatives of collective interest groups and representatives of organisations can express their interest.

The call for expressions of interest will stay open for the lifetime of the Horizon 2020 programme. Experts can register at any time; however only those having expressed their interest no later than 6 March 2013 at 17.00, Brussels local time (CET) will be taken into account for the setting up of the first Horizon 2020 Advisory Groups. Expressions of interest received after this date will be taken into account for the renewal of groups at the end of each mandate.

Further information available at call for expressions of interest

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