Category Circular Economy Business Models

6y-Postdoc Position (75-100%) in Circular Economy & Innovation at Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria

Do you want to contribute to research and practice of product, technological and business model innovations in the context of the circular economy and sustainability?

Journal of Business Models: New Thematic Section on Sustainable Business Models

The Journal of Business Models recently introduced new thematic sections and hired new Associate Editors. This includes a new thematic section on sustainable business models!

Two Open PhD Positions in Circular Economy at University of Graz (Deadline: 14th August 2020)

The “Christian Doppler Laboratory for Sustainable Product Management enabling a Circular Economy” offers two PhD positions that might be of interest for young researchers. 

Four million business models for the circular economy

Why is it so difficult to provide a comprehensive overview of circular economy business models? The answer is simple: because there are so many of them.

Open Access: “A Review and Typology of Circular Economy Business Model Patterns”

Our article “A Review and Typology of Circular Economy Business Model Patterns” is part of a special feature of the Journal of Industrial Ecology on “Digging Deeper into the Circular Economy”. The articles in this special feature are available for free!

LAST MINUTE: Project employee without doctorate – Circular economy – Deadline 31st August 2018

The Christian-Doppler-Pilotlaboratory for Sustainable Product Management in a Circular Economy of the University of Graz is looking for a project employee without doctorate.

New paper on circular business models

A new paper is exploring the emerging concept of circular business models. These business models aim at a Circular Economy and are a central route for sustainable business model innovation.

Papers in Brief (XXIII): Bocken, Schuit & Kraaijenhagen (2018): Experimenting with a circular business model: Lessons from eight cases

Experimentation is an essential capability to innovate business models for sustainability. We conducted action research with eight case companies doing business experimentation and developed and applied a Circular Business Experiment Cycle.


PhD studentship at University of Exeter: “Digital technologies and business model innovations for the circular economy”

The University of Exeter is inviting applications for a fully funded PhD studentship on “Digital technologies and business model innovations for the circular economy”: http://www.exeter.ac.uk/studying/funding/award/?id=3036 This project will investigate how to use disruptive digital technologies (e.g. internet of things, artificial intelligence, big data analytics, 3D printing and cloud computing) to achieve circular economy; and which […]

Reminder: Call for Abstracts for a Special Issue on “Business Models for the Circular Economy” – Deadline 1st Sept 2017

This request for papers for a Special Issue of the International Journal of Corporate Social Responsibility focuses on exploring Business Models for the Circular Economy.