Limburg has a unique and innovative eco-system that links up with strong sectors such as agro-food, chemicals & materials and life sciences & health. From these sectors and the commitment to the four transitions we ensure economic return with social impact.

CIRCO Hub Limburg

LIOF and Rabobank are the founders of CIRCO Hub Limburg with the aim to inspire and encourage more circular business in Limburg.  Together we help entrepreneurs in concrete CIRCO tracks to realize their circular ambitions in practice: within 7 steps we take you from linear to circular! And we show you that this social impact goes hand in hand with economic return.

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MooC (online course) and book "Organizing for Sustainability

Learn how to use the Business Model Template (BMT) in a systematic way to develop a new or adaptable sustainable, circular or social business model. 

  • Book download via this link.
  • Online course (to be taken at your own pace): click on this link.

How do you reduce your waste mountain?

16 tons per person. This is the amount of raw materials used in Europe annually. Ten tons of it go into structural items (think infrastructure, housing, durable goods) and six tons leave the economy as waste. In our current economic system, this gigantic mountain of waste is only getting bigger. Moreover, numerous raw materials are being exhausted. The Interreg project From Waste 2 Profit tackles this problem and helps you as an entrepreneur to reduce your waste mountain through circular entrepreneurship. On March 1, you will be introduced to the program and the concrete financial support opportunities it offers.

If you want more information about this, please contact Sjaak Berden of LIOF:

What is good today can be better tomorrow!

Do you see opportunities for your company to contribute to a sustainable and healthy food system? With the Business Innovation Program Food (BIPF) we help you to get a clear picture of which ideas are promising and how you can translate these into concrete new revenue models for your business. The BIPF is especially for entrepreneurs in the agrifood sector. After three successful programs in which we have helped over thirty companies in the agro-food sector from all over the Netherlands, the fourth edition of BIPF will start on March 9.

If you want more information or wish to register, please contact Sjaak Berden of LIOF:

Read participant Looop's story here!

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